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Maldivian Mango Curry Recipe

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This healthier version of a traditional Maldivian curry recipe is full of rich flavors from dried fish, ripe mangoes, and curry leaves. Serve with rice or roshi (flatbread). If you leave out the dried fish, this curry is vegan."
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50 m servings 291
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Fry onion, serrano peppers, garlic, ginger, cinnamon bark, curry leaves, and cloves until onions are lightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Add dried fish, chili powder, curry powder, and turmeric. toss until evenly combined.
  2. Mix mangoes into the pan. Add water and cook until mangoes soften, 10 to 15 minutes. Add coconut milk and season with salt. Simmer 5 to 10 minutes more until flavors are well combined.


  • Editor's Note:
  • If you cannot find dried Maldivian fish, you can try substituting anchovies.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 291 calories; 10.2 40.3 14.4 29 1936 Full nutrition

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I added way to much cinnamon but it was still decent

We are making foods from other lands selected by random website and got this country. Made it without fish and the family loved it. Very spicy and sweet. Served with jasmine rice. Really a g...