The Mauritius cuisine is inspired from European, Chinese, Creole, French, and Indian Kitchens. Take a look at some of the best delicacies listed below:-
Dhal Puri, better known as the national street food of Mauritius is a pancake-style flatbread stuffed with cooked yellow peas. These stuffed split peas are seasoned and blended with cumin and turmeric. You can enjoy this on-the-go snack in almost every street stalls in Mauritius.
It is a freshly prepared fruit salad topped with chili salt and tamarind sauce. It consists of tropical fruits including pineapple and mango.
You can find this dish in almost every party served as a pre-dinner nibble. A vindaye is a spicy pickle in which the spices are mustard, turmeric and vinegar. In this dish, the fish is first fried and then pickled giving a resemblance to curry fish with pickles spices.
This is an appetizing Mauritian street-food dish perfect for those who want something easy to prepare. It consists of Mauritian tomato sauce, butter bean curry and a naan/ flatbread. Despite not having too many ingredients, this dish is full of flavor.
Gateau Gingli Rier
Gateau Gingli Rier, also known as Sesame Seeds Balls is a Mauritius cuisine appropriate for sesame seeds lovers. These are small balls made with dough and dipped in egg. Then, it is coated with sesame seeds and fried.
It’s a Mauritian recipe in which the fresh prawns are cooked with tomatoes, thyme, garlic and chili which completely compliments the flavors of prawns.