The Maldives – Maalhoskeylu Hiki Riha

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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 – Traditional Fish Curry

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Fish curry is basically curried with fish in it but this is not a simple curry it is very unique and delicious. It contains some spices which are also called Maldivian spices making it special and appetizing. e is basically spiced-up cuisine and this is what makes it Maldivian cuisine.

The Maldives – Traditional Kulhi Boakibaa

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Kulhi Boakibaa is basically made of tuna fish and spices and this is why it is called savory dessert. This is very similar to Aluvi Boakibaa but the difference is Aluvi Boakibaa cake is made of coconut and it is sweet. This recipe was made by a famous chef of the Maldives in early times.

The Maldives – Traditional Gulha (Dumplings)

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Gulha is basically considered as dumplings because they are small in size and biteable. In the Maldives, they are called short eat or evening snack. This dish is named GULHA because this snack is small and the word is also small. Gulha was very famous in ancient times as well as now. This was considered a royal dish.

The Maldives – Traditional Saagu Bondibai (Sago Pudding)

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Sago Pudding is one of the most appetizing and famous desserts in the Maldives. It is basically a sweet pudding with sago in it which is cooked with milk or water. This is the specialty of the Maldives and available at all the restaurants in the Maldives.

The Maldives – Maldivian Lobster

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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 Baokibba (Cassava Coconut Cake)

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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 – Mas Huni (Tuna With Spices)

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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.

The Maldives – Boshi Mashuni (Flower Banana Salad)

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Boshi Mashuni is one of the most unique and appetizing salads in The Maldives. This is a crunchy, savory, and healthy salad. The interesting part of this dish is the salad is served on leaves, not on plates.

Maldives – Bis Keemiya (Filled Pastry)

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Bis Keemiya is a delicious pastry filled with tuna, egg, spices, vegetables. This is so popular in the Maldives it is similar to rolls and samosa. This is also very famous in India, Indonesia, Africa, Pakistan, etc. The pastry is a little sweet so it tastes really good with spiced filling.