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Sri Lankan Chiken, Beef, Pork and Lamb Curries

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CHICKEN BLACK PEPPER CURRY

Ingredients

1 lb Chicken breast
1 big Onion
1 big tomato
2 Banana Peppers(Malu miris) or green bell pepper
Turmeric powder
Chopped 2 cloves Garlic
Chopped Ginger
Rampe
Curry leaves
1 inch stick of cinnamon
slightly crushed Black Pepper
Tamarind
Salt to taste
A little Cooking Oil

Sri Lankan Chicken recipe

Method

Slice the half of the onion the regular way and the other half in to 2 inch size pieces.Cut the Chicken breasts in to small pieces.Slice the outside of the Tomato in to 2inch pieces and chop the middle part and leave it aside. Heat the cooking oil and add the chopped Onions,rampe,curry leaves,chopped green chillies and cinnamon and let it fry.Then add chopped garlic, ginger,turmeric powder ,salt,sliced chicken and Tamarind juice and let it boil for a while.You will get a nice yellow curry.Do not add water or coconut milk in to it.When it's done add the chopped middle part of the tomato.Then add crushed pepper,Slied tomato(big pieces),sliced banana pepper,Onions(2inch sliced)and a bit of salt and let it simmer for awhile and enjoy it. You can add a little bit of chillie powder but make black pepper the main ingredient.





PARTY STYLE CHICKEN DISH

(This is a very easy to prepare festive dish that everyone will like)




Ingredients

Chicken 1lb
Unroasted curry powder
Turmeric powder
Chopped garlic and ginger
Tamarind or vinegar
1 Cardamom and 1 stick Cinnamon
1 tbsn corn flour
black pepper powder
red chillie powder
salt to taste
Cooking oil or margarine
Sri Lankan Party Style Chicken Dish Receipe

Method

Cut the whole chicken into regular size pieces without skin or you can use chicken breasts.Add turmeric powder,salt,tamarind,curry powder,spices and mix it well.Then add sufficient water and cook thoroughly.
When it's done heat a frying pan and add margarine or cooking oil.When the oil is heated add few chicken pieces at a time and brown it all the sides.
Take the chicken out of the pan and add the chicken gravy that was left from boiling.Mix 1tbsn corn flour in to cold water and add it to the gravy and bring it to a boil.Then add some chillie powder,black pepper powder and mix well.Finally add the chicken pieces and mix well.Can add more chillie powder if desired.





GRILLED CHICKEN WITH BELL PEPPER

Ingredients



4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 red or green bell pepper
2 large Onions sliced into rings
Soy sauce
1tspn olive oil or cooking oil
red chillie powder
black pepper powder
Vinegar
Salt to taste
1tbsn ketchup

Sri Lankan grilled chicken recipe

Method

Cut the Chicken breasts into 1inch thick square pieces and wash well.Drain the excess water and add chillie powder,black pepper powder,vinegar,salt to taste,soy sauce,ketchup and 1tspn oil.Mix well and marinate in the Refrigerate overnight or atleast 5hours before grilling.
Heat the grill(I use a George Foreman Grilling Machine) and when it's hot add few chicken pieces at a time and press it well.Cook it for a about 8 minutes or until well done.
While grilling the chicken soak the Onion rings and sliced bell pepper in soy sauce and olive oil.When the chicken is done transfer it into a dish and add the onions and bell pepper in to the grill.When they are brown add it to the chicken dish and mix well.
(when you grill meat all the excess fat is drained and it's a healthy way to cook meat)






HOT AND SPICY CHICKEN CURRY

1 Whole Chicken
(a)Ingredients
Black Pepper powder
Red chillie powder
Unroasted curry powder
1 tspn turmeric powder
Salt to taste

(b)Ingredients
1/2 onion sliced
Chopped 2 green chillies
Chopped garlic and ginger
1 Clove,2 Cardomoms and 1 stick Cinnamon
Roasted Black pepper powder(kalu kudu)
1 sprig curry leaf
pander leaf(rampe)
(c)Ingredients
Roasted Black pepper powder(kalu kudu)
Tamarind juice or vinegar and Goraka
Coconut milk(optional)
Sri Lankan Chicken curry recipe

Method

Take the skin out of the chicken and cut it into suitable pieces and wash well.Drain the excess water and add all the (a)Ingredients.Mix well and set aside.
Then heat a pot and add a little cooking oil.When it's hot add the sliced onions and brown it well.Then add all the (b)Ingredients.
Now add the chicken and stir it well.Then add Tamarind juice or vinegar and a little bit of water if desired and cook thoroughly.Stir occasionally and cook until all the water is evaporated.At this point if you need gravy you can add coconut milk and bring to a boil.Finally add roasted black curry powder(kalu kudu).Shake well and take the pot out of the stove.






ROAST CHICKEN

Ingredients

Chicken legs and thighs with the skin
Red chillie powder
Salt to taste
Soy sauce
Ketchup
Black pepper powder
1 tspn olive oil
Vinegar
Sri lankan roast chicken recipe

Method

Wash the chicken well and drain the water. Add red chillie powder, black pepper powder, salt, 1 tbsn ketchup, 1tbsn soy sauce, 1 tspn olive oil or cooking oil, Vinegar and mix well. Poke the chicken with a fork a bit to make holes for the marinade to seep in. Coat well, cover and refrigerate for 4-5 hours or overnight. After marinating place the chicken in a foil tray and rub them with a little margarine and bake them at 400 F about 30 minutes. Remove from oven and turn the other side remove all the fat and juices that's in the tray.Then place the tray back in the oven for 15 minutes or until well cooked and the sides are brown.






PORK WITH GRAVY






Ingredients

Pork 1lb
(a)Ingredients
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder
Curry Powder
Chopped garlic and ginger
Curry leaves and rampe
1 stick Cinnamon stick
Sri Lankan Pork with Gravy Receipe
(b)Ingredients
Margarine or cooking oil
1 large Oninon cut in to rings
Sliced Bell pepper or green chillies
Black Pepper powder
Red chillie powder

Method

Cut the Pork into thin slices(without the fat).Add all the (a)Ingredients and sufficient water and cook well. When it's done heat some Margarine or cooking oil in a non stick pan and add the pork without the gravy.Brown the sides then add all the (b)Ingredients and mix well.Finally add the remaining gravy and bring it to a boil.If the gravy is not thick enough ,mix 1tbsn corn flour in cold water and add it to the dish.






BAKED PORK DISH(MARINATED IN SWEET BBQ SAUCE)

Ingerdients

1 1/2 lbs. pork chops
red chillie powder
Black pepper powder
Salt to taste
1 cup sweet BBQ sauce or any other marinating sauce
Chopped garlic and ginger
Sri Lankan baked pork Receipe

Method

Wash the pork chops well and cut them into large pieces including the bone. Add chillie powder, black pepper powder, salt, BBQ sauce and chopped garlic and ginger and mix well.Marinate for 6 hours or overnight.
Pre heat the oven 375F and bake the pork in a ovenproof dish for a bout 45 minutes or until well done.






DEVILLED PORK

Ingredients

1 lb Pork
Crushed red chillies
1 large onions cut into 2 inch sqaure pieces
1 Bell pepper or Banana pepper
crushed garlic and ginger
Salt to taste
Ketch up ar tomato sauce
Vinegar
Red chillie powder
1 tsn Sugar
cooking oil
Sri lankan devilled pork recipe

Method

Remove the excess fat from the pork and cut them into small pieces and wash well. Season it with salt and red chillie powder. Heat a pan with cooking oil and add the pork and let it fry until golden brown on the sides. Add vinegar and cook well.When all the water has been absorbed add a little cooking oil and toss the onions and peppers with crushed garlic and ginger. Add a little soy sauce and stir well. Now add crushed red chillies and ketchup. Finally sprinkle a little sugar and remove from the stove.






LAMB/MUTTON CURRY

Lamb or Mutton 1 1/2lbs
(a)Ingredients
Red chillie powder
Unroasted curry powder
1 tsn Garam masala
Black pepper powder
turmeric powder

(b)Ingredients
1 sprig curry leaf
pander leaf(rampe)
1 clove,2 cardomoms
1 chopped green chillie
chopped garlic and ginger
1 onion sliced
(c)Ingredients
3 tbsn plain yogurt
1 tspn cinnamon powder
Chopped cilantro(corriander leaves)

Method

Cut Lamb or Mutton into small pieces with bone.Take the excess fat out and wash it well.Then all the (a)Ingredients and mix well.
Heat a Pot(use a pressure cooker if possible) and add a little cooking oil.When it's hot add the sliced onions.When it's golden brown add all the (b)Ingredients and stir well.Now add the Lamb and all the (c)Ingredients and mix well.Add a little bit of water and close the lid and cook it well.