Sri Lankan Village Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves

    3 to 4

    • Difficulty


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By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Published 2005

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This salad is our version of the salad in Jayantha’s village. It has a good fresh taste, with a little heat from fresh chiles. The coconut milk in the dressing blends and rounds flavors beautifully.

The variation here has only one ingredient added, Maldive fish, but that addition transforms it into an entirely different dish, a little wild tasting and equally good. The Maldive fish is quite a dominant flavor; it gives the salad almost the taste of