Category: Maldivian Recipes

Dhandialuvi boakiba (Cassava cake)

Serves: 10/  Prep time: 11/2hour / Baking time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 484 grams grated dhandialuvi 484 grams gabulhi huni 464 grams sugar 3 tablespoon rosewater or 1/2 cup jasmine flower infused water Instructions 1-Mix first three ingredients, put into a food processor and process until smooth or grind in a grinder until mixture is smooth. Read More …

Fihunu Kukulhu Bajiya

Makes 20 bajiyas / Prep time: 1 hour 30 minutes / Baking time: 30 minutes   Ingredients: For filling 200g boiled boneless chicken, fluffed 2big onion (finely sliced) 2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste 2 stem curry leaves, chopped 1 bonnet scotch, chopped (githeyomirus) 3 teaspoon roasted curry powder 2 teaspoon chicken curry powder 2 teaspoon Read More …

Foni Biscodhu

Serves: 5 / Prep time: 20 minutes Ingredients 5 very ripe Bananas 3/4 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup condensed milk 1 packet cream cracker biscuits, crushed Instructions 1-Into a bowl add banana and sugar, crush and squeeze bananas until mushy. 2-Add coconut and condensed milk, mix well, 3-Now add desiccated coconut and Read More …

Kulhi Faaroshi

Serves: 3 to 4   /    Prep time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 big onion, sliced 12 curry leaves, chopped 1/2 of scotch bonnet, chopped 1 lime 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 C rihaakuru (fish paste) 3/4 C shredded coconut 200 – 250 grams coarse faaroshi (coarse bread crumbs) Directions 1-In to a bowl add onion, curry leaves, Read More …

Barabo bai (Pumpkin rice)

Serves: 6 to 7 / Prep time: 40 minutes / Cooking time: 20 to 30 minutes Ingredients 500 gram rice 650 grams pumpkin (chopped) 1400 ml water 21/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoon sunflower or vegetable oil Instruction 1- In to a sauce pan or rice cooker add all ingredients and cook until all water is Read More …

Rihaakuru dhiya

Serves: 8 / Prep time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 big onion sliced very thin 14 curry leaves, chopped 1 Scotch bonnet (Githeyo mirus) or 7 roasted dry red chilies, chopped 150 to 170 grams Rihaakuru 800 ml thick coconut milk Juice of 1 lime 1 teaspoon salt Instruction 1-Into rihaakuru add a little bit of Read More …

Hanaakuri Boava (Roasted Octopus)

Serves: 8  / Prep time: 1/2 hour / Cooking time: 2 hour 20 minutes Ingredients To soften meat 1900 grams Octopus 1/2 cup white vinegar 2 teaspoon turmeric 1 tablespoon salt Enough water to reach 2 inches above the meat To roast meat 1/3 up sunflower oil 2 big onions, sliced 3 spring curry leaf Read More …

Kukulhu Garudiya / Suruva

Serves: 5 / Prep time: 15 minutes / Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients: 900 grams whole chicken 4 plump garlic cloves, crushed 1 medium onion, divided into 4 1 tablespoon whole black pepper 12 Curry leaves 2 piece big pandan leaf 2 tablespoon chicken stock / 2 Maggie cubes 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder Salt to Read More …

Miruhulee kukulhu Bai ( Eid Special )

Serves: 8-9 / cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes Ingredients: For curry paste 14 grams fennel 14 grams cumin 4 grams whole pepper 1 medium onion (sliced) 12 curry leaves 1 and 1/2 inch ginger 2 garlic cloves 8 grams red dry chilly or chilly flakes 22 grams grated coconut 1 tsp, salt Enough water to Read More …

Soojee Boakiba (Semolina Cake)

Serves: 7 to 9 / Prep time: 45 minutes / Baking time : 45 minutes to 1 hour Ingredients: 100 grams ghee (ghitheyo) 1/2 cup resins 1/2 cup sea almond (sliced) 1 big onion, sliced 6 piece 2inch pandan leaf 4 cardamom pods 2 piece 3 inch cinnamon stick 1 cup semolina 1 liter full cream Read More …