Kulhimas (chili tuna)

Authorazu

Yields1 Serving
Total Time30 minsPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 mins

Ingredients

 500 g fresh tuna – diced into small pieces
 3 tbsp cooking oil
 1 cup onion – finely sliced
 ¼ cup curry leaves
 1 tsp ginger – grated
 4 cloves garlic – pressed/grated/very finely chopped
 1 Scotch Bonnet (githeyo mirus) – chopped
 3 pieces of Pandan (rampe/ raambaa) leaves – cut into ½ inch pieces
 3 cardamom seeds
 2 tbsp chili powder
 2 tbsp chicken curry powder/paste
 ¾ cup coconut cream/milk (thick)
 Salt to taste

Directions

1

Heat the oil, sauté the onions, garlic, ginger, curry leaves, Pandan leaves.

2

Add the chili powder, while stirring.

3

Add the tuna and toss until all tuna pieces are well coated.

4

Add salt, pepper, cardamoms, ½ cup coconut cream/milk, water and cook on low heat, stirring occasionally.

5

When the tuna is well cooked, add the remaining coconut cream/milk and simmer for about a minute.

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Ingredients

 500 g fresh tuna – diced into small pieces
 3 tbsp cooking oil
 1 cup onion – finely sliced
 ¼ cup curry leaves
 1 tsp ginger – grated
 4 cloves garlic – pressed/grated/very finely chopped
 1 Scotch Bonnet (githeyo mirus) – chopped
 3 pieces of Pandan (rampe/ raambaa) leaves – cut into ½ inch pieces
 3 cardamom seeds
 2 tbsp chili powder
 2 tbsp chicken curry powder/paste
 ¾ cup coconut cream/milk (thick)
 Salt to taste

Directions

1

Heat the oil, sauté the onions, garlic, ginger, curry leaves, Pandan leaves.

2

Add the chili powder, while stirring.

3

Add the tuna and toss until all tuna pieces are well coated.

4

Add salt, pepper, cardamoms, ½ cup coconut cream/milk, water and cook on low heat, stirring occasionally.

5

When the tuna is well cooked, add the remaining coconut cream/milk and simmer for about a minute.

Kulhimas (chili tuna)

4 thoughts on “Kulhimas (chili tuna)

  • 2 tbsp chicken curry powder/paste is listed in ingredients but it is not mentioned while cooking

  • Thanks for the recipe. 😀

  • It’s great! Love it

  • Eugene Ramcharan

    Kuhlimas was my favourite breakfast dish when I lived in Maldives. The Seagull Cafe served the best version. Wish I could get back there, perhaps just for Saturday breakfast.

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