All posts tagged: Sri Lankan food

Do you like eating chili? Here is a different way !

The Spicy Vegetable Chili Feels like I have been making chili since like forever. I have made so many of them I cannot even keep a count. because you know? it is one of the best comfort foods that not only amazing in the winter but in summer too. May it be the bowl of chili topped with sour cream and bread sprinkled cheddar on top. Over your favorite pasta or to make Nachos with it just could not get any better. Over the years I have made many versions of this dish, with different beans, some with white beans, garbanzo beans or red kidney beans and different meat and veggie combinations. It comes out so much nuttier and flavorful with red kidney beans. I guess you could say I have my favorite. Red kidney beans are so full flavored, and it look gorgeous whenever you cook with it. However, beans are that special ingredient that I like to take my time preparing. Also, it is not an everyday cooking ingredient for me. I know …

Golden Mixed Vegetable Curry

Gone are the long days of happy summer and we are now in cold January weather. Specially being a day with snow bearing down we all were craving for a something comforting for our dinners. It also feels like an ideal accompaniment for the 100% whole wheat sourdough loaf that we baked in the morning. what would be better than fragrant golden mixed vegetable curry and sourdough loaf on a cold wet January day is there? This one is also a favorite from my mother in law’s cookbook. So here is what you need   Your veggies and things 1 cup of raw peanuts 1 small carrot cut into bite sized pieces Red and green bell peppers Handful of green beans or a can of green beans if that is what in your pantry Half a head of cabbage   Half a cup of green peas Seasoning base 1 teaspoon mustard seeds three cloves of garlic crushed 1 to 1 1/2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and chopped 1 to 2 hot chili peppers A sprig …