Monday, March 20, 2017

Sri Lankan Health Conscious Foods :) :) Source of Protein & Nutrition!! Help on Weight Loss

Welcome to our tropical island 

of gorgeous natural beauty,beaches,water falls,gardens,mountains,parks,forests & the most attractive thing it's food. Let's explore our website & try some recipes.




The nation of the tiny island in the Indian Ocean are really food loving. If anyone ask's about  Sri lankan  cousine the answer cannot be given at a lineSri lankans  prefer mainly  Rice & Curry. You can get various sea tropical foods such as
 Coconut
 Jack fruit
Banana
Pomegranate
 Strawberry,Grapes
Mangoes
Sour Sop
Woodapple
Nelli
 Rose Apple
White Apple
Apple
King coconut
Mangosteen
Avocado
Guava
Jambu   
& so more.
Sri lankan  agriculture provide the nation with plenty of  crops & vegetables. Foods are not only delicious but also source of   vitamins & minerals.These can help you on weight loss as they contain a large amount of protein & nutrition.So it can keep your health disease free.
Tourists visiting the island are provided with those  
tropical foods  in the tourist hotel.
By the help of private sector almost 900,000 metric tons of  fruits & vegetables  are grown by the  hard working   Sri Lankan  farmers.
It has a very good impact on the economy of the Sri Lanka because these  crops & vegetables  are exported in the  Middle East. As vegetables are a great source of protein & vitamin they keep our health strong.It can also help on diet control & weight loss. Government should keep eye on the golden agriculture which can raise  Sri Lankan  prestige in the next generation.The farmers of the hilly country produce a lot of vegetables under cool climate condition.Since the island is in the Indian Ocean,fishermen catch a large amount of fishes.Not only it fulfils the national want but also it plays a vital role in the economy.
 Cabbage
Bean
Beet
Salad leaves
Cauliflower
Cucumber
Carrot
Leek
Bell-pepper
pumpkin 
& so more are Sri Lankans favourite.

Let's explore..


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Seems to be an interesting food & known as godamba roti. According to CNN if you go to the favourite fast food list of the Lankans,you may find it at the topmost position.And source of protein & minerals.

Dont worry....You just have to follow the easy steps

At first you need...

πŸ‘‰ 1 & 1/3 cup wheat flour
πŸ‘‰ godhamba roti(3 cups)
πŸ‘‰ 2/3 cup water
πŸ‘‰ 1/2 cup mushrooms                          
πŸ‘‰ 1 & 1/2 tbs butter
πŸ‘‰ 1/2-1 tsp of chillie powder
πŸ‘‰ 1/2-1 tsp of curry powder
πŸ‘‰ 1-2 green chillies
πŸ‘‰ 2 eggs
πŸ‘‰ 2 carrots
πŸ‘‰ 1/2 tsp salt &
πŸ‘‰ oil for frying

How to cook??

πŸŒ‘.you have to mix all the ingredients & process properly.Then you have to create ball sand coat them with oil.Heat the oil & mind it that flame should be low.

πŸŒ‘Fry ginger and girlic till it fragrant.After adding the spices fry for 3-4 minutes.Then  add white cabbage,carrot,leak,green chillies.

     
  πŸŒ‘Next you can add  just an egg and chicken curry or  vegetables according to your  fantasy. Add some pepper or salt & stir for sometime.Have your delicious Kottu  Roti...πŸ˜„πŸ˜„

Wow...isn't it??


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Known as comfort food & made from red lentils.As an healthy food it has a very good position at the Lankans top charted food list...

What you need are...

πŸ‘‰ red lentil
πŸ‘‰ turmeric powder
πŸ‘‰ celtic sea salt (1 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ cumin seeds
πŸ‘‰ mustard seeds
πŸ‘‰ 1/4 teaspoon sugar
πŸ‘‰ 1/2(red onion & cinnamon)
πŸ‘‰ basil leaves
πŸ‘‰ coconut milk 1/2 cup
πŸ‘‰ 1 green pepper
πŸ‘‰ 4 tsp oil
πŸ‘‰ 4 cloves of garlic
πŸ‘‰ 1 teaspoon chilli flecks
πŸ‘‰ curry leaves(sufficient)




How to cook??

πŸŒ‘ Using plenty of water wash the dhal.Then slice the large onion & garlic.

πŸŒ‘ Put the red lentil into a sauce pan with plenty of water.Cover it & boil the mixture.

πŸŒ‘  Put the lentil,cumin seeds,turmeric powder,masterd seeds,onion,garlic,sliced  leaves,chilli  flecks,coconut milk,sugar,green powder,oil into an another  pan.Heat the mixture for  about 4-5 minutes.

πŸŒ‘ When the water evaporates totally,pour the boiled dhal into it.Stir it gently & you   will have  your desiring recipe...πŸ˜›πŸ˜›

Feeling hungry or not??


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Source of protein & minerals.


πŸŒ‘  It's an special recipe for the Sri lankans.Also has a great demand for the people of all ages.  
   

πŸŒ‘  Actually it is very easy to make the recipe of rice meat combination. At first 
   cook the both rice meat(beef,pork,lamb).Pour the cardamom,cloves,cinnamon into it.
   .

πŸŒ‘  Next you have to just wrap the mixture in a banana leaf & finally it has to be 
    baked for several hours.That's all...πŸ˜›πŸ˜›

So how is it??


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The pancake is mainly a breakfast or dinner dish.It can help you on weight loss.
  
You need
πŸ‘‰ 1 tsp sugar
πŸ‘‰ 3/4 cup coconut milk(thin)
πŸ‘‰ 1/2 cup coconut milk(thick)
πŸ‘‰ salt(1 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ marie biscuit(2)
πŸ‘‰ rice flour(4 cup)
πŸ‘‰ 1 cup beer
πŸ‘‰ egg(1)
πŸ‘‰ white rice(3 cup)
πŸ‘‰coconut water(from 1 coconut)
πŸ‘‰ yeast granules(2 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ oil(1 tsp)   
πŸ‘‰ 1 cup water 


How can you make it??


πŸŒ‘  Mix all of the above & leave it until it becomes froth.Then mix the rice flour with
    the water  &  beer.

πŸŒ‘  Wrapping the bowl with a wet cloth put it in a warm place for a several hours.You need not  use  any flame.

πŸŒ‘  After that you have to prepare the coconut milk.For this scrape the coconut put  
   it  in a  blender  for a few seconds.Then mix some water with it stir for  sometime.According to  your wish you  can add more coconut milk to  maintain  the density of the mixture.

πŸŒ‘  Add the flour ,salt,egg,sugar & the biscuit with the prepared coconut milk.If the  hopper pan is  hot,rub the outer surface of the pan with the cloth.

πŸŒ‘  Mind it very clearly that a small amount of batter must be at the bottom of the  pan. It's  all  done...πŸ˜›πŸ˜›



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Source of vitamin & nutrition.                            

For that you need:

πŸ‘‰ green jack fruit(1)
πŸ‘‰ sliced onion(2)
πŸ‘‰ green chilli(2-3...sliced)
πŸ‘‰ 1 tsp pepper
πŸ‘‰ 1 tsp ginger
πŸ‘‰ garlic(1 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ cardamom(3-4)
πŸ‘‰ curry leaves(optional)
πŸ‘‰ goraka(1-2 pcs)
πŸ‘‰ coconut milk(200 ml)
πŸ‘‰ cloves(4-5)
πŸ‘‰ onion(2 sliced)
πŸ‘‰ salt(1-2 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ pandan leaf(2)
πŸ‘‰ mustard seeds(1 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ fennel seeds(2 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ cumin seeds(2 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ turmeric powder(1/2 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ chilli powder(2 tbs)

Making Procedure:

πŸŒ‘  At first heat a pan.Then put the ginger,garlic,curry leaves,green chillis it along with 2 tbps of oil & fry it along oil 
           

πŸŒ‘  Next add the spices & stir until fragrant.

πŸŒ‘  Cut the jack fruit into rectangular pieces.Adding the 200 ml coconut milk cook for sometime under low flame. 
   

πŸŒ‘  After making the dry roast the cumin seeds & fennel seeds grind it powerfully.

πŸŒ‘  Then add it to the mixture.

πŸŒ‘  Stir gently & cook it for at least 15 minutes.

πŸŒ‘    It's all done...πŸ˜›πŸ˜›



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you need:

πŸ‘‰1/2 kg of brinjal
πŸ‘‰sliced  red onions(150-200 gm)
πŸ‘‰green chilies(8-10 pcs)
πŸ‘‰curry leaves(6-8)
πŸ‘‰vinegar
πŸ‘‰mustard seeds(2-3 tsp)
πŸ‘‰sugar(2 tbs)
πŸ‘‰oil(1 cup or 100 ml)
πŸ‘‰salt(2-3 tsp)
πŸ‘‰garlic(4-5 cloves)
πŸ‘‰ fresh ginger(2.5 cm long)
πŸ‘‰turmeric powder(1 tbs)
πŸ‘‰chilli powder(2 tsp)
πŸ‘‰water(1/2-1 cup)
πŸ‘‰dried sprats(optional)


Steps:


πŸŒ‘
 Take a pan & heat the oil.

πŸŒ‘ Take a bowl & prepare the mustard seeds by soaking it for about 20-25 minutes.

πŸŒ‘ Cut the eggplants into small pieces.Fry the eggplants after mixing the turmeric  powder salt.Fry until it becomes little bit dark.

πŸŒ‘ Fry the red onions & green chilies with oil for ten minutes.

πŸŒ‘ You should keep in mind that the excess oil should be removed after frying.

πŸŒ‘ Grind the mustard seeds very hard & make a fine paste.

πŸŒ‘ Now add the ginger & garlic paste with the paste.

πŸŒ‘ Mince it until the mustard seeds become vanished.

πŸŒ‘ Finally add all the ingredients to the mixture.

πŸŒ‘ Stir gently & don't stop until sugar is dissolved.

πŸŒ‘ Now you can serve your Wambatu moju...πŸ˜›πŸ˜›
    



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Can help on weight loss & diet control.

Ingredients:

πŸ‘‰ gotu kola leaves (2-3 cups)
πŸ‘‰ chopped red onions( 2-4)
πŸ‘‰ maldive fish powder(1 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ lime juiced(1/2-1)
πŸ‘‰ grated coconut(70-80 gm)
πŸ‘‰ green chilies(1-2)
πŸ‘‰ black pepper(1 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ salt(1/2-1 tsp)

  
Procedure:

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πŸŒ‘ At first shred the gotu kola leaves.

πŸŒ‘ Then wash the chillies & onions with fresh water chop them into small pieces.

πŸŒ‘ Finally mix all the ingredients & add the salt.

πŸŒ‘ It's ready to serve now...πŸ˜›πŸ˜›


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Ingredients:

πŸ‘‰ chilli powder(8-10 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ sliced red onions(400-500 gm)
πŸ‘‰ lemon juice(6-8 tsp)
πŸ‘‰ red chilli pieces(1 tbsp)
πŸ‘‰ maldive fish(3-4 tbsp)
πŸ‘‰ salt to taste


Procedure:


πŸŒ‘Put the onions & chilli powder in a blender.

πŸŒ‘Also add the maldive fish.

πŸŒ‘Then blend it for about 5 minutes.

πŸŒ‘Put it in a bowl.

πŸŒ‘Next add the lemon juice & salt to adjust the taste.

πŸŒ‘It's ready to serve now...πŸ˜›πŸ˜›

πŸŒ‘ An amazing thing is that it can be preserved for almost a week in a refrigerator.

   
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It's a health conscious food.                                                                                               
Ingredients:

πŸ‘‰grated coconut(180-200 gm)
πŸ‘‰chopped red onion(1-2 tbs)
πŸ‘‰dried red chilli powder(1-2 tsp)
πŸ‘‰caster sugar(2-3 tsp)
πŸ‘‰maldive fish(1-2 tsp)
πŸ‘‰3-4 curry leaves
πŸ‘‰black pepper(1/2-1 tsp)
πŸ‘‰1 tbs lemon juice
πŸ‘‰coconut milk(3-4 tsp)
πŸ‘‰salt to taste 

    
Procedure:

πŸŒ‘ Take a blender machine & put the red chilli,onion,pepper & the maldive fish.

πŸŒ‘ Grind them for at least 30 seconds.Put the mixture in a bowl.

πŸŒ‘ Then add the coconut milk & stir well.

πŸŒ‘ After that adding the lemon juice(can be mixed in two steps...[as 1/2+1/2=1] )  salt,mix it  very well. 

πŸŒ‘ Put them on roties & finally wrap them.

πŸŒ‘ You will have your desired  Pol Sambol...πŸ˜›πŸ˜›