Gulha

By azu  

August 9, 2010

Gulha 5 0 5 0
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • 30 mins

    15 mins

    45 mins

  • Yields: 4 - 6 people

Ingredients

Filling:

1 cup smoked tuna – diced/sliced (substitute: 1 can Light meat tuna chunks)

1/4 cup coconut – scraped/grated

1/2 Scotch bonnet (githeyo mirus) – finely chopped

1/4 cup curry leaves – finely chopped

1/2 cup onion – finely sliced

1cloves garlic – pressed/grated/very finely chopped

1 tsp ginger – grated

1/4 cup lemon juice

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

Salt to taste

Dough:

1 cups flour – sifted

1 tsp salt

1/4 cup vegetable oil

Warm water

Frying

Vegetable oil

Directions

1Squash the onions, garlic, ginger, curry leaves, chilies, lemon juice, turmeric powder and salt.

2Add the tuna and coconut, and mix into a thick paste-like mixture.

3Shape the mixture into small marble-sized balls.

For the dough

1Add the oil and salt into the flour.

2Add warm water and knead until you have a dry, smooth dough. Add the water gradually to make sure the dough does not turn out too sticky.

3Shape the pieces of dough into cups and place filling inside; then close the cups and smooth into balls.

4Deep fry over medium/low heat until brown and crisp.

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3 comments

  1. leegalus says:

    my god… who puts mugu in gulha???? i’m speechless… its kavaabu that ppl put mugu in these days… if u guys don’t know the true recipes, find it out, do ur reserch before u label it as maldivian and put it up on the internet,…

  2. yousra says:

    hai, i like this recipe.
    u have any idea if i can get maldivian snacks in Malaysia?
    Or any idea if i can order online?
    i did google but end up with nothing.
    kindly help me, those snacks really mouth watering…he he he
    i’m serious buyer.

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