Malu Paan (Srilankan Fish Rolled Bread)


•    1 pk. (1.4 kg) Bread Mix
•    2 x 170g flaked light Tuna
•    1 small Onion chopped
•    1 green Chilli chopped
•    1 sprig curry leaves (optional)
•    1 piece Rampe (optional)
•    1 piece Cinnamon
•    1 cm. Ginger root (crushed)
•    4 cloves Garlic (crushed)
•    2 Tbs Vegetable oil
•    Salt, Pepper and Cardamom powder (optional) to taste.
•    4 medium Potatoes boiled, skinned 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 drained 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. Divide into rolls (30-35).
•    Spread each roll on a floured board and add a little tuna mix to the centre.
•    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!
By substituting minced meat for tuna, you can make Mas Paan.