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Goan Shrimp Curry
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins

A very delicious spicy and sour Shrimp curry made with unique blend of spices and coconut milk .

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Ambot tik, Goan-style Shrimp curry
  • 15 - 20 de-veined Shrimp (leave tail on if desired)
For Masala
  • 10 dried Kashmiri red chillies
  • 5- 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp whole black peppercorn
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp tamarind paste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup grated coconut
For Curry
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 1 tomato medium sizes chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger finely cut
  • 8 - 10 curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp salt to taste
  1. Clean the shrimp , with a little salt water and lemon and keep aside. You can use fresh or frozen shrimp 

  2. Heat the coconut oil in a pan.

  3. Add chopped onions and ginger and sautee well.

  4. Next add chopped tomatoes and keep frying until they are mashed up completely.

  5. Add the ground paste of the masala in the "For masala" section and mix well .Let it cook for a while .

  6. Next add  the shrimp and mix all the contents .

  7. Add a little water to your desired consistency and bring it to a boil.

  8. Add curry leaves and salt to taste.

  9. Goan shrimp curry is ready to be served.

Recipe Notes

Shrimp can be left tail on to enhance the taste of the recipe but is optional.