Maldivian breakfast – Mas huni with Roti


  • 3 x Cans of tuna in salt water (cooked fresh fish is traditionally used)
  • 2 x Coconuts grated (Can be replaced with desiccated coconut that have been soaked in water and coconut milk)
  • 1 x Red onion finely chopped
  • Bunch of cilantro
  • Lemon zest and juice to taste
  • Chilli finely chopped to taste
  • Salt to taste


  • Mix the chopped onion, chilli, lemon zest & juice, cilantro and salt with the drained tuna.
  • Use your hand you mix everything in thoroughly (bruising the onion zest and chilly release more flavour)
  • Add the coconut and mix again
  • Serve with roti

Serves 4-6