Pakistani Biryani

BM # 48  Week 1  Day 1  This is my first post for the year 2015 and before I begin A Very Happy New Year to all my friends!!Coming to the year’s first BM!!This week I will be making some Biryanis. Biryanis are a mix of rice, whole spices , curried meat or vegetables. Normally…

Lankan Curry

Like most of the Asian Curries the Lankan Curry too is made with coconut as its base. Unfortunately my niece does not like the idea of coconut in the curry and I always put these curries for some other time. While making the Lankan Cuisine I could not postpone , and since the Dry Potato…

Sri Lankan Dry Potato Curry

Potatoes are a hot favorite with Lankans. I remember Nancy, (my brothers cook) in SriLanka who used to make a variety of dishes with potato. Initially I wanted to made Deviled Potatoes, but my final choice was this Dry curry. I had bookmarked this recipe from Jyoti Nikunj Parekhs book long long back. The curry has a aromatic paste which has…

Sri Lankan Cauliflower Frikadels

While choosing my dishes for Sri Lankan Cuisine, Cauliflower Frikadels caught my attention. I chose my recipes from The Wonders of Vegetarian Cooking, these Frikadels are just like Indian Pakoras. The taste is very similar, though these are made by marinating the cauliflower with coconut and spices.  The batter too is different , but they…

Sinhalease Acharu

Pickles always perk up a meal. I have always been fond of these but very recently have kind of given up on these.While making this meal, I made a very very small batch of the pickle, as I wanted to taste and get the Sri Lankan flavours of pickle.  The pickle tasted really good and…

Sri Lankan Beetroot Salad

While making Sadya from Kerala,  I read about the beet root pachadi, which is quite the same as beet root raita, just a different name. The Sri Lankan version is different though. Instead of using curd they use Mayo, and the result, just amazing. It’s a simple recipe but unbelievable flavor. For pickled cucumbers, I grated them…