PULSE Recipes Wooden Stove Kesel Muwa Curry | Cooking with Aunty D

Wooden Stove Kesel Muwa Curry | Cooking with Aunty D

2022 May 4



Kesel muwa (Banana Flower) 1 medium

Big Onion 2 small

Garlic 4 cloves

Curry Leaves + Rampe

Green Chilli 2 nos

Kochchi 3 nos

Fenugreek 1/2 tsp

Curry Powder 1 tsp

Chilli Powder 1 1/2 tsp

Turmeric 1/4 tsp `

Salt 1 1/2 tsp

Thick Coconut Milk 1 cup

Thin Coconut Milk 1 1/2 cups

Goraka 2 cloves

Oil 1 tbsp

Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp

Maldives Fish 1 tsp



In a clay pot, add some Kesel Muwa, big onion, curry leaves + rampe, garlic, green chilli and kochchi.

Next add some fenugreek, curry powder, chilli powder, turmeric and salt into the pot.

Proceed to pour in thick coconut milk followed by thin coconut milk.

Mix all the ingredients to combine them well.

Transfer the clay pot to a wooden stove (dhara lipa) for the curry to cook.

Seal the pot and allow the curry to cook.

Once the curry begins to bubble, add some goraka and mix the curry once again.

In another pot, add some oil and begin to fry some garlic, mustard seeds, big onion, curry leaves + rampe and salt, while thoroughly mixing the ingredients together.

Next, add Maldivian fish and continue to saute the ingredients together.

Proceed to pour the kesel muwa curry into the fried vegetables.

Give it one final mix and serve while hot!


Aunty D. is a full-time mom working a little magic in the kitchen whenever she’s got time on her hands. She brings ton you easy and fast recipes with a twist of Sri Lankan spices and cooking techniques. Get Cooking!