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Prawn Pan Rolls

Prawn Pan Rolls

Prawn Pan Rolls make a delightful snack it also makes a good side dish and a special treat for an occasion or that special family dinner. For us it was usually mince panr olls and this was a delicacy, with my father being allergic to prawns it wasn’t something that was cooked up frequently but […]

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Prawn Chilly Fry

Prawn Chilly Fry

This is an homestyle prawn chilly fry, funny thing is when mom had come down to Goa we lacked some of the ingredients to do this the exact way we do it at home. So with a minor alterations here is the recipe that is a dish in itself but is also a half way […]

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Prawn Chilly Fry or Prawn Masala

Prawn Chilly Fry or Prawn Masala

At home we make two prawn chilly fries, one is used as a stuffing in a prawn panroll and the other is a spicy Goan Chilli Fry that you see in restaurants and as an appetizer with a Recheado masala flavour. Since fish season is in full swing, go ahead and enjoy this ­čÖé Prawn […]

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Mussels Rawa Fried (Xinanio)

Mussels Rawa Fried (Xinanio)

A long time ago, perhaps 15 – 20 years, my uncle who stayed in Goa took me to the Baga Calangute Creek. In the middle of the creek where some rocks protruded out of the water, there were huge shells. He removed his knife and popped out the Xinanios from the rocks there. Of course […]

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Bangda Curry or Goan Mackerel Curry

Bangda Curry or Goan Mackerel Curry

Fish Curry is the staple diet in Goa, we love our Xitt Codi (the traditional goan fish curry) and today we have a different variant, the Bangda Curry. Main Ingredients: 5 Medium Sized Bangdas (Mackerels) 1 Half Cut Onion 1 Half Tomato Half Inch Piece Ginger 2 Pieces of Kokam 1 Green Chilly Masala Ingredients: […]

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Prawn Balchao: The Goan Prawn Pickle

Prawn Balchao: The Goan Prawn Pickle

This is a special recipe, Prawn Balchao is something I adore. My wife, 10 month old baby and I are back from a road trip, we drove from Mumbai to Nepal and back. Prior to leaving my mother was over and we cooked this Prawn Balchao. So when we got back there was this full […]

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Crab Xacuti

Crab Xacuti

While we were in Goa, if you recollect the market visit where we clicked a picture of those delicious goan sausages, we also came across some lively crabs, pun intended. They were still well moving about, anyway we managed to get 8 crabs for Rs100, that was a pretty good deal. Would never get a […]

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Apa De Camarao

Apa De Camarao

Apa De Camarao, is something like a prawn pie, its a special kind of dough with a prawn stuffing. It does not have to be like the stuffing in this recipe, people use prawn balchao or any other masala prawns that you are fond of. This recipe we use a simple prawn saute with a […]

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Prawn Rissois

Prawn Rissois

Today we have an authentic recipe handed down straight from the Portuguese while they were in our beloved Goa! Its called the Prawn Rissois, pronounced as Rissoee its a mouth watering appetizer, that melts in your mouth! There are two steps involved in the Prawn Rissoe Recipe, first is to make the stuffing that’s put […]

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Caldine Curry

Caldine Curry

The Caldine Curry is a yellow non spicy Goan curry, its usually made with fish, but some people make it with prawns as well as vegetables. But the original caldine curry is made with any fleshy fish. Let’s take a look at what goes into making an authentic Goan caldine. Caldine Juice Ingredients: 1 Coconut […]

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