Goan-Style Shrimp Curry

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  • Makes


    Main-Course Servings
    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2007

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This dish is a snap to make, once you have the curry paste on hand. The paste recipe makes about 2 cups—enough to help you get in the habit of making shrimp curry on weeknights.


Goan Red Spice Paste

  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced and then crushed with the flat side of the knife
  • 4


To make the curry paste, in a small sauté pan, cook the onion and garlic in the ghee over low to medium heat, stirring regularly, for about 7 minutes, or until the onion is softened but not browned. Add the chiles, cumin, cardamom, cinnamon, turmeric, coriander, cloves, pepper, paprika, and ginger and cook, stirring, for about 3 minutes, to bring out the flavor of the spices. Pour in the vinega