Goan Chicken Vindaloo

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Goan Chicken Vindaloo is a traditional Goan dish that goes well with pulao, naan or roti. A spicy and tangy chicken curry, it is popular in Goa and Konkan region. While the traditional vindaloo is made with lamb, this one is made using chicken.

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Goan Chicken Vindaloo Recipe

A tangy and spicy Goan-Portuguese chicken curry served with rice, naan or roti.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Goan, Indian, Portuguese

Ingredients for Goan Chicken Vindaloo

  • 500 gms Chicken cut into pieces
  • 2 tblsp Butter – 2 tblsp
  • 1 Onion – 1 medium, sliced
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Powder
  • 3/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 3/4 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tblsp Water
  • 1/2 tblsp Sugar
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 tblsp White Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Tomato Puree
  • Salt as per taste

How to make Goan Chicken Vindaloo

  • Mix the vinegar, 1/2 of the sliced onions, ginger garlic paste, cinnamon stick, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and salt in a bowl.
  • Blend to a smooth paste.
  • Add sugar and mix well.
  • Add the chicken pieces and mix well to coat evenly.
  • Keep aside to marinate overnight.
  • Heat butter in a pan.
  • Add the remaining onion and fry till transparent.
  • Add the chicken pieces, water and tomato puree.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and simmer over low heat for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Cook till the chicken is tender.
  • Serve as a side dish to pulao, naan or roti.


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