Goan Recheado Masala Recipe

Recheado Masala Recipe is a classic Goan Masala Recipe where soaked chillies and tamarind are ground to a paste with aromatic spices to get a flavorful tangy masala. Make and keep Recheado Masala in the fridge and use it to make quick dishes on a busy weekend.

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Goan Recheado Masala Recipe
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Recheado Masala Recipe is a mouthwatering masala made with red chillies, tamarind, vinegar, whole spices like cloves, cinnamon stick, pepper, cumin and ginger, garlic and onions. It forms a perfect base for any curry or stir fry. You can use the versatile Recheado Masala to make vegetable curries or use seafood and meat to make mouthwatering dishes.

It requires very little effort to make this masala and it keeps good in the fridge for up to a month.

Use Recheado Masala Recipe to make Goan Style Recheado Bangdo or Recheado Chicken Naan Wraps

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Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

5 M

Total in

35 M


1 cup


  • 10 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind Paste
  • 4 Cloves (Laung)
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper corns
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 8 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Onion , sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Jaggery
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Goan Recheado Masala Recipe

  1. To begin making Recheado Masala Recipe first soak the red chilies, cloves, cinnamon, cumin seeds, black peppercorns, cardamom pods, ginger and garlic in vinegar for at least 4 to 5 hours.

  2. Heat a pan add a teaspoon of oil and roast the onions until soft and become lightly caramelized. Keep aside to cool.

  3. Once the red chillies along with the spices are soaked well, grind them together along with the caramelized onions, jaggery, salt and turmeric powder to make a smooth paste. 

  4. Once done check the salt and adjust according to taste. The Recheado Masala is now ready.

  5. Use Recheado Masala Recipe to make Goan Style Recheado Bangdo or Recheado Chicken Naan Wraps.