sea food recipes

Goan style Pomfret fish curry

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Pomfret is an Indian curry recipe originated in Goa inspired from my mom’s kitchen.I am sharing my moms top secret with all of you. I am happy as I believe in sharing.This Goan recipe is prepared from it’s typical Goan ingredients like coconut and spicy red chillies.Hot and sour is the best way to describe this dish.This curry taste best when had with white steamed rice or boiled rice. Some Goan’s even have this curry with pav/bread.

Preparation time : 10 mins
Cooking time :15-20 mins
Serves : 4

Ingredients

For marination

250gm large fresh pomfret,washed and cleaned
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp salt

For the Curry Paste:

2 medium onions, sliced
Tamarind(imli), soaked in
1 diced tomato
1 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp cocunut grated
2 whole dried red chillies
1 tsp jeera(cumin seeds)
1 and a half cup water

For cooking

4 tbsp vegetable oil

Direction || How to prepare Goan style Pomfret fish curry

Apply salt and turmeric powder,red chilli powder and ginger-garlic paster to the fresh fish and set it aside for an hour.

Place all the ingredients for the curry paste into a food procesor and blend well, adding enough water to make a thick paste.

Take another cooking pan and add the vegetable oil and curry paste and let it cook for 1-2 minutes.

Later add enough water to thin the mixture to a sauce consistency.Add the marinated fish and simmer for 2 minutes.

Transfer the curry to bowl , sprinkle coriander leaves over it.

Serve this hot and sour curry with plain rice / rotis.

Tip

When sautéing fish, you may add other seasonings such as pepper or lemon juice for better taste.

Prawns curry Goan style

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Prawns curry

 

Prawns(Jheenga called in Mumbai) is an Indian curry recipe originated in Goa and i got inspired from my mom’s kitchen.

 
This Goan recipe is prepared from it’s typical Goan ingredients like coconut and spicy red chillies.
Hot and sour is the best way to describe this dish.

 

Ingredients

500g large fresh prawns, peeled and cleaned.
1 tablespoon turmeric powder.
1/2 cup coriander leaves , chopped
vegetable oil
Salt to taste

For the Curry Paste:

4 tbsp vegetable oil
2 medium onions, sliced
Tamarind(imli), soaked in
30 g (1 oz) 1/4 cup water for 5 minutes
1 diced tomato
4 tsp coriander seeds
1 cup cocunut grated
5 whole dried red chillies
4 garlic cloves, crushed

Directions || How to prepare Prawns curry goan style

Place all the ingredients for the curry paste into a food procesor and blend well, adding enough water to make a thick paste.
Apply salt and turmeric powder to the fresh prawns and set it aside for 5 – 10 minutes.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the prawns ,saute it for around 5 minutes.

Take another cooking pan and add the vegetable oil and curry paste and let it cook for 1-2 minutes.

Later add enough water to thin the mixture to a sauce consistency.Add the prawns and simmer for 5 minutes.

Transfer the curry to bowl , sprinkle coriander leaves over it.

Serve this hot and sour curry with plain rice / rotis.

Tip

When sautéing prawns , you may add other seasonings such as pepper or lemon juice for better taste.