Mini Caramel Crepes (Caramel Folhi)

This is one of the sweet snacks Maldivians love. It’s popular for teatime and for Ramadan too. They are quick and easy to make.  These mini crepes are soft, delicate and delicious. Enjoy! Ingredients 1/3 cup condensed milk 1/3 cup water 2 large eggs (about 60g each) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Method Place the condensed…

Tapioca Pearl Pudding or Sago Pudding

  This is a Maldivian style dessert, which is a bit on the sweeter side as most of our desserts tend to be. I have decreased the amount of sugar in this recipe but if you feel it’s too much, you can reduce the amount to your liking. We normally use jasmine flower water in…

Semolina Pudding (Suji)

Semolina pudding or suji is another favourite dessert for Maldivians during the month of Ramadan. It is usually accompanied with savoury finger foods or short eats like the traditional Maldivian fish cake or kulhi boakibaa. I prefer the dessert a bit thicker but feel free to add more water and adjust the consistency according to your…

Cassava pudding (Dhandialuvi Kandhi)

This is a popular dessert among Maldivians, especially during Ramadan. If fresh cassava is not available you can use frozen whole cassava sold in Asian Grocers. You can also substitute plantain instead of cassava. Feel free to adjust the consistency if you feel it’s too thick, by adding more water or coconut milk.  Prep time: …

Green Coconut Milk Cake (Fehi Boakibaa)

This is one of my old time favourite Maldivian desserts that I love making.  I often make it for birthdays and afternoon tea times.  I have made it so many times that it’s sometimes called Nattu’s Green Boakibaa. No birthday party will be complete without my favourite Green Boakibaa. We Maldivians love our tea time.  Tea…

Maldivian Style Caramel Pudding

This is caramel pudding, Maldivian style. It’s quick and simple to make. But tastes and looks great! Turn over onto plates once chilled and serve with fresh fruits if you like. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Serves 5 Ingredients  5 large eggs   1 tin (395g) sweetened condensed milk  1 tin water, (use…