The Maldives is regarded as a country with a beautiful cultural blend. Sri Lankan, Indian and Arabic cultures play a significant role here, and this is visible through its unique food culture as well.
Rice, fish, and coconut- these are definitely included in the staple dishes in the Maldives. Fish and coconut are in abundance in this tropical country.
Coconuts are special
Did you know that the Maldives uses coconuts in all its forms? Maldivians use coconut milk when preparing curries, and coconut oil- for cooking various dishes and desserts.
Although the country does not largely rely on the agricultural sector, they grow some veggies such as corn and pumpkins. Fruits including mangoes, bananas, and limes are also grown.
Since the Maldives is a tourist destination, every Maldives restaurant serves all sorts of international cuisine together with Maldivian authentic flavours. Properties such as OZEN Life Maadhoo has star-rated restaurants.
Dishes to try out
When in the Maldives, do not miss out on its main dishes. Garudhiya, Mas Huni, Masroshi, Bis Keemiya, Boshi Mashuni, and the Maldivian Live Lobster are some of the most tempting dishes you find here.