Thai herbs

Thai Herbs in Sri Lanka

You will be amazes that Thai herbs grow wild in Sri Lanka.

Thai Corriander

Thai Long Coriander is also known as  Saw Tooth Coriander, Spiny Coriander, Culantro (not Cilantro). Nnative to Central America and the Caribbean,  It’s mainly used to flavor soups, noodles and curries.

In Sri Lanka it is know as “Andu Kola”, used to ward off snakes, it grows wild – අදු කොළ. Culantro නැතිනම් මෙක්සිකන් කොත්තමල්ලි කොල කියන්නේ අදුකොල වලට.🌿


Thai corriander

Kaffir Lime Leaves

Thai-style curries often use kaffir lime leaves,


Galangal is called kha in Thai. Galangal is  a key ingredient in thai cooking, such as  green curry paste, Thai soups such as tom yum (hot and sour soup) and tom kha gai (chicken and coconut milk soup)


Sera - Lemongrass

When it comes to Thai cooking, the lower portion (tender) of the stalk of the lemongrass is widely used as a herb in Thai cuisine. It is typically cut or chopped to make marinades, soups, or stir-fries. It serves as an added ingredient in curries, fish, poultry, beef, and seafood dishes. It can even be used for brewing tea. Also widely used in Sri Lankan cooking.

lemon grass
Sera - lemon grass