Goan Shrimp in a light teal bowl with a bowl of white rice on the side on a dark teal background

Goan Shrimp Curry

This Goan Shrimp Curry recipe is inspired by the curry dishes of Southwest India. It’s full of complex flavors and is so comforting.

5 from 2 votes
Goan Shrimp in a light teal bowl with a bowl of white rice on the side on a dark teal background
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Goan Shrimp Curry

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 357kcal


  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 medium red onion , finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic , grated
  • 1- inch piece of ginger , peeled and grated
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • teaspoons paprika
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • cups coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon tamarind concentrate
  • 1 pound extra-large shrimp , peeled and deveined
  • Cooked basmati rice or cauliflower rice , for serving


  • Heat the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sauté until it is tender and translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in the grated garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Pour in the tomato paste, then stir in the curry powder, paprika, salt, and cayenne pepper. Cook until the mixture starts to thicken, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour the coconut milk and tamarind concentrate into the skillet and stir well. Bring the sauce to a gentle simmer, then add the shrimp. Cook until the shrimp are opaque and cooked through, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Serve over rice.


Nutrition Facts
Goan Shrimp Curry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 357 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 22g110%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 143mg48%
Sodium 1110mg46%
Potassium 702mg20%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 716IU14%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 108mg11%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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