out a delicious variety of sea-food with ample mix-up of
coconut is the specialty of Lakshadweep Cuisines. From spicy
non-vegetarian stuffs to healthy vegetarian delicacies, the
island is ready with every possible kind of mouth-watering
dish. The culinary influence of Kerala is quite evident in
the cuisines of Lakshadweep.
Since the island has a close proximity with Kerala, hence
the cuisines reflect the taste of the inhabitants of that
place. The local food of Lakshadweep primarily comprises of
coconut and sea fish. The people of the island have a great
inclination towards the coconut water as it is the most
As a tourist destination, Lakshadweep is one of the
most-visited spots of India. People from all over the world
come to this island to explore the unexplored coral reefs,
the virgin forests and the surrounding serenity. In order to
cater to the needs of the tourists the governing authority
of Lakshadweep, along with several private bodies have
established quite a number of restaurants and eatery joints.
Apart from specializing in local food, these restaurants
also serve a series of inter-continental dishes. From
Chinese and Thai to Indian and Korean, the eatery corners of
Lakshadweep provide a lip-smacking array of delectables to
those who wish to have a taste of global cuisine. Apart from
multi-cuisine eatery zones, one can also get the original
taste of Lakshadweep during major festivals when the people
of the island prepare special dishes in their own home.
Almost all the dishes have a touch of coconut since it is an
integral ingredient of Lakshadweep cuisines .