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Maldivian Recipes

Bambukeyolee Baiy

Here we have the recipe for one of the most popular local rice dishes, Bambukeyolee Baiy. It’s a simple dish; rice is cooked with breadfruit and coconut milk.

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Aluvi Mashuni

While mashuni can be made with a lot of things like moringa pods, pumpkin and eggplants, here we have the recipe for making it potatoes.

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Kopeefathu Mas Huni

Mas huni is a beloved Maldivian breakfast dish that’s served with Maldivian flatbread roshi. This version is made with collard greens.

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Bambukeyo Kirugarudhiya

Breadfruit is cooked with turmeric and coconut milk and the resultant mixture is creamy, mild and delicious.

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Kiru Folhi

Kiru Folhi is a crepe made with coconut milk. Enjoy it with a spicy curry.

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Hanaakuri Havaadhu

Hanaakuri Havaadhu is a curry powder made with stove toasted spices.

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Lonu Kandhi

Lonu Kandhi is a savoury and spicy porridge made from just a handful of ingredients you’d usually find in most Maldivian kitchens.

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Boashi Mas Huni

Boashi (banana blossom) Mas Huni is ideal for breakfast time; enjoy it with Maldivian flatbread roshi and a cup of hot black tea.

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Valhomas Masbaiy

Enjoying masbaiy or tuna rice for lunch with some spicy rihaakuru is one of those very Dhivehi things that one can do.

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Bambukeyo Bongara

Bambukeyo Bongara is a breadfruit curry made with roasted spices and Maldivian fish paste ‘rihaakuru’. 

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