Showing posts with label sambal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sambal. Show all posts

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Milk rice


Kiribath in sinhala is a milk rice eaten for breakfast, it is traditionally made on special occasions and eaten with kata sambol.
We also eat it with jaggery, sometimes we can put coconut and jaggery or treacle mixture like in the pancake and layer it, this is called imbul kiribath. It is usually made with red rice.
Put the washed rice with cinnamon, cardamom, salt and water and cook in medium heat till the rice is mushy and the water is absorbed. Add the coconut milk powder with some water, mix and cook till the water is absorbed and creamy. Put the rice into a flat dish and level it. Let it cool a little then cut into diamond shapes.

1 cup of rice
2" cinnamon
2 cardamom
2 cloves optional
1" pandan leaf optional
2 to 3 cups of water enough to make the rice mushy
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp coconut milk powder

This milk rice goes to flavours of event Sri lanka.

Kata sambol
2 tbsp maldive fish or dried shrimp
1 tbsp onion
1/2 tsp red chillie or chillie flakes
1/4 tsp salt
lemon juice to taste

Soak the maldive fish or dried shrimp, kunisso, in hot water for 10 minutes to soften it and then drain. Using a mortar and pestle grind the maldive fish, onion, chillie and salt. Mix lemon juice. Can use a food processor.

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Friday, April 16, 2010

Coconut sambal

coconut sambol
1 cup fresh coconut grated
1 tsp chillie powder to taste
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp lemon or lime juice to taste
2 tbsp onion chopped
green chillie chopped optional
curry leaves optional
1/2 tsp maldive fish optional

Coconut sambol or sambal is delicious side to serve with roti, bread, hoppers or string hoppers. It is best to mix all the ingredients using your hand as it will help squeeze and incorporate all the flavours. Add more or less chillie powder, salt and lemon or lime juice depending on how spicy or how much coconut is added.

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