Dhell Baduma

Recipe serves:4 | Preparation:Time20 Minutes | Cooking Time: 20 Minutes


Finely Chopped Breadfruit (Dhell) 500g

Knorr Maldive Fish Powder 1 Packet

Scraped Coconut 1 Cup

Dried shrimp 500g

Onion ½

Garlic 2 Cloves

Green Chillies 2

Mustard ½ Teaspoon

Turmeric Powder 1 Teaspoon

Pepper 1 Teaspoon

Oil 2 Tablespoons

Salt to Taste


1. Cut Breadfruit into small, thin pieces, then boil in an ample amount of water with Turmeric and a pinch of Salt. Drain if necessary.

2. Using a mortar and pestle, pound Mustard, Onion, Garlic, Pepper and Scraped Coconut.

3. Place a pot on the stove and add oil. When melted, add dried shrimp and sauté for a few minutes.

4. Now add the pounded Coconut mixture and sauté for a minute.

5. Add Knorr Maldive Fish Powder and mix well. Finally, add the boiled Breadfruit and mix quickly without washing. Serve hot.

Chef's Tip

Wash shrimp in a strainer to get rid of sand easily.