Winged Bean (Dambala)
A type of bean easy to find all around the world. This plant grows as a vine with climbing stems and leaves 3-4mtrs in height. This is a tropical plant & we in sri lanka prepare wing beans in many different ways., As a sambol, as a curry & consumable even raw. The very tender bean is used for preparing dishes & the matured bean are not edible b’cos of the hardness.
Wing beans are recognized by the Ayurveda in sri lanka as a vegetable that contains iron. Our weather conditions are perfect for this plant & recommend to everyone to try this tasty dish prepared the proper way without over cooking to contaminate the flavor. Ideal with your rice & curry meal.