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Prawn Balchão (Goan Spicy Prawn Pickle)

Everyone knows Prawn Balchão as a main course. It is actually more like a pickle! In the days prior to refrigeration, prawns (and sometimes pork) would be left to marinate in a vinegar-based sweet and sour tomato-chilli sauce. Here, the Balchão would be left for days to marinate without reheating.
 
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Tisreo Sukhem (Clams In Spiced Coconut) – Goan Style

Tisreo SukhemThis is one of those dishes that I used to love to have as a child. The coconut and the spices add a unique flavour to the clams which enhances the overall taste of the dish. I still like slurping each clam shell – even though it feels like an effort.
 
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Goan-Style Fish Curry With Lady Fingers

Now, we all swoon over the taste of a good Goan Fish Curry. What Goan-Style Fish Curry with Lady Fingerswe may not know, is that Goans tend to pair their fish curry with vegetables: lady fingers or white pumpkin with prawns, and cauliflower or potatoes with others. I have tweaked the lady fingers here to be added at the end – after being fried crisp!

Goan-Style Fish Curry with Lady Fingers

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