A bowl of goan fish curry

Goan fish curry

A hot and tangy fish curry from Goa. Just-cooked fish in a spicy coconut masala makes this xiti codi a great favourite.

fish in coconut milk being cooked in a kadai

Keralan fish curry

Meen moli is a wonderful Keralan fish curry. It is cooked quickly with chunks of fish in a hot coconut milk masala.

Two pieces of mackerel, stuffed with recheado paste, in frypan

Goan fried mackerel

Fried hot and spicy mackerel. This simple fried fish is the traditional bangda recheado from Goa.

a serving of kedgeree - rice with fish and egg


Kedgeree is another Raj specialty, appropriated and modified from traditional Indian fare. It is considered a breakfast dish. Buttery rice, with fish and eggs, and a hit of chilli. Great way to start the day.

a plate of fish tikka pieces

fish tikka

Maachi tikka is simple fried marinated fish dish. Easy to make and can be prepared overnight then finished just before serving. It is a very Mumbai-style dish.