Ash Plantain & Eggplant Curry

Ingredients 1 medium purple eggplant 2 small ash plantains 1 ½ cups water 2 teaspoons Sri Lankan chili powder 1 teaspoon fennel seed powder ¼ teaspoon tamarind paste 3 tablespoons milk Salt to taste 2 teaspoons canola oil 1/3 cup sliced onion (red onion better) 2 garlic cloves chopped into small pieces 1/8 teaspoon cumin…

Okra with Mushrooms

½ teaspoon coriander seed ½ teaspoon cumin seed 1 cardamom pod ½ teaspoon finely chopped ginger 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic 1 teaspoon canola oil ½ cup chopped tomato 2 cups frozen cut okra ( ½ inch thick) 1 cup mushroom ½ cup water 1 teaspoon Sri Lankan Chili powder Pinch of turmeric powder 2…

Sesame Seed Balls

Ingredients: ¼ cup white sesame seeds ¼ cup black sesame seeds ¼ cup dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon hot water Method Roast sesame seeds lightly Grind the seeds coarsely and transfer to a dish Add brown sugar and mix well with your hand Add 1 teaspoon hot water and mix well continuously.  This will allow…