Kohila Curry

Kohila Curry - Sri Lanka
  • Yield : 6
  • Servings : 5
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 25m

Kohila is one of the vegetables widely eaten in sri lanka & kohila comes in many varieties., such as kiri kohila, guru kohila, wel kohila & goda kohila. The tuber of the kiri kohila is tastier & boils easily. Kohila tubers, roots and leaves are used as medicine, They contain a lot of fibers & known to be very cooling as a vegetable. Known as an Ayurvedic  vegetable in sri lanka & easy to find in any part of the country.

Today we are going to do a Kiri Kohila curry for you all cookery lovers & we post you the basic recipe.


  • 100 g kiri kohila thinly stripped or cut
  • some curry leaves
  • 1tsp mustard seeds
  • some onion sliced
  • some garlic sliced
  • some green chillis
  • 1tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 raw curry powder
  • 1tsp chilli powder
  • 1tsp tumaric powder
  • 200 ml coconut milk
  • salt and pepper


Step 1

Add some oil in a pan or clay pot & saute onion,mustard,cumin and garlic, then add curry powder,chilli and tumaric and saute for 1 minute more.

Step 2

Soon after add the kohila in to the pan or pot. Follow with coconut milk and reduce the fire and cook for a few minutes

Step 3

Add salt and pepper to taste.

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  1. posted by Marimuthupillai Nandakumaran on March 28, 2014

    very taste


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