Spice Sessions Menu


 Hors d'oeuvres

Papadums with mango salsa – Lentil wafers

Frikkadels - Deep fried Halibut Fish Balls


 Mulligatawny Soup – Lightly spiced, chicken or lamb in a coconut milk base (**Garam Masla)

Parippu Hodi Soup – Yellow Lentils with coconut milk and cilantro garnish (** Tadka Spices)


Yellow Fried Rice – Basmati “king of rice” rice sauteed and cooked with onions, turmeric, cardamoms cloves and Ceylon cinnamon. (**Aromatic Rice Spices)

Rice Sticks – Sri Lankan noodles stir fried with onions, spices, curry leaf and green onions (**Island Blend)

Meats and Seafood

Kukul Mas  – Traditional Sri Lankan chicken curry flavored with roasted spices and coconut milk ( **Ceylon Roast)

Chicken tandoori – Marinated in yogurt, tandoori garam masala and broiled ( **Tandoori Masala)

Harak Mas – Flank steak marinated in Ceylon Roast spice blend and simmered in coconut milk ( ** Ceylon Roast)

Kashmiri Rogan Josh – Cubed leg of lamb simmered in a blend of spices and yogurt (**Classic Garam Masla)

Uru Mas – Pork butt or picnic curried with a Ceylon Roast spice blend ( **Ceylon Roast)

Isso Hodi – Shrimp spiced and simmered in a coconut and tomato base ( **Individual Spices)

Vegetable Entrees

Annasi Hodi – Pineapple in spiced tomato and coconut sauce (** Turmeric, Fennel)

Bonchi badala– Long green beans sautéed spices ( **Island Blend)

Thankkali – A tangy curry with fresh tomatoes ( **Balti Masala)

Brinjal Bartha – Eggplant Puree ( **Fragrant Garam Masala)


Coconut Sambol – Freshly, grated coconut with lime and spices (** Cayenne!)

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    The Spicy Gourmet uses only GMO Free USDA Certified Organic Spices that contain no additives or preservatives of any kind. We purchase our spices from small organic farmer associations in Sri Lanka and from community farmers in India. Our Fair Trade status is vouched for by Trust Organic Small Farmers – an alliance for eco-ethical trade and goods.

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