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Sri Lankan Rice

Sri Lankan Chef Lalith from the Soneva Fushi Six Senses kitchen in the beautiful Maldives shows Mona Farrugia how to make a staple part of Sri Lankan 'Rice and Curry'

Sri Lankan Rice


Main Ingredient Rice
Preparation Time 5-15 minutes
Cooking Time Less than 30 mins
Course Side
Recipe Serves 4
Recipe Type Sri Lankan


You need:

1 teaspoon ground cardamom

2 inches cinnamon stick

2 heaped tablespoons ghee or coconut butter

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic (or garlic paste)

1 teaspoon turmeric

4 cups of long-grain rice



  1. Dry fry the cardamom, add the cinnamon until you can smell the fragrance.

  2. Add the ghee or coconut butter and fry the onion and garlic on a low heat.

  3. Add the turmeric

  4. Add the rice and then add water immediately. The water should top the rice by around 1 cm.

  5. Mix all and boil, then simmer quietly until the water is absorbed

  6. Add around a teaspoon of salt



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