Chilli Bites

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hidden Kitchens of Sri Lanka

By Bree Hutchins

Published 2013

  • About

Sumith’s chilli bites are dangerously addictive. So much so that the day before I was due to fly home, I rang Sumith and ordered two kilos of them. Unfazed by my request, he bundled them up and put them on the next bus bound for Colombo. Eighteen hours later I was munching on chilli bites as I boarded the plane.


  • 635 g (1 lb oz/ cups) plain flour


In a large bowl, combine the flour, yeast, garlic and sugar. Mix the food colouring with 310 ml (10¾ fl oz/ c