Maldivian Breakfast (Mas Huni)

  • Serves

    serves 2-4

  • Cook

    15 minutes


By Farideh Sadeghin

Published on July 20, 2015

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.


  • 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


Step 1

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

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