Thursday, May 27, 2010

Homemade Coconut Rotti -Srilanka

Homemade Coconut Rotti -Srilanka

One of the very taste food in Srilanka.


Homemade Coconut Rotti -Srilanka


40 min. Prep: 15 min. Cook: 15 min.
489 calories/serving (approx.)


400grams flour, all-purpose
250grams dessicated coconut
1tablespoon green chili small slices
2teaspoons chili powder
1/2teaspoon salt or to taste
1x black pepper freshly ground to taste
1/4cup water
1tablespoon curry leaves or chopped coriander leaves, optional


Combine the all ingredients, mix well, and add enough water to make a soft dough (not stick).
Let the dough rest in the bowl 15 minutes.
Shape it in to ball about 2 inches in diameter.
Then flatten each ball  a greased plate, thick as desired.
Cook in a frying pan very lightly greased with oil keep turning on both sides until rotti is cooked(light brown).
Serve hot with fish or chicken curry, banana or your favorite.

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Homemade Steamed Cake Srilanka

Welcome !
Home made steamed cake


165grams flour, all-purpose
90grams brown sugar
1teaspoon baking soda
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1large egg
90millilitres water
1teaspoon honey optional


Mix the flour,sugar and baking soda in a large bowl. Mix well.
Add water egg honey and vanilla, mix well.
Cover the mixture and let rise in warm place, about 30 minutes.
Pour batter in to moulds(paper cups)till 90% steam on high heat for 30 minutes or till cooked
Serve and enjoy.


Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Homemade Bread-Srilanka



300grams flour, all-purpose
12grams butter
6grams salt
6grams yeast, active dry
175millilitres water
12grams sugar


In mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, yeast, and salt, mix on low speed for one minute.
Add water and mix on low speed for one minute.
Combine butter and kneed until smooth and elastic, about 10-15 minutes at medium speed.
Cover dough with towel and let rising at a warm place until volume double size.
Punch the dough down and in to greased  loaf pan, allow to rise for one hour.
Bake at 200C degree for 35 minutes.
Serve with jam or butter.

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