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Sri Lankan Cuisine Specialties – The aromatic and spicy cuisine of Sri Lanka!

Sri Lankan cuisine is well-known for its spicy food. If you are holidaying in this country you should try out some of its popular dishes since you wouldn’t find them anywhere else in the world!

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Rice and curry

This is a typical Sri Lankan meal that is found in almost in every household. It is served with rice, curry of fish and several other curries. The curries usually include vegetables, meat or fish and these dishes are spicy. It includes various ingredients like onions, coconut, chillies and lime juice.

“Building blocks” of the Sri Lankan cuisine

Rice, coconut, native vegetables and spices are considered as the building blocks of Sri Lankan cuisine. The use of spices is the essence of Sri Lankan cooking. Curry leaves and scintillating spices like cardamom, cinnamon, fenugreek seeds will surely entice your taste buds! Coconut is a major ingredient in Pol Sambol which is a condiment prepared with freshly grated coconut.

Sri Lankan breakfast

Sri Lankan breakfast comes in diverse combinations. Apart from rice and curry, you’ll find food like string hoppers, pol roti, and kurakkan roti. Another popular breakfast, Kiri Bath is prepared by cooking rice with coconut milk. A good way to begin scouring the country for the very best of its cuisine will be to first check into favourable Colombo airport restaurants. For example, do take note of The Tamarind Tree Hotel, which has its own restaurant featuring authentic Sri Lankan cuisine as well as complementing accommodation facilities.

Short Eats

“Kottu” is a popular fast food which is preferred by locals and visitors alike. It’s made of godhamba roti, vegetables, egg, meat, and spices. It’s an essential experience to see how it’s made with its unique rhythmic beat!

Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+


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