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COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – Sri Lankan food is known for crabs, and you’ll find some of the best mud crabs you’ll ever try in Sri Lanka. One of the top places to eat Sri Lankan crab curry is The Station, a seafood restaurant and bar along the ocean in Colombo. During out best of Sri Lankan food tour (https://www.instagram.com/the.hungry.tourist/), this was the first meal we had, and it was outstanding.
I met up with Uchith (https://www.instagram.com/uchith/), Nick (https://www.instagram.com/nimz_gd/), and Lakki (https://www.instagram.com/lakkiw/), who showed me the restaurant and took me to the kitchen to watch as they made their entire family recipe for Sri Lankan crab curry, using huge 1.5 kg. Sri Lankan mud crabs. It was fascinating and a learning experiences to watch all the different steps and the complicated ingredients used in their recipe.
As I kept watching the Sri Lankan crab curry being made, I could hardly contain my excitement or mouth juices!
Our entire group came, and they started bringing out more dishes – not just the Sri Lankan crab curry, but river prawns fried in black pepper, and spiny lobster hollowed out and re-added to its shell. It was stunningly good. Along with Sri Lankan food, The Station also has a few of their own unique, Sri Lankan fusion seafood dishes, including favorites like hot butter squid.
Sri Lankan crab curry – we had one pan of their original Sri Lankan family recipe crab curry, and one pan of their extra spicy crab curry. Both were outstanding, but I loved the original for the spice blend and balance and how all the juices soaked up into the crab, it was outstanding.
The Sri Lankan food and crab curry was outstanding, the people, our entire group, and the owners of The Station are incredible people as well. Thank you to The Station, Nick, Uchitch and Lakki.
The Station Restaurant & Bar
Address: 1/41, Wasala Ln, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Thuna Paha Restaurant – For dinner we went to a Sri Lankan restaurant that serves a variety of Sri Lankan food. Again, their crab curry was delicious, but totally different, and they also served pork black curry which was outstanding.
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