Maldivian Breakfast (Mas Huni)

Maldivan Breakfast (Mas Huni)
Maldivan Breakfast (Mas Huni)
Test kitchen director Farideh Sadeghin discovered this simple dish while traveling through the Maldives; although fresh-cooked tuna is ideal, water-packed canned tuna works just as well. Get the recipe for Maldivan Breakfast (Mas Huni) »Farideh Sadeghin

Test kitchen director Farideh Sadeghin discovered this simple dish while traveling through the Maldives; although fresh-cooked tuna is ideal, water-packed canned tuna works just as well.

Maldivian Breakfast (Mas Huni)
A traditional Maldivian breakfast of tuna, coconut, chile, and onion is perfect served with freshly made chapati.
Yield: serves 2-4
Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup freshly grated or frozen coconut
  • 2 5-oz. cans tuna packed in water, drained and flaked
  • 2 Indian green chiles, stemmed and minced
  • 1 small red onion, minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh chapati, for serving

Instructions

  1. Combine coconut, tuna, chiles, onion, salt and pepper in a bowl. Serve with chapati.