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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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.