Step By Step Guide to Sri Lankan Cooking

This a simple guide to Sri Lankan cuisine . If you are serching any recipes s type the name of the recipe that you are in the search box.

Sri Lanka once known as Ceylon, is a beautiful spice Island. Some called it as Island for rice and curry, tear drop of India or the pearl in the Indian ocean.. Freshness is the key household ingredient in Sri Lanka. Rice is the staple food and every meal consist of rice when we were little. Now it has changed a bit but still they eat at least one rice dish a day.

After rice there is a another popular fruit , coconut. Almost all the curries are cooked with coconut milk. When the creamy texture and the rich  flavours of coconut combined with all the aromatic spices gives the unique and exotic look and colours to the curries.

Now you will see more fast food outlets along all the streets of Sri Lanka. If you have visited Sri Lanka at least once you can try the dishes you have tasted with all the recipes I have mentioned here with clear steps and pictures.

Sri Lankan cuisine is a mixture of all the nationalities who invaded Sri Lanka. From mild to hot curries and sweet beautiful desserts are always serve with lots of love.The authentic aromatic spices makes every dish so colourful and tasty. Learn to make beautiful Sri Lankan dishes with the step by step guide.


  1. Boiled Carrot Curry 
  2. Beet Root Curry  
  3. Cashew Curry 
  4. Chicken curry with out coconut milk     
  5. Cabbage curry 
  6. Curried Egg Sandwich 
  7. Canned Mackerel Toasties  
  8. Dried Sprats with potatoes  
  9. Gotukola / Pennywort Salad
  10. Gotukola Kanda /Porridge 
  11. Gotokola / Pennywort Mallum
  12. Gotukola curry
  13. Green Beans curry  
  14. Green Beans Stir Fry
  15. Helapa
  16. How to select, clean and cut a cabbage 
  17. Mushroom Stir Fry
  18. Stir Fried  Beetroot leave
  19.  Sausages..Stir fried Sausages 
  20. White Egg Curry/ (Biththara Kiri Hodi.)
  21.  Red Pork Curry 
  22. How to Clean the leeks
  23. Rhubarb and Potato Curry
  24. Sago With Coconut mil
  25. Fried Eggplant Salad
  26. Sri Lankan Okra Curry
  27. Vegetable Fried Rice
  28. White Potato Curry
  29. Yellow Rice      ?? ???
  30. Deep Fried Spicy Sprats
  31. Thai Eggplant Curry (Thalanabatu )  
  32. How to make thin pan cakes    
  33. Egg and chive pancakes  
  34. Spanish Mackerel (Thora Maalu) White Curry. 
  35. Stir Fried Fresh Sardines (Hurullo Baduma)
  36. Baby Jackfruit Curry (Polos Maaluwa
  37. Black Pork Curry
  38. Deep Fried Spanish Mackerel / Seer Fish
  39. Pumpkin Mustard Curry (Wattakka aba curry)
  40. Red Fish Curry ( Maalu Mirisata)
  41. Radish with spicy coconut. (Raabu Mallum)
  42. Devilled Tuna 
  43. Pumpkin Dark Curry (Kalu Pol)
  44.  Baked Fish Pasties / Patties
  45. Dried Sprats Curry
  46. Broccoli with Coconut / Broccoli Mallum 
  47. Canned Mackerel red curry.
  48. Stir Fried Spicy Pineapple
  49. Snake Gourd (Pathola) Curry 
  50. Potato and Beetroot Curry
  51. Fish Cutlets 
  52. Milk rice/ Kiribat
  53. Katta sambol
  54. Lunu Miris
  55. Thai Egg plant curry with Garlic
  56. Imbul Kiribath/ Sweetened potato stuffed Milk rice
  57. Shrimp with coconut/ Koonisso Mallum
  58. Coconut Chutney for dosa and vadai.  
  59. Ulundu Vada / Black gram lentil patties
  60. Pani Appa 
  61. Dosa/ Black gram Lentil Pancakes
  62.  Sambar/ Mixed vegetable curry for dosa
  63. Hoppers/ (Appa)
  64. Lentil (Dhal) Curry/ Parippu Curry
  65. Tempered Lentil (Dhal) Curry/ Parippu Themparaduwa  
  66. Kale / Athu Gowa with Coconut (Mallum) 
  67. Radish & Shrimp Stir fry (Raabu Koonisso Baduma) 
  68. Cheese Koththu / Stir fried roti with vegetables and cheese. 
  69. Egg Koththu/ Stir fried vegetables with Egg and roti
  70. Fish Ambulthiyal – Method 01 
  71. Fish Ambulthiyal with Coconut Milk / Curry 
  72. Tuna Curry with Ground Herbs & Spices  
  73. Quick Potato Curry   
  74. Plain Pittu / Steamed rice flour with coconut.
  75. Kiri Hodi / Coconut Gravy    
  76. Walithalapa – How to Make 
  77. Milk Toffee / Sri Lankan Caramel Fudge.  
  78. How to cook beetroot with the leaves.
  79. Coconut Roti / Pol Roti   
  80. Lentil Curry with Spinach  
  81. Vegetable Soup  
  82. Leek and Coconut Roti       
  83. Split Mung beans curry / Mung Ata Parippu Curry 
  84. Pumpkin Soup
  85. Potato Filling for Masala Dosa. 
  86. My Mums Spiced Dosa  
  87. Garlic curry – Method one 
  88. Chicken Drumsticks Curry
  89. Mung beans / Mung Ata Curry 
  90. How to Cook the Perfect Basmati Rice
  91. Raw Banana with Coconut/ Alukesel Mallum
  92. Chicken Fry
  93. Cow Pea / Black Eyed Beans Curr
  94. Black Chicken Curry 
  95. Raw Banana / Alu Kesel Curry 
  96. Bombeli/ Bombay Duck Fry  
  97. Leek & Potato Curry
  98. Sri Lankan Prawns Curry 
  99. Pepper Chicken  
  100. Dried Sprats and onion Stir fry
  101. Cabbage with Coconut 
  102. Bombay Duck Curry/
  103. Lunu Kanda,/ Rice Kanji/ Porridge
  104. Lotus root/ Nelum Ala Curry 
  105. Potato and beans curry  
  106. Hoppers the traditional way with out any yeast 
  107. Caramelised Onion 
  108. Thai Eggplants with Potatoes / 
  109. Stir fried Vegetables with Noodles 
  110. Split Chickpea Curry with out coconut milk
  111. Stir fried Dried Shrimp with Snake Beans.  
  112. Green Beans with coconut / Bonchi Mallum
  113. Sri Lankan Coconut Sambol/ Pol Sambol 
  114. Pumpkin Stir Fry 
  115. Dried Sprats and Tomato Curry
  116. Tempered Red Lentils Curry
  117. Tempered Potatoes 
  118. Leeks with Coconut
  119. Stuffed Capsicum Curry 
  120. Beetroot stir fry with Coconut
  121. Spicy Chicken Fry
  122. Samosa… Step by step 
  123. Chicken & vegetable Fried rice
  124. Cauliflower bites 
  125. Spicy Raw Potato Curry  
  126. Rice Noodles with Vegetables
  127. Lentil Curry with Stir fried spices
  128. Drumstick Leaves with Fresh Coconut 
  129. Squid/ Calamari / Dallo Curry
  130. Stir Fried Green Beans with coconut Milk
  131. Chocolate Eclairs From Scratch
  132. Sago Drink / Sav Kenda 
  133. Mango & Sultana Chutney
  134. Spicy Bitter gourd Curry /Karawila Mirisata
  135. Stir Fried Okra / Bandakka Baduma
  136. Lotus Root Salad / Nelum Ala Sambol
  137. Chickpea Curry 
  138. Spinach Pancake 
  139. Marie Biscuit Pudding
  140. Butter beans/Yellow Beans curry
  141. Soya meat Curry
  142. Onion, & Green chilli  Roti 
  143. Spicy Marlin Curry/ Thalapath Maalu Mirisata  ?
  144. Stir fried Raw Paw paw with coconut /
  145. Fresh Fruit Salad with condensed Milk
  146. Marbled Butter cake
  147. Cauliflower Pancake 
  148. Isso Wade/Prawns topped  Lentil Patties
  149. Chinese Chilli Paste From Scratch 
  150. Kohlrabi /Nokohol with coconut   
  151. Kohlrabi / Nokohol  & Potato Curry
  152. Manioc/Cassava Curry
  153. Dried Queen Fish Curry
  154. Snake Beans Curry       
  155.  Kurakkan/ Ragi Roti
  156. Cowpea (Black eyed Gram ) Wade
  157.  Raw Paw paw Curry/ Amu Papol Maaluwa
  158.  Mango & Date Chutney  Amba Rata Indi Chutney
  159. Green Mango Curry Amba Maaluwa
  160. Kakiri Curry
  161. Ambarella Curry
  162.  Fresh Baby Jackfruit Curry /Polos Ambula
  163. Fried Asah Plantain Curry
  164. Chicken Drumstics Curry with out coconut milk
  165. Chinese chilli paste
  166. Watalappan Steamed coconut custard 
  167. Stir Fried Winged Beans/Dmbala  Thelata
  168. Stir Fried crispy Dried Sprats/ Haalmasso Baduma
  169. Malay Pickle
  170. Asian Style baked whole fish
  171. Brinjal / Eggplant with dried tuna / Bala Karawala Wambatu Baduma
  172. Devilled Chicken
  173. Deep Fried Spicy Mushrooms
  174. Stir Fried Garlic Kangkun


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