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Goan Coconut Curry Starter

Known for its vibrant, seafood-centric cuisine, the coastal Indian state of Goa has a unique style of curry all its own. Our one-step Goan Coconut Curry Starter captures the aromatic, subtly sweet flavor of Goan curry sauce with a blend of warm, bright spices, tangy tamarind, rich coconut milk powder, and fragrant lime leaf.

·Simply add water and simmer to create a flavorful curry sauce

·Warm, sweet flavor with floral, citrusy notes


Manitou Trading Company
Price: $24.25
$1.92 / Ounce

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Suggested uses

  • Cook with fish and seafood for a classic Goan-style curry dish

  • Use more or less liquid to control heat level and consistency

  • Blend with sour cream and yogurt to create a unique dip or spread

  • Use as a base for soups, stews, and chowders

  • Basic prep

    Measure 1/3 cup of Goan Coconut Curry Starter, use 1 tablespoon to season 8 ounces of fish or seafood, and set aside. Add remaining starter to 1 cup of water or broth and bring to a simmer over low heat. Add the fish and poach until cooked.


    Storage & handling

    Store in a dry, cool place.


    Coconut milk powder (Coconut milk, tapioca maltodextrin, gum acacia), Corn starch, Salt, Spices, Tomato, Turmeric, Onion, Sugar, Tamarind, Garlic, Natural flavor, Lime leaves, Contains 2% or less of Shallots, Scallions, Citric Acid. Contains: Tree Nuts.

    Located on the western coast of India, the state of Goa is well known for its bright, vibrant, seafood-centric cuisine. Typically cooked with fish and seafood as the main protein component, Goan curries have a delicate, mellow flavor, balancing sweet coconut and warm spices with floral lime leaves and tangy tamarind.

    Goa’s greatest foreign culinary influence is the Portuguese, who established a colony in 1510 which lasted until 1961. In addition to their Christian religion, Portuguese traders and colonizers imported a wide variety of foods, including tomatoes, chiles, pomatoes, cashews, and more. Over time, Portuguese influence transformed the cuisine and lifestyles of the locals, and new dishes like pork vindaloo, prawn balchao and pork feijodda were introduced.

    As a dry blend of all-natural ingredients, our Goan Coconut Curry Starter is a shelf-stable alternative to jarred and canned curry sauces, which usually contain preservatives and artificial additives. This cost-efficient, clean-label curry starter saves time in the kitchen by eliminating the need to add extra ingredients like coconut milk, and also allows for more control over both the heat level and the consistency of the curry, based on the amount of liquid used. Simply add water and simmer to create a richly flavored, authentic Goan curry sauce.