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The Maldives – Maalhoskeylu Hiki Riha

Maalhoskeyly Hiki Riha is a plantain dry curry. This curry is very different from other curries because other curries have gravy in them but this is dry and so delicious and the main part of the dish is Green ash plantains. Green ash plantains are very similar to bananas but green ash plantains are bigger than bananas. Plantains mainly come from South East Asia but in small quantities, they also come from America.

The Maldives – Aluvi Baokibba (Cassava Coconut Cake)

Aluvi Baokibba is also known as cassava coconut cake. This is the specialty of Maldives. You can serve this to any occasion to impress the guests. In the early times, coconut has to be the main ingredient of many dishes either it is dessert, starter, or main course. But now coconut is not the main ingredient of the dish but there are a few recipes in which coconut is the main ingredient like Aluvi Baokibba, Maroshi, etc.

The Maldives – Maldivian Lobster

Maldivian lobster is the most famous dish of the Maldives. This dish is called Maldivian lobster because it is cooked differently. Lobster is blue in color but they change color after they are cooked. The lobster has a very unique taste and the texture is soft and mushy which melts in your mouth. This is available at street vendors. People enjoy this in winters as a late-night snack on cold nights. The recipe of this dish is written in a famous recipe book of the Maldives in ancient time.

The Maldives – Aluvi Riha (Potato Curry)

Aluvi Riha is one the most delicious dish in the Maldives. Fish is the most important part of this dish and you can only use tuna fish. Curries like Aluvi Riha were eaten with roshi or flatbread in old times. This dish is available in any restaurant in the Maldives.

Kuwait – Traditional Maglooba (Savory Rice Cake)

Maglooba is one of the delicious and famous cakes in Kuwait. This is an upside-down cake. This dish is served on special events like family gatherings, weddings, Christmas and banquets, etc. This dish available in every restaurant in Kuwait and this is also available at street vendors.

The Maldives – Mas Huni (Tuna With Spices)

Mas Huni is one of the most popular and appetizing breakfasts in the Maldives. Mas Huni is basically smoked shredded tuna with coconut, lemon, and onions. In the past, almost 90 percent of dishes contain coconut but in grated form. Maldivian cuisine is also called Dhivehi cuisine in early times.