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This section of Goa's Best Directory showcases list of Best Goan Cuisine & Sweets of Goa.

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"Sannas"

"Sannas"

 
Description: "Sannas" are commonly known as the Goan rice cakes in the world outside Goa. But to the traditional Goan foodie, Sannas are an inseparable part of any festivity be it the  Church feast, birthday party, anniversary, christening, communion, or simply a bash, the sannas have to be decorating the table.
Goan Fish Curry & Rice

Goan Fish Curry & Rice

 
Description: Goa is known for its delicious sea food preparations. Fish Curry and Rice (or Xitt Codi in konkani) is a staple diet for many Goans.

Goan Prawn Curry & Rice

Goan Prawn Curry & Rice

 
Description: Goan Prawn curry tastes delicious & great with plain steamed or boiled rice.
Goan Crab Curry

Goan Crab Curry

 
Description: Goan Crab Curry is a fantastic hot & spicy recipe for all you crab -lovers. Goes so well with hot rice makes your mouth water.
Goan Chicken Xacuti

Goan Chicken Xacuti

 
Description: Most people know that Chicken Xacuti is actually pronounced as shakuti. Its a unique dish that consists of Poppy seeds and Kashmiri Chillies. The pronunciation "Shakuti" is most probably derived from the word "Chacuti" which is Portuguese, although the Portuguese Chacuti is brownish in colour as compared to the red Goan Xacuti.

Goan Chicken Cafreal

Goan Chicken Cafreal

 
Description: Chicken Cafreal is the equivalent of Portuguese-style grilled chicken and the sauce it is marinated in tastes a lot like the famous Portuguese Peri-peri sauce. Serve Chicken Cafreal hot with a fresh green salad.

Goan Chicken Vindaloo

Goan Chicken Vindaloo

 
Description: This is a goan chicken dish called Chicken Vindaloo. If you are fed up with ordinary chicken preparations, it is a very good option to try out. First I thought,the red color of the dish is due to adding by some color,but after the dish was prepared; I was suprised by the color and texture of the curry. It was so good in taste too. Vinegar and spices are the specialities of chicken vindaloo. If u don't like to add vinegar,replace it with lemon juice.This dish will create hot and tangy taste in your taste buds.
Mackeral Para / Goan Fish Pickle

Mackeral Para / Goan Fish Pickle

 
Description: Para is prepared prior to the onset of the monsoon, when fresh fish may not always be available. Para is usually served as an accompaniment to other dishes. Remove the
required amount from the jar and fry in a little oil.
Prawn Balchao

Prawn Balchao

 
Description: Prawn Balchao is a fiery dish from Goa (in coastal western India) is almost like a pickle! Do as the Goans do and serve it with hot plain boiled rice.
Chilli Calamari / Squid Fry

Chilli Calamari / Squid Fry

 
Description: Squid Calamari is a quick and easy seafood starter recipe and is very popular in most of the sea-side restaurants in Goa. You can adjust the spice according to your preference for this recipe. This is an excellent starter recipe for the seafood lovers preparation time is also around 10-15 minutes.
Crab Xec Xec

Crab Xec Xec

 
Description: Crab Xec Xec refers to crabs (preferably rock crabs) cooked in a pre roasted coconut gravy.
Goan Sambharachi Kodi (prawn curry)

Goan Sambharachi Kodi (prawn curry)

 
Description: Goan Sambharachi Kodi (prawn curry) ... Cook and eat with boiled Goa rice as a curry. If heated everyday, this curry can last for a weeks.
Ambot Tik

Ambot Tik

 
Description: 'Ambot' means 'Sour' in konkani & 'Tik' means 'Pungent'. This is a traditional dish in both Goa & Mangalore. The preparation style is a little different though, but the majority of the ingredients remains the same. This is a delicious Goan hot (spicy) and sour curry, made with prawns or fish. Tastes great with steamed or boiled rice.
Ambot Tik

Bebinca

 
Description:A traditional rich Goan dessert, Bebinca is a must have at any celebration be it a birth, wedding, Christmas or Easter! Making Bebinca requires patience - a layer can only be added when the one below it is cooked - but the end result is well worth the effort. Traditional Bebinca has 16 layers, but you can make as many as you like.
Prepare Perada (Guava cheese)

Prepare Perada (Guava cheese)

 
Description: Perad is a another well known Goan delicacy that serves two purposes, it can be eaten for breakfast on toast when it is not fully cooked or as a dessert when fully cooked.Also internationally known as guava cheese,is a chewy fudge like sweet meat made of power packed vitamin C power house guavas and sugar.

Godshe

Godshe

 
Description: Godshe is one of those finest tea time surprises is had for tea.

Coconut Jaggery Pancakes

Coconut Jaggery Pancakes

 
Description: Goan Pancakes are filled with coconut and jaggery making them unique to Goa because of the Goan Jaggery.
Doce

Doce

 
Description: A very special sweet is an all time enjoyable traditional sweet made of coconut, split chick peas and sugar blended in the perfect proportions to give you a mind blowing delicacy which has its origin in Portugal.
Pinac

Pinac

 
Description: Pinaca or Mootli was Grandma's favorite take home delicacy whenever she visited Goa . This sweet shaped like balls is packed with all time Goan favorite ingredients like coconut jaggery, Goa rice and coconut. A must after every meal or a favorite tea time snack.
Cocada

Cocada

 
Description: This delicacy brings you coconut enriched with nutritious semolina and sugar to make your taste buds crave for more.
The "Goan Patolleo"

The "Goan Patolleo"

 
Description: The "Goan Patolleo". Patolleo or Patoleo are known to command a nostalgic feeling among Goans for centuries and are a very aromatic and simple preparation of a delicacy that Goans faithfully root for, year after year.the Goan sweet patolleos are intrinsically connected to the use of turmeric leaves in which they are baked or steamed leaving a distinct aromatic flavour which is in itself a big draw to the taste buds. Other variations of the Patolleos are the "Kholle" or "Dhonne" which are cone shaped patolleos made with jackfruit leaves instead of turmeric leaves and have a similar following when it comes to its distinct taste.
 
Vonn / Coconut Jaggery Dessert

Vonn / Coconut Jaggery Dessert

 
Description: A traditional dessert in Goa served for festive occassions. This recipe takes a lot of time and effort so you need atleast half of day for preparing the vonn.
Dodol

Dodol

 
Description: Dodol is one of the famous Goan sweetmeats, traditionally prepared at Christmas time. This is a soft jaggery-flavoured fudge made from palm-sap jaggery, rice flour, coconut milk, butter and vanilla essence. Preparation of this sweet is similar to Indian Halwa. It is usually cooled in a flat pan and served in slices, and is very sweet. This moist dark jaggery cake is a must during special occasions in Goa.
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