Sunday, July 13, 2008

Malu Paan (Sri Lankan Style Fish Stuffed Bun)

  • 1 pk. (3lb) Bread & Roll Mix (eg. Robin Hood, Home Style: in North America)
  • 2 x 170g flaked light Tuna
  • 1 small Onion chopped
  • 1 green Chili chopped
  • 1 sprig curry leaves (optional)
  • 1 piece Rampe (optional)
  • 1 piece Cinnamon
  • 1/2 inch Ginger root (crushed)
  • 4 cloves Garlic (crushed)
  • 2 tbs Vegerable oil
  • Salt, Pepper and Cardamom powder (optional) to taste.
  • 4 medium Potatoes boiled, skined and cut into pieces.
  • Prepare the bread mix (follow instructions on packet) and leave the dough to rise in a warm place.
  • Drain the two cans of tuna.
  • Heat the oil in a skillet (frying pan).
  • Add crushed ginger and garlic, stir, add onions, green chili, curry leaves, rampe and cinnamon.
  • Cook until the onions are tender light brown.
  • Add dranined tuna, stir all together.
  • Allow to cook for a few minutes.
  • Add the drained tuna liquid.
  • Stir and allow to cook until the liquid is dry.
  • Add salt, pepper and cardamom powder.
  • Stir until well mixed.
  • Turn off heat.
  • Add potatoes and mix well.
  • Punch down the dough. Devide into rolls (30-35).
  • Spread each roll on a floured board and add a little tuna mix to the center.
  • Fold the dough and shape into a roll.
  • Place on a cookie sheet.
  • Cover with wet tea towel and allow to rise for about 15 minutes.
  • Bake at 375 degrees (190 degrees Celsius) for about 15-25 min. or until done.
  • Serve with CHILI SAUCE!

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