Kohila Curry
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Kohila is one of the vegetables widely eaten in Sri Lanka & kohila comes in many varieties., such as kiri kohila, guru kohila, wel kohila & goda kohila. The tuber of the kiri kohila is tastier & boils easily. Kohila tubers, roots and leaves are used as medicine, They contain a lot of fibers & known to be very cooling as a vegetable. Known as an Ayurvedic  vegetable in sri lanka & easy to find in any part of the country.
Today we are going to do a Kiri Kohila curry for you all cookery lovers & we post you the basic recipe.
Another easy recipe by the chef him self

Total Time:
         25 min
         15 min
         10 min
3 potions


  1. Add some oil in a pan or clay pot & saute onion,mustard,cumin and garlic, then add curry powder,chilli and tumaric and saute for 1 minute more.
  2. Soon after add the kohila in to the pan or pot. Follow with coconut milk and reduce the fire and cook for a few minutes
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.


This recipe is prepared considering patients. If you noticed i have not added any tomato or tamarind. But if you want to add more flavour to this dish, you can add more spice according to your level & add tomato at the last. Could be made as a tempered dish & could be prepared as a sambol as well. How ever,.kiri kohila can be consumed raw.

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