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Tasty and Healthy Traditional Sri Lankan Food – Diversity of Sri Lanka’s distinctive cuisine

Sri Lanka, making liberal use of its local fruits like jackfruit and coconut, an arsenal of great spices and diverse seafood, features an abundance of amazing dishes that are sure to please everyone.

Traditional Sri Lankan Food| Imb by: Amila Tennakoon via Flickr,

 

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Overview

The authentic Sri Lankan cuisine is an amazing combination of diverse flavours in a single cooked meal and it is presented in a way to recall us of its delicious flavours each time we come across such marvelous dishes. A traditional Sri Lankan meal includes a healthy diet often featuring red rice, homegrown vegetable curries, a seafood dish and a green salad. History and culture have shaped the local cuisine making it inherently unique the world over.

Ayurvedic cuisine

Sri Lanka’s holistic ayurvedic medicine is rich in healing ingredients and spices and it is regarded as the oldest sciences of cooking. First, you need to determine your body type or “dosha” to set the diet that is suitable for you. Tourists who want to try out a traditional Sri Lankan meal can consider one of the top restaurants in Colombo the likes of Rare at Residence, to savour a hearty and wholesome meal.

Gluten-free hoppers

In the mood for something light and crispy that will be easy on your stomach? Then turn your attention towards some gluten-free hoppers. These Sri Lankan-style pancakes are prepared with coconut milk, fermented rice flour, coconut water and a bit of sugar.

“Building blocks”

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 are sure to entice one’s taste buds!

 

 

 

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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