Goan Fish Head Curry Recipe

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Goan Fish Head Curry
  • Chef: Kishore D Reddy
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Goans love their fish curry and why shouldn't they. Beautiful fish heads marinated in a thick paste of onions, coconut, garlic and chilli are cooked till soft and served on a bed of rice.

Ingredients of Goan Fish Head Curry

  • 500 gm fish head
  • 50 gm oil
  • 100 gm tomatoes
  • 5 gm curry leaves
  • 10 gm turmeric
  • 15 gm chilli powder
  • 100 ml coconut milk
  • Salt to taste
  • For Paste:
  • 100 gm onions
  • 50 gm coconut
  • 20 gm coriander seeds
  • 10 gm cumin seeds
  • 20 gm peppercorns
  • 30 gm green chillies
  • 40 gm garlic
  • 20 gm ginger
  • 200 ml vinegar

How to Make Goan Fish Head Curry

  • 1.Clean the fish head and cut into pieces of required size.
  • 2.Grind the ingredients for the paste and add vinegar.
  • 3.Heat some oil and add the paste. Saute on low heat for 15 minutes.
  • 4.Add the rest of the ingredients except the coconut milk and cook for 5 minutes.
  • 5.Add the fish head and 100 ml of water. Bring to boil.
  • 6.After the fish heads are cooked, mix in the coconut milk and boil for 5 minutes.
  • 7.Garnish with curry leaves and serve hot on a bed of rice.
Tags: GoaGoanFish