Goan Fish Curry

How to make a Goan Fish Curry.


  • 400 g Fish slices
  • Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Tamarind paste (or 1 Raw Mango sliced)

To be Ground to a Fine Paste:

  • 6 Kashmiri chillies or 2-1/2 tsp of Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 – 1/4 cups Coconut Grated
  • 1/2 Ginger piece
  • 6 Garlic cloves
  • 6  Peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • A pinch of Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 Green chilli
  • Water


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