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Lampries

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Introduction

It's a Sri Lankan Recipe...soooYummy..

Ingredients

Serves: 24

  • onion
  • rice
  • clove
  • black peppercorns
  • salt
  • pandanus
  • curry leaves
  • lemongrass
  • coconut milk
  • butter / ghee
  • oil

Method

Lampries is a community recipe submitted by Himashi and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Put 1 tablespoon ghee to pan.
  • To that add crushed cardomoms & cloves,cinnamon .
  • Add onions & curry leaves,Pandanus , lemon grass.
  • Now put the strained & washed rice to that temper. (For 1 tin of rice put 2.5 tins of chicken stock) Add a little salt to the rice. Now cover & cook & take off fire.
  • When the rice & other related lumpries curries are cooked have ready pieces of plaintain leaves , 14"*12" , & make it stiff by holding it to fire.
  • Put about 3 tbs of rice on each leaf, & pour thick coconut milk over the rice, arrange a little meat curry, & a few frickkadels (little cutlets).
  • Fold up the plaintain leaf making them into neat oblong parcels & fasten the two ends with a piece of string.
  • Bake in the oven in moderately hot temperature for 30 mintues.
  • Additional Information

    1.5 measures of rice is sufficient for 24 lampries. Before using the plaintain leaves they must be washed & wiped & warmed over fire. Related items for the Lumpries will be: Brinjals curry, Seeni Sambol, Frickkadels,a meat curry (chicken or mutton)

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