What do people eat in Mauritius?

Diet

A Mauritian might start the day with a continental breakfast of coffee and a French croissant, enjoy Indian food for lunch and end the day with a Chinese meal. Everyone eats Creole food, which is influenced by African, Indian and French cooking styles.

Mauritians can buy fast food on the street from vans equipped with kitchens. Two popular fast-food dishes are roti (a flour pancake) and dholl puri (a pancake stuffed with mashed split peas). The vendors offer a variety of condiments, including rougaille, santini or achard (shredded cabbage, carrots, beans and cauliflower cooked with garlic and onions).

Lunch is usually at noon but dinner is usually later at 8 PM.



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