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Maldivian Food Culture

Huni hakuru

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Huni hakuru, which means ‘shredded coconut sugar’ in the Dhivehi language, is a traditional Maldivian sweet treat. 

 
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Dhivehi Anbu: Maldivian Mango Dishes

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In the Maldivian cuisine, both ripe and unripe mangoes are used in a variety of savoury and sweet dishes.

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Maldivian Snacks - Mas Kaashi

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From all the Maldivian snacks, perhaps the most well-loved is mas kaashi.

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Maldivian Dhufun

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Dhufun can refer to both the act of chewing areca nuts after a meal or the tray on which it is presented.

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Herbs and Leaves in Maldivian Cuisine

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We have a look at the most commonly used greens in Maldivian cooking.

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Fitr Eid Food Culture in the Maldives

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We have a look at the Maldivian food culture surrounding Fitr Eid.

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Tharaavees

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We have a look at the Maldivian tradition of Tharaavees dhamu keun.

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Haaru – Maldivian Suhoor

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‘Suhoor’ – or haaru in Dhivehi – is the pre-dawn meal eaten during Ramadan.

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Maahefun – A Truly Maldivian Tradition

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We have a look at Maahefun, the unique Maldivian tradition that takes place before Ramadan.

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Hilibeys

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A traditional Maldivian medicinal snack, typically given to women during their postpartum period.

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