Srilankan Style Sambol Recipe
The onions are caramelized well and spiced up with dry red chili flakes, curry leaves, cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom and it is complemented with tamarind juice for the tanginess.
Srilankan Style Sambol Recipe, is a signature dish of Srilankan cuisine. The cuisine is itself is quite spicy and rich in flavours because of the consumption of coconut milk and dry red chilies.
The onions are caramelized well and spiced up with dry red chili flakes, curry leaves, cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom and it is complemented with tamarind juice for the tanginess. Sambol are mainly a side dish for many of their dish. It is eaten along with rice dishes, breakfast courses as well.
If you are looking for more Sri Lankan Recipes, here are some :
- 3 Onion , liced
- 2 teaspoon Sugar
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 3 Cloves (Laung)
- 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
- 2 tablespoon Red Chilli flakes
- 1 cup Tamarind Water
- Salt and Pepper , to taste
How to make Srilankan Style Sambol Recipe
To begin making the Sri Lankan Style Sambol Recipe, we will heat the kadai with oil. Add cinnamon stick, cardamom pod, cloves and allow it to sizzle.
Add curry leaves and allow it to sparkle for few seconds. Add onions and sprinkle sugar and saute till they turn golden brown.
Once they are caramelized well, add red chilli flakes, salt and keep sautéing. Add 1 cup of water and cook until the water has all evaporated and it thickens.
Once it is ready, switch off the gas and serve hot.