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 Long Eats

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Long eats is not basically a dish but a combination of different dishes. So this includes many dishes and that is why it is called Long eats. The important part of the dish is it always includes fish dish. In the ancient times of the Maldives, long eats were not discovered so people call it big breakfast. Now, these big breakfasts are called long eats.

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 – Thukaree Riha (Maldivian Vegetable Curry)

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Maldavian vegetable curry is so delicious and very different from a very common vegetable curry. This dish is not soo dry it has a little bit of thick gravy in it and this is why it is called VEGETABLE CURRY. This is available at restaurants and also at street vendors.

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 – 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 – Traditional Reef Fish Cutlets

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Fish cutlets are one the yummiest and popular dishes in the Maldives. Fish cutlets are a bite-able snack that is served with some sauces. This dish is very popular in winters.

The Maldives – Traditional Garudhiya (Fish Soup)

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Garudhiya is one of the famous and traditional dishes of Maldives. Garudhiya is a fragrant fish soup with some kind of spices and vegetables in it. This is so famous in winters. This dish is made by adding water, fish, spices, vegetables, and lemon to it. The very important part of the dish is to add lemon to it because the lemon adds a unique flavor to it.

The Maldives – Traditional Maroshi (Filled Chapatti)

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The most popular and the yummiest dish of the Maldives are ''MAROSHI''. Maroshi is basically a chapatti (tortilla) which is filled with smoked tuna, fresh coconut, and some spices with curry leaves. This dish is also very popular in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Kuwait, etc. The interesting part of the dish is all the elements of the dish are savory except coconut.

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.