Mixed Vegetable Curry (Kalawam Elawalu Vanjanaya)

An easy to make, simple, very healthy and above all TASTY Sri Lankan curry! Great with rice, or bread.

Sri Lankan Mixed Vegetable Curry (Kalawam Elawalu Vanjanaya)


250g mix of carrots, beans, green peas, and sweet corn (or use frozen veg mix)

50g red onions (sliced)

I small stick of cinnamon

1 teaspoon mustard (English or French)

2 sprigs curry leaves

2 green chillies (chopped)

½ cup coconut milk

Salt to taste



  • Clean and chop vegetables (or defrost mixed veg)
  • Mix well with all the ingredients (except coconut milk)
  • Cook on medium heat
  • When the vegetables are ready add the coconut milk and simmer for 7 minutes
  • When the sauce is thickened, check seasoning and remove from heat
  • Serve with rice or bread

 Without civilization, we would not turn into animals, but vegetables. (Mason Cooley)

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