Mas huni

Mas huni

"Mas huni" is a traditional Maldivian dish made from grated coconut mixed with chili and other spices. It is typically eaten as a side dish or as a filling for roti, a type of flatbread.

Here is a recipe for you to make Mas Huni at home:


  • 1 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 2-3 dried red chilies
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Salt, to taste


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine grated coconut, dried red chilies, onion, garlic and salt.
  2. Mix all the ingredients together until well combined.
  3. Taste the mixture and adjust the seasoning as per your taste.
  4. You can eat it as a side dish or use it as a filling for roti or other bread.
  5. Enjoy your homemade Mas Huni!

Note: you can also add some lime juice for more flavor