The Maldives has a rich culinary heritage and sampling local delicacies are an important part of any visit here. Below are a few of the dishes that locals love and one should look to try as well.
Tuna features heavily in many Maldivian dishes and mashuni is no exception. Smoked tuna is the main ingredient in mashuni which along with scraped coconut and chopped onion and capsicum are used to make this popular breakfast dish. Such local cuisine can be enjoyed at island resorts like Adaaran Prestige Water Villas.
Masroshi is a type of roshi which actually consists of mashuni inside; the mashuni is folded into the roshi and baked for this delectably delicious treat. Be you staying at a budget island hotel or at the best water villa in Maldives, this is a dish you should try.
A local short eat, gulha is a kind of dumpling that is quite popular. This ball shaped, deep fried snack is made from tuna, coconut, chilli and onions.
Of course, after sampling some local dishes you can end your meal with a delicious cup of masala chai. This uniquely spicy milk tea contains ginger, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves for a drink that truly revives.
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