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Goan Recipes - Recipes from Goa


Food is a huge deal in Goa! Its position on India's lush, green western coast means there is abundance of fresh fish and seafood. Pork is a hot favorite too. Hours are spent preparing delicious dishes from recipes often passed down through generations.

1. Pork Vindaloo

Hot and tangy! Eat Pork Vindaloo with plain boiled rice or Jeera Rice and a leafy green salad.

2. Vindaloo Masala

Another spicy masala paste this is typically used as the base in a pork curry but tastes just as good with chicken.

3. Sorpatel

Make Sorpatel a couple of days ahead and refrigerate. It tastes better with time.

4. Goan Fish Curry

Tangy and spicy, this curry is almost a staple food in Goa!

5. Fish Xacuti

Xacuti masala is most commonly used in combination with chicken. This fish recipe is an intresting variation.

6. Mackerel Raechad

This delicious fried fish recipe combines the sharp, fiery taste of Raechad masala and the strong flavour of the mackarel.

7. Raechad Masala

This fiery hot masala paste can be used as the main spice mix in a curry or to marinate meat or fish.

8. Prawns Rava Fry (semolina batter-fried prawns)

These golden, crispy fried prawns make a terrific appetizer.

9. Fresh Prawn Pickle

A simple recipe for a delicious pickle made with fresh prawns.

10. Prawn Ambot Tik

This delicious curry tastes great with plain steamed or boiled rice. It can also be made with fish or chicken if you so prefer.
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