Quick and Easy Seeni Sambol

Quick and Easy Seeni Sambol

Traditional Sri Lankan onion relish. Sweet, spicy and super delicious. It’s more easier to make than ever before!

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time15 Minutes
  • Cooking Time15 Minutes


  • 600g Bombay onion, sliced
  • 3 sachets, Knorr Maldive Fish Powder Mix
  • 50g Astra
  • 1 inch piece, Cinnamon stick
  • 2 tablespoons, chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon, chili flakes
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 sprig, curry leaves
  • Salt to taste


  • Melt Astra in a pan. Add the curry leaves, cinnamon stick and sauté till fragrant.
  • Add sliced onions. Sauté till translucent on a very low fire.
  • Now add all the other ingredients and cook till onions are soft and silky.
  • Serve hot with kiribath.
  • Chef’s Tip:

    Do not fry onions. Sweat the onions for a perfect texture.