Dining Out in Maldives

Maldives has an abundance of visitor-friendly restaurants where prices are reasonable and the food is tasty, with western cuisine usually available. Most of the Maldives resort have their own restaurants where both Maldivian and international cuisine is served. If you want a complete Maldivian experience visit Cocoa Island by COMO, one of the Maldives luxury resorts and try these amazing Maldivian dishes.

Maldivian cuisine is based on Coconuts, fish and its derivatives as well as starches such as rice. Coconut milk is a primary ingredient in Maldivian curries, while fish sauce and fresh fish are used in the filling. Rice is eaten in its natural form and made into a variety of different starchy creations.

One of the basic and traditional food items of Maldivian cuisine is Garudiya, which is clear fish broth which is based on tuna species found in the nation’s ocean waters cut up following a traditional pattern. Garudiya is usually eaten with steamed rice, but it can also be eaten with roti, or Maldivian chapati.