. 500g flour
. 1 Tbsp dry Yeast
. 2tb sugar
. 3tb butter
. 1/4 cup milk
. 1 egg
. 1 egg yolk
. Salt to taste
. About one cup water

For Filling;
.2 boiled potatoes
.1 can tin mackerel, drain and mash
.100g leeks
.1 onion
.2 green chilies
.1 sprig curry leaves
.1 Tbsp ground black pepper
.2 tsp chilli powder
.1 tsp sri Lankan curry powder
.Lime Juice

Malu Paan

Submitted By Wasanthi


In a bowl mix the first 8 ingredients together
Add water and knead well to make a soft dough
Cover it up with a wet cloth and put it in a warm place to rise for about 8 hours.

Making the filling

Boil the potatoes and mash it
Heat oil in a large pan, add crushed ginger and garlic. Saut? for about 1/2 a minute
Add chopped onions, green chilies, curry leaves, leeks, and cook until onion and leeks are soft
Then add fish, potatoes, pepper, chili powder, curry powder and salt. Mix well.
Finally add the lime juice

Making the bun

Knead the dough again and divide it into equal balls
Roll each ball into a floured surface and put the fish filling into the center
Fold the dough and shape it into a bun
Mix one egg yolk and 1tb of water to make an egg wash
Brush the egg wash on the buns and bake them for about 20min in a 350f preheated oven.

Serve with Sri lankan chili sauce.