Sri Lankan love spices, so most of the Sri Lankan food mixed with more spices and comes with so much flavors. Though the Sri Lankan food has a nature of South Indian food. Due to the colonization and influence from other cultures the Sri Lankan Food has been blended with different cousins.
The most important thing is their ingredients that they use for the food marking is spices and Coconut. They love food that shatters with flavor, and many enjoy deep fried, and very tasty snacks. Whatever you choose to eat in Sri Lanka, your mouth is going to delight with happiness. Sri Lanka, being an island with a tropical climate, coconuts and fish and chicken are two of the most important components of Sri Lankan cuisine. Fish / chicken is made into curries, and coconut in some form or another, and to make coconut milk for curries. The primary food in Sri Lanka is Rice and curry. “Curry” means a multiple of dishes which are made according to different methods of cooking.
In every household in Sri Lanka Rice and Curry is the primary food. Fish, meat and vegetables are prepared as curries. Onions, Garlic, green chilies, black pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, nutmeg and saffron are use as spices to add flavors to each dishes.
Dhal curry is one of the most famous consumed dishes in Sri Lankan cuisine. That you can see everywhere. which are red lentils, are often cooked in a beautiful blend of spices, and then a mixed with coconut milk are added to create a rich stew.
Tuna, Sail fish and sardinella is common used fishes for fish curries. After cleaning the fishes, it cut in to small pieces and mixed with spices and water and heat that for 20 to 40 minutes in a store. That’s how they make the fish curry.
This is one of the favorite food in Sri Lanka. It comes with the mix of paratha, vegetable and egg or chicken. That serves with curry.
This is common used in many countries in the world.
Sri lanka is famous for Pure Ceylon Tea. world’s leading producers of tea. Milk tea and plain tea are all popular and widely available in where ever in Sri lanka. Sri Lankan foods are really tasty and very cheap. Even you can buy a main course at 1.5 USD or less.
It is the Natural drink from the holy coconut. In Sri Lanka there are many varieties of this special fruit, including the orange colored king coconut. These coconuts can find in every where in the rode sides and it cost ts from 60 – 80 LKR ($0.4 – $0.6).