Sri Lankan

  • Sri Lankan Inspired – Sweet Potato Curry

    May 27, 2020peppercook

    One of my favourite vegetables is the humble sweet potato – which tastes the best in this Srilankan-inspired sweet potato curry.  Key flavours in this curry come from cinnamon and coconut milk.  Srilankan cinnamon is of course the world’s best, and those fragile rolls of cinnamon have a far more subtle flavour than the rough,…

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  • Sri Lankan Long Beans

    February 16, 2017thepeppercook

      Healthy, spicy long beans cooked in lemongrass, cinnamon, chilies, and coconut for a perfect vegan lunch or dinner. Ingredients: 250g long beans, cut into 2” pieces 1 tomato, cut into wedges 1 long green stem lemongrass ¼ cup water ½ teaspoon fenugreek seeds 2 pieces cinnamon stick 1 medium onion, sliced lengthwise 3 cloves…

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  • Coconut Sambol

    April 26, 2016thepeppercook

      A Sri Lankan staple “chutney”  made of fresh coconut and chilies! A recipe for a delicious side with hopper, idlis, and everything else! Ingredients: 1.5 cups fresh grated coconut Juice of one lime 1 green chili, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon coriander, chopped 3 tablespoons onion, chopped 1 teaspoon Kashmiri chili, ground 1/2 teaspoon salt…

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