Sri Lankan cuisine developed a reputation independent of its more assimilated neighbor India’s. As spicy as Thai food if not more, but light like Mediterranean, Sri Lankan food is delicious, healthy, and comforting.
You are about to taste a vast selection of authentic Sri Lankan cuisine, the way it’s meant to be cooked with a variety of herbs and spices unique to Sri Lanka.
Sigiri Sri Lanka Restaurant in New York was founded by Tanya DeSilva and Mala Rajapakse back in 2005. Two long time friends whose fondness for preparing Sri Lankan cuisine blossomed into the idea of opening up the restaurant.
Sri Lankan food is inspired by several different ethnicities.Quite a few periods of colonization paved the way for the exotic cuisine, blending indigenous ingredients and cooking techniques with influences from Indian, Portuguese, Dutch, Malay and a host of other world food traditions.