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Dhal (Parippu)

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 25, 2013 | Category : Grains

Red Dhal

Dhal also spelled “Dal” or Daal” is called “Parippu” in Tamil language. A preparation of pulses which is stripped of their outer hulls and split.An important part of Indian, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri lankan, West Indian & Bangladesh cuisine. Regularly eaten with rice & vegetables, dhal contains protein for a balanced diet. Sri Lankan preparation of dhal...

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Cummin (Suduru)

By: | 1 Comment | On: January 23, 2013 | Category : Ingredients

Cummin (Suduru)

Cummin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant  in the family  Apiaceae. Native from the East Meditterranean to India  it owns seeds used in recepies of many different cultures, in both whole and ground form. The name comes from ancient semitic languages even if the first form of the word is...

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Chili Pepper (Rathu Kochchi)

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 23, 2013 | Category : Vegetables

Chili Pepper (Rathu Kochchi)

Chili pepper is the spicy fruit of plants in the genus Capsicum; sometimes spelled chilli in the UK and chile in the Southwestern US. In the world is one of the most well known aroma and it’s consumed as powder or in several kinda sauces (enchilada sauces, Szechuan sauce and...

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Bitter Gourd (Karavila)

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 21, 2013 | Category : Vegetables

Bitter Gourd (Karavila)

Bitter gourd known in sri lanka Karavila.and may parts of the world they used the name of Bitter melon,this is a vegetable you can use as cooked and fresh. Many Asian counties famous for bitter gourd salad. High herbal value on this,Sri Lankans love to have karavila curry at their...

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Pumpkin (Wattakka)

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 20, 2013 | Category : Vegetables

Pumpkin (Wattakka)

The word pumpkin originates from the word pepon, which is Greek for “large melon “there are many verities of melon you found around the world. Srilankan have the unique quality of pumpkin with green color shell. we do lot of preparation by using pumpkin,curries,salads,desserts ect. Pumpkin Kalupol one of Sri Lanakan...

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Cinnamon (Kurundu)

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 17, 2013 | Category : Ingredients

Cinnamon (Kurundu)

A spice obtained from the iner bark of the tree. Cinnamon is used in sweet & savory foods, the cinnamon bark is mostly used as a condiment and as a flavoring. In Mexico its known that cinnamon is used for preparing chocolate. In Sri Lanka cinnamon is known as “Kurundu”...

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Clove (Karabu Nati)

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 17, 2013 | Category : Ingredients

Clove (Karabu Nati)

This is an aromatic dried flower bud. Often used in Asian , African & Middle eastern cooking for adding flavor in meat, curries & sweet dishes. Cloves are harvested primarily in Indonesia, India, Madagascar, Zanzibar, Pakistan & Sri Lanka. Cloves are also used in medicine, western herbalism & dentistry.

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