Since opening just a few months ago, Galle Things Roti in Galle Fort has already become one of my #1 Sri Lankan foodie spots in the whole of Galle Fort. Despite most places reducing the spice levels of local cuisine to become ‘tourist friendly’, this charming little restaurant which is managed by Galle Fort Hotel…
As a keen crab curry foodie, I was looking forward to trying the ‘Kalkudah style crab curry’ at Sun Aqua in a province abundent with some the freshest, tastiest seafood on the island. The succulent crab in a perfectly balanced creamy/spicy coconut sauce tasted incredible and after trying it myself, couldn’t help but request the recipe to share…
I’ve always loved the taste of a sweet and spicy beetroot curry; in my opinion a hugely underated ingredient for Sri Lankan rice & curry and definitely in my top 5. Complimenting almost any combination of dishes; from chicken, fish to other vegetables an dhal, it adds dynamic flavour and texture.
I was introduced to this irresistibly fruity cheesecake at the Old Palm House in Galle; a charming refurbished colonial house in perfect harmony of contemporary, stylish design and original character.
Next up on my top Sri Lankan recipes is an absolute favourite of mine; Jetwing’s mouth-watering chicken curry. It’s surprisingly straightforward and works alongside any vegetable dishes in addition to a side of Pol Rotti bread- us Brits like something to dip!
Fancy a tasty reinvention of the classic omelette? With just a few extra ingredients you can make a delicious Sri Lankan alternative, perfect for breakfast or even (as us Brits tend to favour whenever possible!) a lazy dinner.
Pol rotti is a round, flat coconut bread (enjoyed similarly to naan in India) and is quick and easy to make- popular as both a ‘small eat’ or accompaniment to a flavoursome curry.