Sri Lankan Rice

Chop Suey Rice - Thoppi Rice

posted Jul 18, 2010, 2:46 AM by Sri Lankan Food Recipes   [ updated Nov 3, 2012, 11:51 PM ]

 1    Medium red onion chopped
 1    Medium carrot sliced
 100  g  Cabbage chopped
 100  g  Beans sliced
 100  g  Baby corn sliced
 3-4    Hot chilli sliced
 200  g  Tofu
 200  g  Chicken breasts
 2-3  Cloves  Garlic finely chopped
 2  cm  Long piece of ginger, peeled, thinly sliced
 2-3  Tablespoon  Soy sauce
 2  Cubes  Chicken stock
 1/2  Cup  Water
 1  Tablespoon  Corn flour
 1  Teaspoon  Salt
 1/2  Teaspoon  Black Pepper
 1/2  Teaspoon  Chilli flakes
 4  Tablespoon  Oil
     Some lettuce or Salad leaves for decorations
Chop up all your veggies, chicken and tofu into bite sized pieces.
Mix 2 cubes of chicken stock with 1/2 cup of water. Add corn flour and mixed it together and set aside.
Heat two tablespoon of oil in a large wok or frying pan over a high heat until it just starts to smoke. Add chicken and stir fry until golden browned. Remove from pan, set aside.
Heat remaining oil in pan; stir-fry tofu till gets golden and combined onion, garlic, ginger, carrot, beans, and corn until softened slightly and golden brown. Return chicken to pan with vegetables and cabbage. Add salt, pepper and chilli according to the taste. Add chicken stocked with cornflour and soy sauce. Cooked for about 3 - 5 minuets until stock get thickened. Remove from the heat and served with steamed rice.

Fried Rice

posted May 23, 2010, 4:03 PM by Sri Lankan Food Recipes   [ updated Nov 3, 2012, 8:13 PM ]

Ingredients - [8 portions]

 1  Kg  Samba rice
 500  g  Small prawns (shelled and boiled)
 2    Eggs
 50  g  Bombay onions(chopped)
 125  g Coarsely shredded carrot
 100  g  Finely shredded leeks
 100  g  Finely shredded cabbage
 2  Tablespoon
 Soy sauce
 200  g  Cashew-nut,deep fried
 50  ml  Vegetable Oil
 2  L  Chicken Stock or Water
 50  g  Coarsely powdered chillies with seeds
 2    Curry leaves
 1  Tablespoon  Salt


Wash rice and cook it using water or stock.
Heat half oil, and fry carrot , leeks and cabbage and set aside.
Heat remaining oil. Add curry leaves and onions .Fry until light brown. Add eggs and stir till scrambled.
Add prawns and chillies and toss for a few minutes. Add rice and mix well . Add Soy sauce and table salt. Gently mix in the fried vegetables.  Stir gently, cover and simmer for 5 minutes on a low flame.
Finally mix fried cashew-nut

Rice Recipes

Chop Suey Rice - Thoppi Rice
Fried Rice
Milk Rice - Kiribath

Curry Recipes

Brinjal (Eggplant) and Capsicum Curry
Butter Chicken
Fish Curry with Chillies
Lentil with Spinach (Masoor Dhal with Spinach)
Sweet Pumpkin Curry (Wattakka)

Milk Rice - Kiribath

posted May 23, 2010, 3:50 PM by Sri Lankan Food Recipes   [ updated Nov 3, 2012, 8:15 PM ]


 500  g  Raw rice
 2 1/2
 Cups  Thick Coconut milk
 3  Teaspoon  Salt
 2  L  Water


Wash and drain rice. Add 2L of water with salt and allow to cook.
When the water level is same as the rice add coconut milk to the rice and stir well.
Simmer on a low flame until all the grains are well boiled and the mixture is one thick mass.
When cooked, serve on to a flat dish or two plates and flatten smoothly with the back of a spoon or a small piece of a plantain leaf.
Cut into diamond or square shaped pieces

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