coconut flatbread cooked on the tawa.
steamed rice cakes that add a satisfying light and fluffy texture to any meal.
lentils are simmered until tender in a spiced sauce with drumsticks, a long fibrous green vegetable from the bean family.
a powdered seasoning from lentils, chickpeas and spices.
the tamil word for curry.
lamb or chicken kari, tossed with shredded roti, vegetables, green chilli and eggs. kothu is a typical sri lankan hangover dish.
bowl-shaped pancakes made from a batter of fermented rice and coconut milk.
a thick chutney made with fresh coconut, curry leaves, mustard seeds and green chilli.
steamed rice flour and coconut pressed into vermicelli-like noodles which are steamed to form nest-like cakes.
shallots, fish flakes and coconut milk are slow-cooked with spices into a thin stew.
a crispy crepe-like pancake made from a batter of lentils and rice, stuffed with spiced potatoes and cooked on the tawa.
aromatic raw ingredients pounded together into a condiment.
made from fresh-grated coconut, chilli, lime juice, curry leaves, onions and tomato.
caramelised onions with spices, tamarind and cane sugar.
spicy chilli and onion chutney.
a flakey flatbread cooked on the tawa.
crispy eggplant, okra, carrot salad tossed in a mustard dressing with pickled onions, chilli, dates and lemon juice.