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Mauritian Cuisine

Mauritian Cuisine

Today, the island's multifaceted cuisine takes its inspirations as much from China, India, Middle and Far East as well as France and South Africa. All it takes is a stroll around to understand that Mauritians love street food. Every corner presents a variety of local specialties. Be curious and try out some popular exotic preparations such as dhal puri, farata, samoossa, gato pima, gato arouy.

SNACKS

Snacks

Gâteaux piment (chili cakes)

Samoussa (curry-stuffed triangular fritters)

Gram Bouilli (boiled spiced chickpeas)

Badja (gram flour fritters)

Pain frit (battered bread fritters)

Pistaches Grillées (grilled peanuts)

Gâteaux arouille (taro fritters)

Cassava Biscuits

MEALS

Meals

Dholl Puri (gram flour fritters)

Faratas (Indian bread)

Ti Puri (Indian fried pancakes)

Halim (spicy oriental soup)

Briani (spicy oriental rice)

Bouletes Chinoises (Chinese dim sum)

Chop Suey (Chinese stir fry)

Mines frites / Riz frit (Chinese fried noodles/rice)

Curry de poulet (chicken indian curry)

Riz & Lentils (rice and lentils)

TREATS

Sweet Treats

Poutou (steamed rice semolina cakes)

Gâteaux patate (sweet potato and coconut turnovers)

Piaw (syrupy oriental donut)

Gâteaux moutaille (jajebi oriental sweetmeat)

Rasgulla (milky syrupy oriental sweetmeat)

Sutalfine (oriental threaded cake)

Alouda (jelly seed milk)

RasmalaĂŻ (milk dough, oriental sweetmeat)

Pudding de pain (bread pudding)

Gâteaux manioc (cassava pudding)

Gâteaux banane (banana fritters)

Pudding de maĂŻs (maize pudding)

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