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Dining in the "Teardrop of India"


What to Eat in Sri Lanka

If you know where Sri Lanka is, chances are your first question about its cuisine is how closely it resembles Indian food. While there are common flavor profiles, for sure, Sri Lankan dishes are uniquely their own. The foods of this island nation are built upon three staples: rice, coconut and native produce. Not food for the timid, Sri Lankan meals are a mixture of powerful flavors like fiery curries, pickled vegetables, and sour lime pickles. The combination of these in-your-face flavors awakens your senses and perks up your palette. Here are the top Sri Lankan dishes every visitor simply must try:

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Discovering Sri Lanka’s Cuisine


7 Spicy Dishes

Nicknamed the “tear-drop of India” due to its shape and proximity to the sub-continent, Sri Lanka is known for a cuisine so spicy it will leave you in tears. Similar to its closest neighbor, this island nation is fond of rice and curry dishes; but if you think you know curry, think again. The Sri Lankan version is one of the fieriest on the planet, thanks to an abundance of spices that date back before the start of the spice trade.

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