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Fascinating Maldivian Foods - The Must Try Maldivian Food

Delicious and mouth-watering local food that every foodie must try when visiting Maldives!

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Gulha is a typical and a very popular Maldivian short eat. It is a deep fried fish ball made out of smoked tuna, coconut, curry leaves, onion, ginger, lemon, turmeric, and chilli. Fine dining restaurants in Maldives resorts offer these exotic and delectable savouries as they have become so popular among tourists.

Egg curry

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A visit to the Maldives is not gonna be complete without trying its curries. As most resorts such as Adaaran Select Meedhupparu has restaurants which cater purely to the local cuisine, do not forget to ask if they serve traditional Maldivian egg curry which is a thick and a flavourful sauce that delights the palate.


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Bajiya id is a snack in Maldives that’s mostly served during special occasions such as parties and weddings. Pretty much similar to an Indian Samosa, it is stuffed with dry fish, curry leaves, curry powder, and onion.

Kulhi Boakibaa

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Another mouth watering creation of Maldivian cuisine! Kulhi Boakibaa which is similar to a Maldivian Fish Cake is made out of tuna, rice, and shredded coconut. This delectable dish can be mildly spicy and sure gonna be a treat if you love spicy food!

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