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Maldivian Flat bread (Mas Aluvi Roshi)

Course Bread
Cuisine Maldivian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • For the dough
  • 2 cups plain all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup water +/-
  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • For the filling
  • 2 medium potatoes peeled, boiled and mashed
  • 1 can tuna drained
  • 1/2 onion chopped finely
  • 12 curry leaves chopped finely
  • 3 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • oil


  • For the dough:
  • In a bowl put the flour, salt and oil
  • start adding the water a little at a time and start kneading the dough.
  • Make into a semi soft dough adding water as necessary until the desired texture
  • Divide the dough into 10 balls
  • Set aside
  • For the filling:
  • Mix together the onion, salt, curry leaf, pepper and green chilies, add in the mashed potato and drained tuna. Mix thoroughly.
  • To prepare the roshi
  • Take a piece of the prepared dough and make a dent.
  • Stuff with about a tablespoon of the filling and close it to make a round ball
  • Dust the ball with flour and roll out into a flat bread, use additional flour as necessary
  • Heat a pan and put in the roshi adding a touch of oil to each side of the roshi.
  • Cook until lightly browned.
  • Serve hot