A fine amalgamation of several culinary traditions, the traditional cuisine of the Maldives is simply delightful to taste while holidaying at any of the hotels or resorts such as Niyama Private Islands Maldives.

Reef Fish Cutlets

If you get the urge to snack on something during your tropical holiday in the Maldives, why not get some reef fish cutlets! It is indeed a scrumptious food that includes a tantalizing blend of potatoes and tuna along with other flavorsome ingredients such as onions, chilli, salt, and pepper.

Mas Roshi

Mas Roshi Dish in Maldives |Image via Wikimedia Commons,CC BY-SA 3.0

Now, this popular dish in the Maldives will make you fall in love with it instantly. It includes a chapati that is draped around a mouthwatering blend of smoked tuna that is well-mixed with coconut and other tropical spices.


This is a translucent fish broth that is extracted from boiling types of tuna such as yellowfin tuna or skipjack. It was traditionally made using three ingredients – fish, salt, and water. However, nowadays, you can look forward to trying out different variations of this dish at one of the restaurants in Maldives.

Aluvi Boakibaa

This is a greatly loved dish that you will be able to eat in the Maldives. Aluvi boakibaa simply brims with flavour with its fine blend of cassava and the soft mids of coconuts.