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Coriander (Kothamalli)

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Coriander (Kothamalli) Sri Lanka

Like other spices coriander is available throughout the year providing a fragrant flavor that is reminiscent of both citrus peel and sage. The fruit of the coriander plant contains two seeds which, when dried, are the portions used as the dried spice. When ripe, the seeds are yellowish-brown in color...

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Bee Honey (Mee Pani)

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Bee Honey (Mee Pani) Sri Lanka

Honey bees (or honeybees) are a subset of bees in the primarily distinguished by the production and storage of honey and the construction of perennial, colonial nests out of wax. Honey bees are the only extant members of the tribe Apini, all in the genus Apis. Currently, there are only seven recognised species of honey bee with a total of 44...

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Banana Blossom/Flower (Kesel Muwa)

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Banana Blossom/ Flower (Kesel Muwa)

banana flower is also known as a banana blossom or heart,. My preliminary research told me that it’s an ingredient commonly used in Sri lankan and Thai cooking. It can be eaten raw or cooked, and it happens to be a great source of vitamins A and C. Banana flower...

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Curry Leaves (Karapincha Kola)

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Curry Leaves (Karapincha Kola)

Its leaves are used in many dishes in Sri Lanka and neighbouring countries. Often used in curries, the leaves generally go by the name “curry leaves”, though they are also translated as “Karapincha  leaves”It is a small tree, growing 4–6 m (13-20 feet) tall, with a trunk up to 40 cm...

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Rampe Leaves

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 11, 2013 | Category : Ingredients

Rampe Leaves

commonly known as pandan leaves and is used widely in Southeast Asian cooking as a flavoring. The characteristic aroma of pandan is caused by the aroma The leaves are used either fresh or dried, and are commercially available in frozen form in Asian grocery stores in nations where the plant does not grow.. The leaves are sometimes...

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