Maldivian Vegetable Curry

The cuisine of the Maldives has influences from its neighboring countries of India and Sri Lanka and thus curry is a big part of their everyday food. Even though a lot of the spices used in the curry are similar, the Maldivian chicken curry still distinguishes itself.

Curries can be made using chicken, fish or vegetables.

Here is a recipe for a Maldivian vegetable curry.

 

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Maldivian Tuna Mas huni

Mas huni is a Maldivian breakfast food made with tuna. It is like a salad with simple seasonings of onions and shredded coconut added to tuna and can be eaten with roshi.

 

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Maldivian Reef Fish Curry

 

The cuisine of the Maldives has influences from its neighboring countries of India and Sri Lanka and thus curry is a big part of their everyday food.

Even though a lot of the spices used in the curry are similar, the Maldivian chicken curry still distinguishes itself. Curries can be made using chicken, fish or vegetables.

Here is a recipe for a Maldivian fish curry.

 

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Baraboa Mas huni ( Pumpkin) : A Recipe from Six Senses Laamu, Maldives

Mas huni is a Maldivian breakfast food. It is like a salad with simple seasonings of onions and shredded coconut and can be eaten with roshi.
 

 
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Maldivian Roshi: A Recipe from Six Senses Laamu, Maldives

Roshi is very similar to Indian rotis (flatbreads).

The secret to making soft dough is using warm water whilst kneading the dough. You can add a few tablespoons of shredded coconut to the dough whilst kneading it to add flavor.

 


 
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Maldivian Fish Cutlet: A Recipe from Six Senses Laamu, Maldives

These Maldivian fish cutlets were one of my favorite kinds of hedhika (short eats) on the island. A simple combination of tuna and potatoes fried to a perfect crunch makes for a great anytime snack.

 


 
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Maldivian Biskeemiyaa : A Recipe from Six Senses Laamu, Maldives

Biskeemiyaa is surprisingly one of the few Maldivian hedhika ( short eats) that does not have tuna in it ( which the Maldivians love). The main ingredients comprise of chopped cabbage and boiled egg.

For me…..with or without the tuna – this makes for a really yummy snack.

 


 
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