Maldives is no short of wonder. The gorgeous beaches, the surreal sunsets and that enticing sense of holiday in the air, lead some to describe it as a paradise on earth. The food too doesn’t fall that far behind in the list of wonders, and you’ll soon find out why.
1. Mas Huni
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This simple yet utterly delicious dish is made up of smoked tuna, scraped coconut and a whole lot of other ingredients. It’s so popular that it can be found anywhere from the local places to eat in Malé and even the five star resorts. If you visit a site like The Dine and Wine you can find out a quick and easy recipe for this delectable dish.
2. Bis Keemiyaa
The crispy, mouth-watering snack is stuffed with sautéed spiced onions, shredded cabbage, and hardboiled eggs. The light Bis Keemiya with its stuffed deliciousness is perfect as a party snack.
The ultimate Maldivian comfort food, garudhiya is a fragrant fish soup made with tuna as the main component. In addition to that, the soup also contains a variety of fresh ingredients such as onion, curry leaves, chilli, garlic and lime juice.
4. Huni roshi
Every cuisine has its own unique bread. What baguettes are for the French and bagels are for New Yorkers, is Mas Huni to the Maldivians! This chapatti-like flat bread made using grated fresh coconut is very similar to the Pol Roti from the neighbouring country of Sri Lanka. Huni Roshi is used to scoop up curries and there’s even a version of it where its baked with Mas Huni inside.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+