PULSE Recipes Nelum Ala Salad

Nelum Ala Salad

2018 May 31

The perfect accompaniment to your rice and curry! Check out Aunty D’s Nelum Ala salad recipe.


• Nelum ala 250g
• Onion 1 large
• Green chilies 3
• Maldive Fish
• Mustard Powder  ¼ tsp
• Pepper ½ tsp 
• Salt ½ tsp
• Tomato 1 big
• Lime juice  tsp
• Oil to fry


1. Clean, wash, and cut Nelum ala into thin slices
2. Fry until golden brown
3. Add Maldive fish, sliced onion, green chilies, salt, lime juice, pepper, and sugar. Mix well.
4. Then add fried Nelum ala and mix this
5. Finally, add tomato.

Aunty D. is a full-time mom working a little magic in the kitchen whenever she’s got time on her hands. She brings to you easy and fast recipes with a twist of Sri Lankan spices and cooking techniques. Get Cooking!