Lunu Mirisa.

The lunu miris; a spicy sambol that gives your food that extra edge and amplifies the taste of the food it accompanies. We believe that the Lunu Mirisa is aptly named because, at our visit to this restaurant, they were able to captivate us with that extra edge that they possess, and swept us off of our feet!

The Food

Served in a nelum kole of whatever curries we choose, the lunch we had at Lunu Mirisa was simply delicious. In possession of a large array of curries that will keep you captivated, we went for the Chicken Rice & Curry (Rs. 230) and Fish Rice & Curry (Rs. 250). 

At that price, the rice at Lunu Mirisa is a steal. Instead of providing the dish with a twist, the Lunu Mirisa makes sure they stick to the orthodox recipes, and they make sure they do a solid job of it. 

The Chicken Rice we opted for, we chose the red rice, which was in itself a manifestation of satisfying. The rice, perfectly warm, was the perfect balance between wet and dry and went well with the curries.

The signature lunu mirisa tasted spicy and had the constituents of a perfect lunu mirisa. The bitter gourd, sliced, the manioc, soft and mellow flavoured, the dhal, prepared more as a paste rather than gravy, was flawless.

The chicken curry too was delectable, while the meat is juicy and succulent. The mango chutney that accompanied the rice was one of the best renditions we’ve had, with the fleshy part still intact and yet soft to bite through.

The helping of the white pol sambol we received had a dash of nai miris, that made it so much better, and gave it that additional zing. The soya meat, a treat on its own, was oozing with great flavour.

For the Fish Rice & Curry, we went with white rice, which was also perfectly prepared, fluffy and fabulous, along with the beans, slender and zesty, dambala, pumpkin (it’s October!) and green gram. The pumpkin was mushy and had an earthy flavour, just the way we like it, and the green gram was consisted of sprouts, hence a twist on the usual green gram, plus, massive bonus health points. The fish curry too was perfectly prepared, and consisted of the least amounts of bones as possible. 

The only flaw we could visibly identify was that the papadam was almost, wilted, but then again, that is something unavoidable after all. 

Ambience and Service

The Lunu  Mirisa has been designed to resemble a small village hut. Having around 4-6 tables, keep in mind that it can get slightly crowded during peak hours. A few simple paintings adorning the wall, they do not necessarily complete that feel of a village-ish hut, but are certainly near immaculate. 

They have a steady string of people coming in during the peak hours, and their staff were quick on their feet, not allowing anyone to wait for too long, and manage to squeeze in a brief, welcoming smile. 

Conclusion

A great place to have some amazing, proper Sri Lankan rice and curry that will tantalise your taste buds and keep you sated for the rest of the day, and it’s totally value for money too: sky-high!







Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp

Highlights.

Latest.

KAMU.

Top Burger Joints of 2024

Written by Fathima Rukaiya, Who doesn't adore a juicy, mouthwatering burger? But finding the ideal

Highlights Kamu

Ramada Colombo: Break Your Fast in Style with a Luxurious Iftar

Written by Shamrina CIt’s that holy month of the year again for all Muslims around

Highlights Kamu

A blissful evening at The Sheraton Colombo

https://www.tiktok.com/@yamusrilanka/video/7350182026114338050 Nestled in the heart of Colombo, the Sheraton Colombo hotel epitomizes luxury and sophistication.

Highlights Kamu

Iftar delights at The Banyan, Heritance Negombo

Iftar delights at The Banyan, Heritance Negombo Written by Fathima Rukaiya, Mad Dogs Bodega, Banyan

Highlights Kamu

A Culinary Journey Through the Middle East: Ramadan Iftar Buffet at Cinnamon Grand Courtyard 

By Shamindri De Sayrah Embark on a culinary adventure through the Middle East this Ramadan

Kamu

Budget-friendly Iftar spots 2024

Written by Fathima Rukaiya, In our previous article, we highlighted some exquisite and upscale Iftar

Highlights Kamu

Trending.

MSI Unveils New Laptops Tailored for Content Creators: The Content Creation Series

MSI has unveiled an updated range of laptops designed specifically for content creation, introducing new

Trending

Unveiling the Latest MSI Gaming Laptops: A Detailed Look at High-Performance and Mainstream Options

MSI, a distinguished name in the world of laptop manufacturing, has recently unveiled its latest

Trending

MSI Unveils Waves of AI-Ready Laptops & Its First Gaming Handheld at CES 2024

Powered By The Brand New Intel® Core™ Ultra & Refreshed 14th Gen HX-series processors With the zeitgeist

Trending

Sun Siyam Pasikudah announces exclusive offers for locals and residents this Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Guests are in for an unforgettable experience this Sinhala and Tamil New Year at Sun

Trending

Bombay Borough Introduces an Exciting Culinary Chapter with Its New Menu Launch

Bombay Borough, an all-day Indian Bar & Eatery known for emphasising hyperlocal and regional Indian

Trending

Sri Lankan Nights every Wednesday at Radisson Hotel Colombo

The Dine Restaurant at Radisson Hotel Colombo recently saw the launch of ‘Sri Lankan Nights’

Trending

Yamu Guide.

Steak Bar: A Grand Sunday Brunch at Kingsbury, Colombo

Written by Shamrina C Welcome to the ultimate brunch experience! Nestled in the heart of

Highlights Kamu Yamu Guide

9 Special Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him

By Fathima Rukaiya Are you trying to find the perfect way to show your special

Highlights Yamu Guide

9 Special Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her

Written by Fathima Rukaiya The season of love is upon us once more, and opinions

Highlights Yamu Guide

Romantic Dinner and High Tea date spots for Valentine’s Day  2024

Written by Shamrina C 1. Via Torino Indulge in a fine dining exclusive 3-Course meal

Highlights Yamu Guide

BYOB Bliss: 16 Places to you can Bring Your Own Bottle!

Written by Shamrina C 1. Giovannis Indulge in Italian flavors, grooving music, pet friendly, and

Highlights Yamu Guide

Unveiling Ramada’s Festive Christmas High Tea Extravaganza!

Written by Shamrina C Mark your calendars for the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of December,

Highlights Yamu Guide