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Maldivian Recipes

Kukulhu Garudhiya

Kukulhu Garudhiya is a flavourful broth that’s made with chicken and a handful of ingredients.

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Foni Biscoadhu

Foni Biscoadhu is a simple sweet treat made by combining cream crackers with bananas, sugar and grated coconut.

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Handoo Gulha

Do you call these handoo gulha or handulu gulha? Anyway, when made crispy and just right, handulu gulha is one of the best among Maldivian savoury hedhikaas.

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So happy to be finally sharing our zileybi recipe as we’ve been receiving so many requests for this over the years.

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Easy Kulhi Mas

Here we have the recipe for a Kulhi Mas recipe that comes together quite quickly and easily. It’s perfect for those times when you want to whip up something fast.

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Valhomas Kulhi Riha

Serve this super easy smoked tuna curry with some fresh Maldivian flat bread roshi.

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Bis Cutlets

Here we have the recipe for one of our favourite hedhikaas, Bis Cutlets, or Bis Cutlas if you prefer to spell it that way.

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Kashikeyo Fani

While we love anything and everything kashikeyo, kashikeyo fani or screwpine juice is a really special treat for really special days.

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Aluvi Sambol

Whether you are having a Dhivehi Keun or roshi with curry, some Aluvi Sambol can certainly make the meal better.

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Theluli Mushimas

Maldivians usually prepare it by first slathering it with spices and then deep frying it until crunchy. It’s then devoured whole, bones and all.

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