Local Cooking Experience from Jaffna

Local Cooking Experience from Jaffna

(SKU: LK78200100) This 2-hour tour gives you a chance to experience and learn the delicious Jaffna cuisine. Visit the pretty and peaceful suburbs of Jaffna for this delve into the everyday lives of the locals. Learn to cook the famous Jaffna Mutton Curry and aromatic Pittu. Try your hand at traditional cooking with a clay stove and fired clay pots. Enjoy a delicious Jaffna-style meal cooked with your own hands.

Your guide will meet you at a preplanned location there at either 11:00 am (for a lunchtime class) or 4:30 pm and take you to the home.
You will be introduced to the family and get to see the traditional kitchen tools that they use. You will learn how to light the Jaffna-style mud and clay stove using firewood and dried wood flakes. Your cuisine for the day will be Jaffna style mutton curry using good quality local farm produced mutton, and Red Rice Flour Pittu - one of the staple foods of the region. You will learn to clean and cook the mutton with a variety of aromatic spices that take away the slightly gamey flavor that many people dislike.
When the food is cooked you will sit to meal of thick tasty mutton curry with freshly steamed cylinders of pittu. You will be eating on banana leaves with your hands - the traditional way. After enjoying a wonderful meal, your tour will be completed by approximately 1:00 pm or 6:30 pm, depending on your start time.

Sample Menu

• Pittu Cylinder - . You will then steam the raw pitta in a special ‘pittu maker’. This tool can be purchased in the Jaffna market if you want to try it at home.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Do let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"

Duración: 2 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Chundukuli, Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Service of an Knowledgeable English speaking guide.
  • Home cooked Lunch or Dinner.
  • One Traditional Cooking Class Session.

No Incluye

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Food and beverages where not specified.
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Gratuities (optional).


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