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Saw Dodol (Welithalapa)

Saw Dodol (Welithalapa) is a sweet,delicious food  specially made for  Sinhala & Tamil New Year Season in Sri Lanka. Find detail recipe below.


  • 2 lbs Rice flour
  • 4 cups thick Coconut milk
  • 4 cups kithul or Coconut treacle
  • 2 tsp Salt



  • In a large bowl, mix the flour and salt thoroughly.
  • Add a little coconut milk to the flour and mix the flour forms into small balls like beads. Do not add water.
  • Cover and steam the flour beads for about 30 minutes or until cooked.
  • Remove from the steamer and separate the flour beads and set aside.
  • Boil the treacle and coconut milk in a large saucepan and add the flour beads while stirring.
  • Keep stirring the mixture until oil starts to separate.
  • Remove from heat .
  • Transfer into a greased dish and shape into a block.
  • Cut into a pieces of any shape.


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