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Best Street Food In Mauritius

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Mauritian Street Food

Enjoy lip-smacking delicacies at every nook and corner of Mauritius. Tourists can munch on Mauritius traditional food while exploring beautiful beaches and lively markets. The Central Market and Le Caudan Waterfront are popular spots to try Port Louis street food. Mauritius is a culinary heaven and is also very easy on the pockets as well. Street food in Mauritius will surely be going to kill your hunger pangs as you will get plenty of options like dhal puri, chana puri, pineapples, samosas, sugarcane juice, roti chaud, Creole curries, mazavaroo paste, and atchars (vegetable pickles) to add that extra taste to the food. Mauritius street food, no doubt is one of the best street food in the world.   

Top Street Food Places Mauritius

The best spot to try Dholl Puri is Rose Hill area according to locals, while the best place to gorge on octopus curry is Chez Rosy near Gris Gris Beach. Downtown Port Louis is a great place to try Cantonese and seafood like shrimp and dumplings. Port Louis food market to try Cape Malay drink falooda, which is a sweet milky beverage. Usually, beach shacks are popular to try coconut water, chilli paste (called mazavaroo), and farata.

Following is a list of few toothsome dishes which successfully surface the traditional tastes of Mauritius:

1) Dhal Puri/ Dholl Puri

Topping the charts of must-try street foods in Mauritius, Dholl Puri is a dish which can be easily found often in the localities. The food consists of Mauritian flatbreads stuffed with a thick curry of yellow split- peas.

2) Gateau Piment

The second dish ruling the pavements of Mauritian Island is a packet full of chili cakes. Gateau Piment is either served hot with thin slices of Mauritian bread or can be eaten on the go. The cakes are however savored upon as a side dish many times.

3) Roti Chaud

Roti Chaud is known as the ultimate treat for the visitors willing to try the street foods in Mauritius since it can easily quench the hunger on- the- go. The snack is prepared by rolling a roti or the round- shaped Indian flatbreads, stuffed with Grois Pois or famous Mauritian bean curry cooked in butter.

4) Boulettes

Well, probably known as the best treat for street food lovers, Boulettes happen to be the tastiest preparation of bun in Mauritius. Served hot with cooked shrimps, pork, chicken, fish, and vegetables, mixed with various spices, sandwiched between two fluffy bread slices, Boulettes are a must for tourists willing to try the street food in Mauritius.

5) Gajak

Probably the most readily available street food in Mauritius, Gajaks happen to be the most-in-demand snack which is served in small paper bags. The delicacy is often savored with spicy chutneys and pickles.

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    Dholl pori, Victoria pineapples, gajak, dim sum, creole curries, and alouda are must-try food in Mauritius. 

    Yes, as long as you eat at a clean and well-known stall, it is perfectly healthy.

    While the city of Port Louis is the main spot, one can try eating at stalls outside tourist attractions as well.

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