Goan Shrimp Curry
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Oct 30, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 25 Minutes
Ingredient Shrimp Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Goan Shrimp curry, an scrumptious seafood delicacy influenced from the Portugal cuisine. Coconut milk, rice and chillies are main ingredients of Goan delicacies which are often spicy and gives an intense flavor to the soft shrimps.

Recipe of Goan Shrimp Curry

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Shrimp 500 Grams
Grated Coconuts 1 Cup
Onion 1
Green Chilli 3 Numbers
Red Chilli And Cumin Seeds Soked 2 Numbers
Salt as per taste
Coriander Powder 1 Tablespoons
Garamasala Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Turmeric Powder pinch
Pepper Powder as per taste
Sugar pinch
Chopped Tomatoes 2 Numbers
Coriander Leaves 1 Bunch
Mustard Seeds pinch
Ginger Garlic Paste 1 Tablespoons
Oil 1 Tablespoons
Whole Garamasala Dry 2 Numbers


  1. Heat oil in a heavy pan add garam masala whole, add chopped onions, salt and cook till they are golden brown.
  2. Add turmeric, ginger garlic paste and the ground mixture. (ground mixture-red chilli and cumin soaked in vinegar and warm water(little) chopped tomatoes, grated coconut, mustard, shrimp and make fine paste) add coriander pwdr, pepper pwdr and cook till oil ozzes out
  3. Add water to the consistency of the gravy you need and add shrimp and cook for 7-10 min. add pinch of sugar add gr chillies and check seasoning. 
  4. Finish off with coriander leaves enjoy with a bowl of rice.
Posted Oct 30, 2007

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chella Nov 28, 2012
loved this recipe, it is the best prawn curry i have ever made. thank you so much for the superb idea of grinding the prawns with the masala. it made the dish

Rajini Jun 10, 2012
I tried this recipe today and it was awesome.. the gravy is simply great.

Sheetal mishra Mar 8, 2012
It was really awesome... I prepared the same recipe as you did chef.. n the curry came out extremely well and people at home liked it a lot..

Anubha Oct 11, 2011
You are genius !! I have been following your tricks and blend my own thoughts to your receipes, the output is simple amazing!!.

Today i tried goan shrimp curry and my husband was speechless. Thank you for making my day

Your loyal fan

deepa Oct 8, 2011
This is my favorite and made it many times.... thank you chef.... the idea of grinding little shrimp is excellent...

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