Sri-Lankan Fish Curry

Fish, a staple in most Sri-Lankan households, is often made into a spicy curry, yellow curry, or deep-fried. Fish is also used in addition to potatoes and other spices to make fillings for savoury snacks or appetizers such as cutlets, rolls, and patties. Sri-lankans tend to deep-fry a lot of their foods and although I love Sri-Lankan cuisine I definitely cannot justify using so much oil. I avoid deep-frying as a Read More …

Sri-Lankan-Style Red Lentil Curry

Red Lentil Curry affectionately known as parippu amongst Tamils, is a simple dish that accompanies vegetarian meals and sometimes non-vegetarian ones as well. The preparation of this infamous comfort food varies from home to home although the main ingredient remains the same. My mom tempers dried red chillies along with onions and spices in her version and I use fresh green chillies in mine. Regardless of how it is prepared, Read More …