Category: Maldivian Recipes

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 …

Handoo Gulha (Savory tuna rice balls)

Serves.2 – 3 / Prep time:2 hour’s/ frying time: 45 minutes Ingredients For the Dough 2 cups rice (soaked overnight in water) 1 teaspoon salt 2 table spoon gated coconut For the filling 290 grams smoked tuna, sliced to very thin pieces 180 grams grated coconut 1 medium size onion, sliced thin 8 curry leaves, Read More …

Juice Patty (Four flavors)

Serves:10 / Prep time: 30 minutes / Freezing time: 8 hours Rose juice patty Ingredients 1 cup water 4 tbsp. Rose syrup 3/4 cup Condensed milk Instructions: Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Pour into small string plastic bags (I made three juice patties from this recipe). Tie the bags as firm as you can Read More …

Garudiya (three way)

The Traditional Way Ingredients 250 grams tuna Extra what is added are tuna liver, heart, head, tuna roe, tuna belly, even the bones for a richer broth. 4 cups water 2 tsp salt Instruction: 1_ Heat water in a sauce pan, add salt and let the water simmer. Add tuna along with the extra mentioned Read More …

SOOJI

Serves: 8 /  Cooking time: 20 minutes   Ingredients 2 big onions, sliced thin 1/2 cup resins (hikimeybiskadhuru) 3/4 cup semolina 1 can +  1/3 cup condensed milk 1/2 cup ghee 4 and 1/2 cup water 3/4 cup Jasmin water ( maafen )  or 5 tbsp. rose water 4 piece pandan leaf 2 inch cinnamon 5 Read More …

Spicy Tuna Roe ( kulhi Dhonbis )

Serves: 5 to 6 / Prep time: 10 minutes / Cook time: 7-10 minutes Ingredients: For the spicy curry paste 25 grams lonumirus curry powder Small Onion (chopped in to chunks) 2 Garlic bulb (chopped) 1/2 inch Ginger 5 Curry leaves 3 tbsp. grated Coconut 1/2 tbsp. Cumin seeds 1/2 tbsp. Pepper corns 1/3 cup Read More …

Kulhi Baipen

Ingredients: 1.5 ltr’s + 1 cup water 1/2 cup normal rice (washed) 210 grams breadfruit (cut into bite size pieces ) 1 big onion (Sliced) 2 garlic chopped 4 spring curry leaves 8 pcs pandan leaf 1/2 chilly ( githeyomirus, depends to your taste) 2 Chicken stock cubes 1 1/2 tbs. good quality rihaakuru (fish paste) 1/2 of a medium smoked Read More …

Handoo kavaabu

Makes around: 20 kavaabu /  Prep time: 20 minutes / Frying time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup rice flour 11/2 cup water 250 grams smoked fish (Valhomas) 1 big onion, cut into thin slices 1 fresh chilly, chopped 6 curry leaves, chopped 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp. grated ginger Juice of 1 lime 1 Read More …