Sri Lankan Noodles

At home, this dish is served on special occasions. It is a 100% vegetarian, traditional dinner. Serve it by itself, or with chicken curry, or with my devilled potatoes. You don’t have to follow the recipe exactly – use whatever vegetables you like.


Sri Lankan Noodles


300g  noodles

75g carrots, cut into strips (or julienne)

75g leeks or spring onion, washed and sliced

½ onion, sliced

3 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 green or red chilli

3 tablespoon olive oil

2 eggs, beaten

Salt and ground black pepper



  • Boil the noodles for about 15 minutes, and drain
  • Heat the wok or pan, then add the oil
  • Fry the garlic and onion and when softened add the carrot and beaten eggs
  • Lastly, add the leeks or spring onion and mix well
  • Fry for about 5 minutes then remove from the heat
  • Add the seasoning and gently stir into the noodles




What do you call a fake noodle? An impasta…

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