Grilled Perfection: Unveiling the Fihunu Mas Recipe

Dish recipes: Fihunu Mas
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Ignite your taste buds with the sizzling essence of the Maldives through our Fihunu Mas recipe. A celebration of grilled flavors, Fihunu Mas brings the aroma of the Indian Ocean to your plate, capturing the spirit of seaside barbecues.


2 lbs tuna steaks (kg: 0.9)

1 cup Maldivian chili paste

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons ginger, grated

1 tablespoon turmeric powder

Salt and pepper to taste

Fresh lime wedges for serving


In a bowl, mix Maldivian chili paste, minced garlic, grated ginger, turmeric powder, salt, and pepper to create the marinade. Coat the tuna steaks with the marinade, ensuring they are well-covered. Let them marinate for at least 30 minutes. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Grill the marinated tuna steaks for about 3-4 minutes per side, or until they reach your desired level of doneness. Serve the Fihunu Mas hot off the grill, accompanied by fresh lime wedges.


Delight in the succulent taste of Fihunu Mas, relishing the perfect blend of spices and the smoky aroma reminiscent of seaside barbecues. Ideal for a tropical feast or a cozy dinner.

Let the grilled perfection of Fihunu Mas transport you to the vibrant shores of the Maldives a culinary journey that embraces the harmony of spice and fire.