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How to Prepare Goa's Fish Curry

Updated on February 9, 2013

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5 stars from 1 rating of Govan Fish Curry

While traveling through different states of India, i always like to gather something from their...When i gone to see the beautiful seashores of Goa,i meet some great chefs who are good in fish recipes. Goa is famous for its western architecture and casinos.....

Through this hub i like to share their traditional fish recipe to the world.....

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 1 hour
Ready in: 1 hour 30 min
Yields: 3


  • 1/2 kg Fish pieces
  • 2spn red chilly, powdered
  • 1inch piece Ginger
  • 6ns Garlic
  • 12 Small Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tspn Cumin
  • 1/2 tspn turmeric, powder
  • As required Salt
  • 2tbsn coconut, Scrapped
  • 2 pieces tamarind
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk, from 1 cup of scrapped coconut

How to Prepare?

  1. Paste salt on the fish pieces and wash with the salt water.
  2. Grind the chilly powder along with Ginger,onion,garlic,cumin,turmeric powder and salt. Make them in a paste form
  3. Grind the scrapped coconut also.
  4. Take a pan add some oil and boil it.Then add the paste to it.Rinse it for some time.
  5. Take tamarind pieces and make the juice of it in 1/2 cup water. Add this to the cooking paste.
  6. While the paste starts to boil add the fish pieces to it and cook for 20 minutes.
  7. Then add the grinded coconut along with little water to the pan.
  8. After 15 minutes add coconut milk to it and cook until the curry become thick.Serve hot with Rice.

Do you know?

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 198g
Calories 354
Calories from Fat189
% Daily Value *
Fat 21 g32%
Saturated fat 6 g30%
Unsaturated fat 7 g
Carbohydrates 0 g
Sugar 0 g
Fiber 0 g
Protein 39 g78%
Cholesterol 99 mg33%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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    • viewfinders profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from India

      Thanks for your comment...

      hope you enjoyed reading it.....

      Sounds great that you are going for it.

      prepare it and eat with white rice.....

    • mathira profile image


      6 years ago from chennai

      Superb recipe about fish and I am going to try it.

    • viewfinders profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from India

      Thanks for your comments.

      its a very good combination with rice and very popular in Goa.

      Hope you enjoyed it. Hoping that you will prepare it.

      Continue reading my hubs.

    • Angela Brummer profile image

      Angela Brummer 

      6 years ago from Lincoln, Nebraska

      I love curry and fish. I bet I'd be crazy about he combination.


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