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Goan Fish Curry

I have so many recipes to be tried out in my "to-do" list. One such recipe was the Goan Fish Curry. So, this time when I bought fish, I didn't have to rack my brain to decide which recipe to follow. As usual, I looked into Goan Food Recipes blog, my go-to space for any Goan recipes :) On reading thr


  • 400 gms Fish slices
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Tamarind paste (or 1 Raw Mango sliced)

To be Ground to a Fine Paste

  • 6 chillies (I used 2-1/2 tsp of Kashmiri chili powder) Dried Kashmiri
  • 1 - 1/4 cups Coconut Grated
  • 1/2 Ginger " piece
  • cloves Garlic cloves (3 big or 6 small)
  • 5 - 6 Peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • pinch Fenugreek seeds a
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 chilly Green
  • as required Water


  • Apply salt on the clean fish slices and keep aside.
  • Take a pan and pour the ground paste, along with adequate water.
  • When it comes to a boil, add the tamarind pulp.
  • Add more salt, if required.
  • When the mixture comes to a boil, add the fish slices.
  • If you are using raw mango, ad the mango slices along with the fish.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes or till the fish is cooked through.
  • Switch off heat and allow to rest for a couple of hours, so that the fish pieces absorb the flavours.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with Rice.