Goan Fish Curry
What’s Goan food without authenticÃ‚Â fish curry? This recipe comes exclusively to us from the head chef of Leela Palace, Goa and is a must-try.
Goan Prawn Curry
Crunch your way to juicyÃ‚Â prawnsÃ‚Â cooked in aÃ‚Â coconut milkÃ‚Â based Goan curry and let the magic of Goan food take over.
‘Recheado’ means ‘stuffed’ in Portuguese. Simply put, it’s aÃ‚Â pomfretÃ‚Â infused with a tangy recheado paste and fried withÃ‚Â onionsÃ‚Â till crisp and golden brown.
This delicious Goan dessert is carefully layered to perfection. It’s prepared usingcoconutÃ‚Â milk,Ã‚Â eggs,Ã‚Â butter, and most importantly,Ã‚Â jaggery. Each bite of this cake makes the next one seem even more exciting.
This is perhaps the most sensational and memorable Goan dish. ‘Vin’ stands forÃ‚Â vinegarand ‘ahlo’, pronounced and written as ‘aloo‘, means garlic. Chillies, ginger,Ã‚Â garlicandÃ‚Â cuminÃ‚Â make the luscious redÃ‚Â masalaÃ‚Â which is mixed with vinegar lacedÃ‚Â porkÃ‚Â and cooked in a fiery red gravy till it’s flaky and tender.
Rava Fried Fish
Anyone who has been to Goa or heard of Goan food will know this dish. Fish fillets flavoured withÃ‚Â ginger,Ã‚Â garlicÃ‚Â andÃ‚Â redÃ‚Â chilliesÃ‚Â are fried to perfection and garnished with aromaticÃ‚Â coriander.
Xacuti is back and this time for those looking for some juicy chunks of spice infusedÃ‚Â chicken. This dish is best enjoyed on a bed of hot rice.
This dish originated in the Portuguese colony and hence takes a Portuguese name. Chicken is marinated in an extremelyÃ‚Â spicyÃ‚Â paste and cooked with vinegar and rum till the chicken turns tender.
This Portuguese inspired dish is cooked in almost every catholic household in Goa forChristmas. It is said that authentic Sorpotel is heated for about 20 minutes each day after the first and tastes best on the 3rd or 4th day.
Commonly known as ‘karanji‘, sweet small balls made ofÃ‚Â flourÃ‚Â are stuffed with coconut, sugar,Ã‚Â cardamomÃ‚Â andÃ‚Â almonds. A famous sweet dish from Goa, this recipe is prepared especially duringÃ‚Â Ganesh ChaturthiÃ‚Â andÃ‚Â DiwaliÃ‚Â festivals.