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Goan Chicken Curry Recipe

Goan Chicken Curry Recipe with Step by Step Pictures. Authentic Goan Flavours Packed in this curry. You can serve this with rice or roti.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Goan, Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Chicken-½ kg
  • Onion-1 sliced thinly
  • Tomatoes-3 large chopped finely
  • Oil-3 tblspn
  • Salt to taste
  • Vinegar-2 tsp
  • For Goan Spice paste:
  • Ginger-1 tblspn minced
  • Garlic-8 large cloves
  • Cinnamon / Pattai-1 inch piece
  • Coriander seeds /Malli -2 tblspn
  • Cumin seeds / Jeera -2 tsp
  • Dry red chilli-4 I used 1 ½ tblspn of red chilli paste
  • Cloves / Krambu-4
  • Turmeric powder-1 tsp
  • Pepper-1 tsp
  • Tamarind-1 small lime size I used 1 tblspn of store bought tamarind paste
  • Salt -1 tsp
  • Sugar-1 tsp


  • Make a fine paste of all the goan spices by adding some water.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and throw in the onions. Cook till golden brown.
  • Then add the spice paste and cook till oil separates.
  • Add in tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  • Throw in the chicken pieces and cook till all sides are well seared.
  • Pour in ½ cup of water and bring that to boil.
  • Cover and simmer for 15-20 min or until the chicken is cooked.
  • Pour in some vinegar and finish the dish.
  • Serve hot with rice.
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