1824- 1850 British Rule and 2nd Rebellion

1824- 1850 British Rule and 2nd Rebellion

1824 – 1831
Sir Edward Barns became the governor. The Kandy – Colombo road was building this time. He did a population count. First Coffee cultivation was started in Sinhayapitiya; Gampola by an Englishman...more

Tamil of Sri Lanka - History and Cultural Relation

Tamil of Sri Lanka - History and Cultural Relation

The unique culture of Sri Lankan Tamils took on distinctiveness early from its close proximity to the Sinhalese and from waves of immigration from diverse regions of southern India. ...more

CHICKEN BLACK PEPPER CURRY

CHICKEN BLACK PEPPER CURRY

Ingredients

1 lb Chicken breast
1 large Onion
1 large tomato
2 Banana Peppers(Malu miris) or green bell pepper
Turmeric powder
Chopped 2 cloves Garlic...more

Divert Kalu Ganga for agricultural development

Divert Kalu Ganga for agricultural development

In 1787, the Dutch constructed a dam across a tributary of Ninwala Ganga, near Urubokka, close to Deniyaya and Morawaka and  channeled the waters to Hambantota District [‘Seeing Ceylon’ by R.L.Broheir] for the supply of water for agricultural and  commercial produce cultivation. Brohie...more

Buddhism, Culture and History

Buddhism, Culture and History

Sri Lanka has been long associated with Buddhism and its impact on the nation's culture and history. According to the earliest surviving chronicles from the island, long before the arrival of Buddhism to this beautiful island, Sri Lanka was inhabited by aborigines comprising of tribes...more

Ceylon Junglefowl Gallus lafayettii

Ceylon Junglefowl Gallus lafayettii

The Ceylon Junglefowl occurs throughout the island wherever there is adequate forest cover. In the hills it ventures into tea estates, which have forest cover close by.  Though common, it is not easy to observe except in protected areas, as it is a shy bird which runs for cover at t...more

ONION AND PEAS RICE

ONION AND PEAS RICE

Ingredients

2 cups Basmati or long grain rice washed
3 tbspn cooking oil
3-4 cloves
1 cardamom pounded
1/2 tspn whole black pepper...more

1815 - 1824 British Take and 1st Rebellion

1815 - 1824 British Take and 1st Rebellion

1815 – 1824
Dalada Tooth Relic was brought to Kandy and Asala Perahara was started. Molligoda, Pilimatalawa Adikaram received previous posts under the British regime. Ahalepola refused to take any post. more