Katta Sambol: The Delicious and Nutrient-Rich Sri-Lankan Chutney Adding Extra Flavor to Your Dish

Katta Sambol is a traditional Sri-Lankan chutney made from rice flour, chili peppers, zestfruit, and various herbs. Its aroma and spicy-sweet taste enhance the flavor of your dishes. (Heading 1)

My first encounter with Katta Sambol was during my stay in Sri Lanka where I tasted it for the first time at a local family restaurant and was amazed by its taste. (Heading 2)

Research shows that Katta Sambol contains essential micronutrients like Vitamin C, B6, and E (Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5712084/). For enhanced health benefits, serve it with Dosai or Idli. (Heading 3)

Through my experiments, I discovered that the quality of chili peppers, rice flour, and herbs significantly impact Katta Sambol’s taste and quality. Fresh chili peppers and optimal heat treatment are recommended for best results. (Heading 4)

Consider trying this delicious and healthy recipe to add extra flavor to your dish.

Find answers to common questions in our FAQ section below!


  1. What is the best type of chili pepper to use? – Fresh chili peppers are the best for making Katta Sambol.
  2. How should I prepare the rice flour? – Rice flour must be cooked and warm before grinding.
  3. Are there other variations of Katta Sambol? – Yes, there are regional variants of Katta Sambol in Sri Lanka and India.