Kingfish Caldine -Caldeen – Caldinho

View my step-by-step video I am originally from Goa, so I love to make dishes that I’ve tasted growing up. This Fish Caldine or Caldinho as it’s known to the Portuguese purists, can also be prepared with Shrimp or Veggies is a mild and mellow curry compared to many other more fiery Goan curries. Typically … Continue reading Kingfish Caldine -Caldeen – Caldinho

Crab Xec Xec – Goan Crab Curry

View my step-by-step recipe             This beloved Goan to the core recipe has a strange name but BIG on flavor. Crab Xec Xec or Shek Shek as it’s called is made by roasting Spices, Coconut, Onions, Ginger & Garlic together and simmering crab in it. The contrast between the roasted … Continue reading Crab Xec Xec – Goan Crab Curry

Shahi Chicken Korma

View my step-by-step video             When you have the word Shahi in a recipe, you know it’s going to be fit for a King. This recipe is no exception, the gravy is earthy and deep, made creamy with a paste made with cashew, onions, chillies and yogurt. Chicken is sautéed … Continue reading Shahi Chicken Korma

Goan Beef Roulade

View my step-by-step video         This delicious concept of rolling a slice of beef together with other ingredient is a favorite around the world. Some people call it Involtini or Beef Rolls and other call this Beef Olives. This recipe is a Goan style Roulade. My Mom used to make this often, … Continue reading Goan Beef Roulade

Chana Chole

View my step-by-step video           Some recipes just make you want to go balle balle!!!! Punjabi dishes in Indian cuisine are crazy popular and for good reason. From Parantas to garma garam Tandoori Chicken we are always left wanting more. Their Chana or Chole is no exception. Made famous by the … Continue reading Chana Chole

Thai Massaman Beef Curry

View my step-by-step video               My obsession with Thai food is fairly recent but pretty intense. I always loved Chinese food, but Thai food combines ingredients like Coconut milk and spices like Cumin and Coriander which are very popular in Indian cuisine as well. I started mastering the basics … Continue reading Thai Massaman Beef Curry

Meatball Curry

View my step-by-step video       This is my Mom’s Meatball Curry recipe from one of her many many recipe books. Spiced meatballs are simmered in a special blend of ground spices like red Kashmiri Chillies, Cumin, Coriander, Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves, with Ginger, Garlic & Vinegar and finished off with some creamy Coconut … Continue reading Meatball Curry

Goan Masala Kheema

View my step-by-step video               I’ve made Kheema so many different ways and it’s only last year that I made Xanti Pinto’s Goan Kheema. I’ve heard Xanti(pronounced Shanti) and a few others RAVE about Alves Fernandes’s recipe on the facebook group – Traditional Goan Foodies. Now, I know that … Continue reading Goan Masala Kheema

Rogan Josh

View my step-by-step video           In memory of Sunanda Pushkar Menon My memories of Rogan Josh takes me back to my Dubai days with my boss and friend Sunanda Pushkar Menon. She was a proud Kashmiri and would present her Rogan Josh at every potluck gathering. We used to joke that … Continue reading Rogan Josh

Chicken Vindalho or Vindaloo

View my step-by-step video               I’m so excited to bring you this recipe from my Goan heritage. Vidaloo, yes that is the correct pronounciation, is derived from the Portuguese Vin and alho. When the Portuguese made their long ship journeys to India and other countries, they preserved their pork … Continue reading Chicken Vindalho or Vindaloo