Green Shrimp Curry

Green Shrimp Curry- Serves 2 Green chicken curry has recently become a hot favorite at home – especially with my daughter. So much so that I’ve had to prepare it almost every day! Green masala is a combination of cilantro, green chillies, and other spices that forms the base for the curry. And since my daughter is a big seafood fan, I figured using shrimp instead of chicken would be a hit. This is such an easy and simple recipe but truly outstanding! Very few but fresh ingredients make the flavors of the curry shine. This is my mother’s recipe who belongs to the Pathare Prabhu community. The Pathare Prabhu community were one of the earliest settlers of Mumbai ( . . . CLICK TO READ MORE

Goan Shrimp Curry

Goan Shrimp Curry – Serves 4 Goa is a small, beautiful state in the southern part of India. Goan cuisine is exquisite and known to be hot (spicy), colorful and flavorful. Some of India’s most famous curries including Vindaloo, Xacutti, and Sorpotel come from the region in and around Goa. Goan shrimp curry is another popular curry – a traditional family recipe taught to me by my mother-in-law who, in turn, was taught by her mother in law. Shrimp is simmered in a red “masala” or gravy consisting of onions, dried Kashmiri chillies, fresh garlic, grated coconut, coriander seeds and cumin seeds. I dry-roast the coriander, cumin seeds, and Kashmiri chillies, before grinding them in a coffee bean grinder into . . . CLICK TO READ MORE

Red Chicken Curry

Chicken curry is chicken cooked in a gravy. The gravy which is called the curry is cooked in different ways to give each curry a unique and distinct taste. There are many types of chicken curries cooked in my house. One where I use fresh cilantro, green chillies, tomatoes and coconut milk which is green chicken curry. “Seyal curry” is made with lots of caramelized onions and tomatoes. Today’s curry is made with roasting spices like poppy seeds, cloves, cinnamon, cumin seeds, coriander seeds and caraway seeds. The spices are roasted on a dry pan to release it’s essential and aromatic oils and are then crushed to a fine powder in a coffee grinder. This is what we call “Dry . . . CLICK TO READ MORE

Green Chicken Curry

This chicken is a typical Goan chicken curry. Goa is a beautiful state in India known for it’s beaches, places of worship and architecture. It was also the location of the opening sequence of the worldwide smash, “The Bourne Supremacy”. Hundreds of beach-side shacks serve home cooked, spicy vindaloos, sarpotels, goan sausages to visitors from all over the world. Goan cuisine is famous for sea food, liberal use of coconut milk, cashews and “kokum” – Garcinia Indica. I remember this dish from my first luncheon at my to-be-in-laws place. Cilantro, green chillies, cashew nuts tomatoes and coconut milk with a dash of tamarind paste at the end make this curry delightfully flavorful. Ingredients: 1 whole chicken – 2 lbs 1 . . . CLICK TO READ MORE