Sri Lanka is a multi-culture country, where people love spices, flavored food and enjoy deep-fried dishes. In Sri Lanka fellow humans are treated food with respect and expressed by sharing and offering, also people in Sri Lanka show their love with sharing food. food over there is really delicious even it is healthy and high in protein.
10 MUST-TRY SRI LANKAN FOOD
1. PARIPPU ( DHAL CURRY):
Parippu curry is a traditional dish of Sri Lankans. It is made simple but contains extensive delightful flavors. Also, it is easy and quick to make This dish is flavored with coconut milk, curry leaves, and spices. It has high protein.
PARIPPU ( DHAL CURRY)
Parippu curry is served with roti, rice, naan, and curry. It can be cooked for under 30 minutes. In Harvest festival, people of all religions of Kerala mainly served this dish. This dish is served in banana leaf.
2. KOTTU (KOTTU ROTI):
Kottu roti is a popular street dish. It is the main course dish. The ingredients that are used to make kottu are egg, chili, pepper, and roti. Also, it is quick and easy to make. Its serving temperature is hot.
KOTTU (KOTTU ROTI)
Kottu roti is made by using chopped roti also it can be made with other types of bread. It has become a popular snack in Sri Lanka.
3. Fish Ambul Thiyal (sour fish curry):
Fish Ambul Thiyal is made with Goraka and Black Peper. It has a unique taste. Fish Ambul Thiya is also called “sour fish curry”. It is a dry curry dish. Also, this dish is mainly eaten with rice.
Fish Ambul Thiyal (sour fish curry)
This is a popular dish in Sri Lanka made by cutting fish into cubes. It has a good balance of flavors between sour and salt.
This dish is made by the burgher community. The ingredients that are used to make lamprais are oil, spices, meat, beef \ pork\ lamb, stock, and rice.
This dish is cooked with meat stock and served with meat curry on a banana leaf. Also, it is eaten with rice. Meat, rice, and sambal chili sauce are wrapped in bananas for a special flavor which increases the taste of the dish.
5. GOTU KOLA MALLUNG:
It is a healthy salad prepared by mixing shredded green vegetables, spices, coconut, chili, onion, and umbalakada fish. It is eaten with rice and curry dishes.
GOTU KOLA MALLUNG
This dish is healthy and contains nutritious properties. Similarly, it used in breakfast. It has many medicinal values. The green leaf vegetable adds more nutritional value to your meal. It is healthy and provides a delightful flavor to the taste buds.
6.KUKUL MAS CURRY :
Kukul mas curry is a traditional recipe from Sri Lanka. This dish is cooked with whole spices and coconut milk. It tastes better with plan rice. The ingredients used in kukul are spices< curry leaves< oil, coconut milk, and chicken.
KUKUL MAS CURRY
7. WOOD APPLE JUICE:
Wood apple is a Southeast Asian fruit. It look like a small coconut. Also it has a hard shell. Wood apple juice is a famous beverage in sri lanka. It is delicious and healthy beverage.
WOOD APPLE JUICE
It is mixed with coconut milk or mix into an ice-cream. Also it has a unique sour and sweet flavor.
8. BEETROOT CURRY:
Beetroot curry is a colourful and flavorful curry. It is easy and simple to make and also it takes 30 minutes to be ready. The beetroot curry is cooked with onion in coconut oil.
It is a main meal dish made with flavours, spices, tomato and coconut milk.