Githeyo Boakiba

By maldivescook  

June 11, 2016

Githeyo Boakiba 0 5 0
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • 10 mins

    45 mins

    55 mins

  • Yields: 5-8 Servings


1cup rice flour

11/2cup sugar

21/2cup thick coconut milk

1/2cup pandan flavored water (cook 11/2cup water with some pandan leaves until water reduces to 1/2cup)

1/2cup maafen (jasmine flower infused water or 2tsp rose water)

2tbs cinnamon & cardamom powder

2medium onion sliced

1/3cup Sea Almond (Kanamadu) cut in to half

1/2cup Ghee or Githeyo


1In a sauce pan heat about 4tbs ghee, fry the onion until golden brown, take fried onions on to a plate and leave aside.

2Fry the Sea Almonds in the same pan (if ghee is not enough add some more). Fry Sea Almonds until slightly darker in color and keep aside.

3Now preheat your oven to 160C, apply a good coating of ghee inside a 7 to 8inch baking round tray, set aside.

4In another sauce pan mix powdered rice, coconut milk & sugar start cooking on low flame stirring constantly.

5When the rice mixture gets thick enough to coat back of a spoon, add cinnamon & cardamom powder, jasmine water or rose water & pandan flavored water. Again stir until the mixture comes to same thickness, add 1/2 of the fried Sea almond & 1/2 of fried onions give a stir.

6Take away from flame and pour mixture in to the prepared baking tray, sprinkle rest of fried onions & sea almonds on top.

7Bake until top is light brown



  1. aisha says:

    do we have to bake this?


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