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Goan Fish Curry Recipe

Goan Fish Curry Recipe

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How To Make Goan Fish Curry

For this gaon fish curry, sole fillets are marinated in lemon juice, then cooked with jalapeno and a mix of coconut, pepper, and classic Indian spices.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes



  • 2lbssole fillets
  • ¼cuplemon juice,(from about 1 lemon)
  • tspsalt
  • 2clovesgarlic,smashed
  • 4tspfresh ginger,chopped
  • 1cupcoconut milk,canned unsweetened
  • 1tbspground coriander
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1tspbrown sugar
  • ½tspfresh ground black pepper
  • ¼tspturmeric
  • tspcayenne
  • 3tbspcooking oil
  • 1onion,chopped
  • 1tomato,chopped
  • 4jalapeno peppers,seeds and ribs removed, minced
  • ¾cupwater


  1. In a glass or stainless-steel container, combine the sole, lemon juice, and ½ teaspoon of the salt. Let marinate for at least 10 minutes.

  2. In a blender, puree the garlic and ginger with the coconut milk, coriander, cumin, brown sugar, black pepper, turmeric, and cayenne,

  3. In a large saucepan, heat the oil over moderate heat,

  4. Add the onion; cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden, Add the tomato and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft.

  5. Add the coconut mixture, the jalapeños, the water, and the remaining ¾ teaspoon salt and bring slowly almost to a simmer, stirring frequently.

  6. Add the fish and 1 tablespoon of the marinade. Bring to a simmer and continue simmering for 1 to 2 minutes until the fish is just done.


  • Calories: 402.38kcal
  • Fat: 27.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.54g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.64g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.04g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.56g
  • Fiber: 2.14g
  • Sugar: 3.90g
  • Protein: 30.53g
  • Cholesterol: 102.06mg
  • Sodium: 1014.18mg
  • Calcium: 91.60mg
  • Potassium: 706.56mg
  • Iron: 3.21mg
  • Vitamin A: 44.76µg
  • Vitamin C: 30.51mg
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