fbpx

Sri Lankan delicacy

Tired of Indian flavours, treat your tastebuds to some new flavours

Reading Time: 2 minutes
papaya salad

If you are a fan of authentic Sri Lankan dishes, here are a few quick and easy to make recipes to try at home, shared by top chefs.

SRI LANKAN CURRY – CHICKEN   

sri lankan curry

Ingredients

  • 300 grams boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon tamarind juice
  • ¼ cup Madras curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 4 nos green chilli, halved lengthwise
  • 8 nos green cardamom pods
  • 6 nos whole cloves
  • 12 nos curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger
  • 2 inch cinnamon stick, broken in half
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ Cup coconut milk

METHOD

Step 1: Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Combine the vinegar, tamarind juice, 1/4 cup curry powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Add chicken and toss to coat.

Step 2: Heat the coconut oil in a wok or frying pan over medium heat. Cook the sliced onion, green chiles, cardamom pods, cloves, curry leaves, ginger, and cinnamon stick until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, and continue cooking and stirring until the onion is very tender and dark brown, 15 to 20 minutes more. Stir in the garlic and cook for an additional minute.

Step 3: Add the chicken mixture, water, and tomato paste. Stir and simmer until the chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes. Add the roasted curry powder and stir until evenly dispersed.

Step 4: Gradually stir in the coconut milk and simmer for 2-3 more minutes. (Do not overheat or the coconut milk may curdle. 

READ ALSO: Scrumptious Indian style spring salad recipes

RAW PAPAYA SALAD  

papaya salad

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup Raw papaya, cut in juliennes
  • 1/2 cup Carrot, cut in juliennes
  • 1/2 cup Bean sprouts
  • 5 – 6 French beans, Cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup Roasted peanuts
  • 2 tbsp Coriander, Chopped

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Soy sauce
  • 2 tsp Honey
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic, Grated
  • 1 Red chilli, Chopped
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

Mix raw papaya, carrot, bean sprouts and French beans in a bowl.

In another bowl, mix the ingredients for the dressing.

Pour the dressing over the salad and mix well.

Transfer the salad in a serving bowl.

Sprinkle the roasted peanuts and coriander on top.

Serve immediately.

IANS

READ ALSO: Cheeky chilli recipe: with dark chocolate and beef

- Advertisement -

Related Articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Podcasts

Listen to Indian Link’s NEW Travel Podcast

0
  Indian Link's NEW travel podcast- Feel New In NSW is all about travel and especially made for people who love to explore places in...

It’s National Blood Donor Week

0
  It’s National Blood Donor Week. In our new podcast host Ekta Sharma speaks to Canberra‘s Nidhi Kaushik who runs an amazing donation campaign every year....

Let’s Talk Boosters: Indian Link podcast

0
  In LET'S TALK BOOSTERS, a new podcast series by Indian Link, host Ekta Sharma quizzes Dr Kritman Dhamoon of Blacktown Hospital Sydney about booster...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Jiva Parthipan’s ‘The River Project‘: And the river flows on

0
  When my family first immigrated to Australia in 1994, it was in Warwick Farm where we first dropped our worn bags and surrendered our...
geeta film

Geeta: Filmmaker Emma Macey-Storch’s close look at acid attack victims

0
  Directed by Emma Macey-Storch, Geeta is a feature documentary about a mother’s resilience to bring change to her daughter’s life after a brutal acid...
cochlear implant india

New opportunities in Indian MedTech following India-Australia trade agreement

0
  With lowered tariffs for medical products after the Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (AIECTA), Australian products like the AirPhysio and the Cochlear implant...
Shashikant dhotre drawing

Artist Dhotre celebrates his mother in his drawings

0
  For Shashikant Vaman Dhotre, a Solapur school dropout and self-trained artist, his mother Ratan remains the centre of his universe, and also the inspiration...
Dr. Arati Prabhakar

Dr Arati Prabhakar is nominated by Biden to join the US...

0
  US President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-American scientist Dr Arati Prabhakar to the US cabinet as the director of the Office of Science and...