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Extra spicy curried mackerel fish stew 🍲🔥⚡❤️ #icancookchallenge

Beef Curry with Coconut Milk and Peanuts

Beef curry prepared with spicy sauce inspired by authentic Sri Lankan spices, coconut milk and peanuts. slow cooked to almost pan roast.

Creamy potato Salad with No Mayo

Spicy kick with Turmeric yellow curry dressing and inspired by Sri Lankan Potato curry. Today, when my garden is getting some much needed rain, I thought about testing out some new potato salad idea with no mayonnaise but coconut curry flavored with my favorite homemade seasoning base. It was fun trying out some great outdoor grilling and smoking recipes last week, so why not some sides this week. After all its 4th of July weekend ! Sri Lankan creamy potato curry is more of a soup style curry base made with boiling potatoes in coconut milk and spices, herbs including turmeric and curry leaves. Potato salad on the other hand is potatoes coated with yummy creamy dressing, which is something very different from Sri Lankan idea of a curry. I love the flavor of both and wanted so bad to take inspiration from both dishes to make something with my own twist. I also wanted a lower calorie version of potato salad with no mayonnaise. There are so many variations of potato salads all around …

The Sri Lankan Umami-Part 2

Roasted curry seasoning for Black Pork Curry Its Summer! Hot days are here with abundance of greenery outdoor cooking, grilling and barbeques. It is time for adding new recipes to your grilling and barbeque recipe log. Its time for me to share my second part of seasoning mix series which can double as a marinade for Pork, Tuna, Mackerel will give you most rewarding result. Every time, we make black pork curry (Kalu pork curry), Tuna ambul Thiyal (Tuna Balti) we use dry roasted spice blend that is intense and highly aromatic, it enhances the flavor of coated meat or fish to the next level. Time to time, I make a big batch of black curry seasoning mix and marinade Pork chops or Tuna stakes and make a big batch of Ambul Thiyal for the freezer.  What I know by years of making ambul thiyal is it gets better and better with keeping even in the freezer. To me, Ambul thiyal completes rice and curry combination meal, with lentil curry, green salad, coconut sambol. But …

Sri Lankan spicy jackfruit curry

Let me something for the Monday night. This one is among my favorite. Jackfruit is a big part of Sri Lankan cuisine. Prepared by either simmering with spices for long time, sambol mallum or a fry, it brings so much flavor to rice and curry meal. When I saw this recipe by Minoli de Silva , it was a perfect read for a hot summer night spicy jackfruit curry