Maldivian delicacies

Maldivian delicacies

Maldivian Delicacies – 4 More great Dishes

The Maldives are a fantastic place to visit if you’re in the mood for some low-key beachside relaxation, top-tier pampering at resorts and exotically delightful cuisine. We’ve already done a rundown of four delicious Maldivian delicacies you can find on the islands and now, here are a few more dishes that will tickle your taste buds. 


Maroshi is a kind of chapati, one that’s stuffed with smoked tuna and coconut and then enhanced with spices and curry leaves. Each bite of these Maldivian delicacies is sure to give you a flavorful dose of that rich, smoky, spicy seafood goodness. 


These spherical shaped Maldivian delicacies are a concoction of smoked tuna, ginger, grated coconut, onions, hot peppers, curry leaves, lime juice, turmeric, rice, flour, salt and oil. The whole slew of ingredients is thoroughly mixed together and then bound and shaped into spheres with a bit of flour. The spheres are then deep-fried in sizzling oil until they turn a nice golden brown. The strong flavour profile and tender crispiness is divine and it’s also recommended to have these with a cup of tea if you wish for a more enjoyable meal.

Maldivian delicacies
Aluvi Boakibaa

This is a beautifully sweet and mouth-meltingly delicious cake made from cassava and coconut containing a richness that with each bite is sure to have you begging for seconds. It’s quite a popular treat, both with locals and tourists alike, so make sure you try it out when you’re in the Maldives.

Mas huni 

This traditional Maldivan delicacy is a popular breakfast in the country. Made from a combination of onions, tuna, chilli peppers and shredded coconut, the ingredients are then tossed into a blow, mixed up well and finally seasoned with salt and pepper. This dish is typically served with huni roshi, a sort of Maldivian flatbread. Generally accompanying this dish is a cup of hot sweetened tea. 

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