Sri Lankan Tempered Winged Beans (Dambala Thel Dhala)

February 23, 2013 | 4 Comments

"Winged Beans also know as Dambala in Sri Lanka is not only famous for its unique crunchy taste but for it's nutritional & medicinal qualities. This is a traditional dish & for better taste always choose fresh Winged Beans."

Prep Time

10 Min

Cook Time

15 Min

Ready In

20 Min







 Sri lankan Tempered Winged Bean (Dambala Thel Dhala)

Total Servings


100 Grams Winged Bean (dambala)
1 Medium Red Onion (chopped)
6 Medium Curry Leaves (fresh)
3 Clove Garlic (chopped)
1 1/2 Teaspoon Chili flakes
1/2 Teaspoon Salt (or to taste)
2 Tablespoon Oil


Step 1
Cut winged beans in to small pieces and set aside.
Step 2
Heat the oil in a sauce pan and when oil is hot add curry leaves, onion and garlic in to sauce pan and stir well about 3 minutes. (just enough to sweat garlic & onion)
Step 3
Now add winged beans and stir well. After 7 minutes add chili flakes and salt in to sauce pan and stir well . Keep cooking for more 5 minutes.
Step 4
When winged beans are done remove it from heat. Serve hot with rice.

Reviews (4)

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  1. darshi says:

    thoroughly enjoying this tasty recipes. All the recipes are our all time favorites. thank you ” daily Food Recipes “…for sharing these with us.

  2. Padmini Perera says:

    I love this dish & thanks for sharing the recipe.

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