Basic Goan Coconut Curry Paste Recipe

Goan Coconut Curry Paste is a versatile and flavorful base for many Goan dishes. Made with a blend of aromatic spices, fresh coconut, and tangy tamarind, this paste adds a rich and creamy texture to curries. It is commonly used in Goan fish curries, chicken curries, and vegetable curries. The paste can be easily prepared in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to a week, making it a convenient option for quick and delicious meals.

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Ingredients for Basic Goan Coconut Curry Paste Recipe

  • 0.08 tablespoon Coriander Seeds
  • 0.08 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/25 teaspoon Peppercorns
  • 0.08 cup Grated Coconut
  • 0.08 Onion, Chopped
  • 0.33 cloves Garlic Cloves
  • 0.08 inch Ginger
  • 0.08 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 0.08 teaspoon Red Chili Powder

Directions: Basic Goan Coconut Curry Paste Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a pan, dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and peppercorns until fragrant.
  • STEP 2.Add grated coconut, chopped onions, garlic cloves, ginger, tamarind pulp, and red chili powder to the pan.
  • STEP 3.Cook until the coconut turns golden brown and the onions are soft.
  • STEP 4.Allow the mixture to cool, then transfer it to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • STEP 5.Store the Goan Coconut Curry Paste in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Cooking Tips

  • You can adjust the spiciness of the paste by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a smoother texture, you can soak the tamarind pulp in warm water before adding it to the blender.
  • To enhance the flavor, you can also add a pinch of turmeric powder and curry leaves to the paste.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the Goan Coconut Curry Paste in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • To use the paste, simply add it to your desired curry recipe and cook as usual.
  • You can also use the paste as a marinade for meats or vegetables before grilling or roasting.
Nutrition
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134
calories per serving
13 g Fat2 g Protein3 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    13g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    13g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    8mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    61mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    14mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    5mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    18mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    28mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp