Qatar has a great number of supermarkets and hypermarkets where we can get our everyday groceries from, but there are a few supermarkets and grocery stores that sell ingredients that cater specifically to the different communities living here.
In this article, we will be looking at Sri Lankan food stores and grocery shops. Let’s find out more about these stores and get our shopping bags ready!
Fresh Choice is located at Bin Mahmoud. Here, you can find Sri Lankan beverages like SMAK brand wood apple drink, Harischandra coffee, foods like FC dry fish, MDK brand string noodles, authentic Sri Lankan curry powder and spices, fruits, and vegetables like Anoda (Soursoup), Goraka (Malabar Tamarind), Wing Beans and more! They also have an online store, offering deliveries of your favourite products and produce on Fridays & Saturdays and have FREE delivery for purchases above QR 99.
If you’re looking to stock up on Sri Lankan groceries and foods, you can check out Gulf Ceylon located near C-ring road. This exclusive supermarket gets their regular supply of local Sri Lankan vegetables and fruits like Jackfruit seeds, Thibbatu (Turkey Berries), Nelum Ala (Lotus Root), Kohila Ala (Lasia Stalk), Abun Banana, Wood Apple, Ambarella, etc! They update their social media pages when fresh stock arrives, so make sure to follow to grab the freshest produce! Apart from this, you can also find a wide range of Sri Lankan products ranging from spices, flour, rice, tea, soap, juices, and more! They have FREE delivery for orders above QR 80.
Kadamandiya is located near Al Sadd Sports Club. This is another great place to find your favourite Sri Lankan vegetables, fruits, herbs, and grocery items under one roof. You can stock up on products like Ariya brand pastes and rice, Bairaha brand chicken products, Hyson teas, and canned goods! Buy fresh local leafy greens and herbs for cooking like Kankung, Welpnela (Balloon Vine), Passion Fruit leaves, Sri Lankan fish like Thalapath (Sailfish), Kelawalla (Yellowfin Tuna), Hurulla (Sardines), vegetables and fruits like Raja Ala (Water Yam), Polos (Young Jackfruit), Kabaranka (Star Fruit), etc! Are you already planning your Sri Lankan feast with these items?! Get your hands on these products today!
Located at Nuaija, Spec Mart is another go-to store for all things Sri Lankan. They have a good selection of fresh Sri Lankan fruits, leaves, and vegetables like Ambun Banana, Pani Dodan (Sweet Orange), Aguna leaves (Green Milkweed climber), Gotu Kola (Pennywort), Knol Khol (Kholrabi), Kiri Ala (Taro Root), Breadfruit, etc. Apart from this they also sell Araliya, MD, Wijaya, Maliban, Ruhunu, Lanka Soy brand products, local spices, soaps, fish, Sri Lankan Sarons (traditional garment), and Kalagedi (pots) too! Have you shopped from here before?!
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