Goan Sorak Curry Recipe

Goan curries are absolutely delicious and you will simply love this version which is made with a sweet, spicy, tangy and delicious with a coconut curry masala. Serve this curry along with ghee rice or even a poi/ pav bun or kulcha for lunch or dinner.

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Goan Sorak Curry Recipe
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Goan Sorak Curry Recipe is a sweet, spicy, tangy and delicious curry made with a freshly ground coconut masala which has a perfect blend of coconut, onion, garlic and red chillies. It is a flavourful curry with sweet notes from the addition of jaggery, tangy notes from fresh kokum, and heat from the red and green chillies. 

Serve the Goan Sorak Curry along with Ghee Rice or even Goan Poee for lunch or dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Goan recipes such as

  1. Goan Kaju Curry Recipe
  2. Goan Brinjal Bharta Recipe
  3. Goan Style Mushroom Vindaloo Recipe

Cuisine: Goan Recipes
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 3 Kokum (Malabar Tamarind)
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit
  • 1 tablespoon Jaggery
  • Salt , to taste
  • 4 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • For the sorak curry masala
  • 1 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1 Onion , roughly chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 8 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)

How to make Goan Sorak Curry Recipe

  1. To begin making the Goan Sorak Curry Recipe, we will first grind the sorak curry masala. 

  2. In a mixer jar, combine the onion, garlic, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, dry red chillies, coconut and turmeric. Add 1/2 cup of warm water and blend to make a smooth paste. 

  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan over medium heat; add the green chilli and the freshly ground goan sorak curry masala. Saute for 2 minutes or until the raw smell of the masala disappears. 

  4. Next add in the salt, jaggery, kokum, one cup of water and bring the goan sorak curry to a brisk boil. 

  5. Adjust the salt and seasoning according to your taste. Turn off the heat and garnish the goan sorak curry with coriander leaves and serve. 

  6. Serve the Goan Sorak Curry along with Ghee Rice or even Goan Poee for lunch or dinner.