Maldive food pays homage to several international cuisines, Arabic, Indian, and Sri Lankan. The tropical vibes are combined with the most succulent meals to give you an unforgettable experience on the island. Here are a few cuisines you must try!

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You can find a mean Mas Huni dish from any of the best restaurants in Maldives. Tuna and coconut are mixed with onion puree, capsicum, salt, and a pinch of lemon juice. You can try this with a side of roti bread. When baked with roshi as the round pies with a crust, this is called Mas Roshi. Check the places around your stay at Holiday Inn Kandooma Maldives to find this

Grilled Fish and Bis Keemiya

Grilled fish is very popular on the island as the freshly caught fish is combined with the island’s goodness. Deeply cut fish will be grilled on hot coals to give the most scrumptious taste ever. Another great dish, Bis Keemiya is a tuna fish cake stuffed with tuna, boiled eggs, and cabbage, and deep-fried coated in a triangular dough.


Dhonkeyo Kajuru, which means the fried banana pie is a great dessert to satisfy your sweet cravings when in the Maldives. Ripe bananas mixed with sugar, flour, and coconut pulp and deep-fried to make the most delicious dessert, sometimes served with ice cream. You can also try Banbukeyo Bondibai, breadfruit mixed with sugar and coconut milk and stewed, savouring the freshness of all ingredients.