Sri Lanka sambol
Anywhere in the DC area where you can purchase?
india a-1 grocery in arlington carries several sri lankan sambols. i just bought some katta sambol there a couple of weeks ago.
the location is on lee hwy, just west of glebe (1/4 mile?) -- across from mickeyD's.
May I suggest a Sri Lankan specialty store in Md called Spice Lanka (17517 Redland Road Derwood, MD 20855 301-216-2238). Haven't been there yet but am quite keen to go. I'm told they also have a carryout sort of operation with a few cooked dishes (curries and so on). As I say, can't vouch as I haven't been but local Sri Lankans tell me it's the real deal.
Spice Lanka in Gaithersburg and Dhana Bazaar (Indo-Lankan grocery store near Montrose Crossing) in Rockville both have a good stock of Sri Lankan sambol - all different types and brands. Prepared food at Spice Lanka is far superior to the same at Dhana Bazaar. Bon appetit!