Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Maldivian Tuna Rice ( Mas Baiy )

Main Dish
(4 servings)

450 g Rice
250 g Tuna
5 Onions
3 Garlic Clove
8 Cherry Pepper
1 tsp Black Pepper (whole)
2 pcs Cinnamons
5 Cardamoms
½ tsp Turmeric Powder
2 Curry Leaves
12 Rampe Leaf (if available)
6 tsp oil
1 ltr Coconut Milk
1 ½ ltr Water
Salt to season


-Fry the onions, garlic, curry leaves, rampe leaf in oil until onion is soft and browned.
-Add in the cardamon, cinnamon, and the tuna and mix well.
-When the onions are golden brown add rice and fry .
-Add the coconut milk, water, turmeric powder and salt, and bring to a boil.
-When boiled reduce the heat, cover the top of the pot.
-Simmer until water has evaporated.
- Stir the rice after 10 minutes from removal from heat.

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