Cuisine in Goa

Goan cuisine consists of regional foods popular in Goa. Rice, seafood, coconut, vegetables, meat, pork and local spices are some of the main ingredients in Goan cuisine.

Goan food is considered incomplete without fish. Goan cuisine is famous for its rich variety of fish dishes cooked with elaborate recipes.

Coconut and coconut oil are widely used in Goan cooking along with chili peppers, spices, and vinegar is used in the Catholic cuisine, giving the food a unique flavour. The Goan cuisine is heavily influenced by Portuguese cuisine.

Some of famous foods of Goan are:

  • Goan Fish Curry
  • Goan Prawn Curry
  • Fish Recheado
  • Pork Vindaloo
  • Rava Fried Fish
  • Chicken Xacuti