Goan Style Mushroom Shagoti Recipe

Mushroom Shagoti is a Goan delicacy, a tangy curry made with whole roasted spices, combined with coconut and mushrooms. Make this delicious curry and serve with sanas for a delicious weeknight meal.

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Goan Style Mushroom Shagoti Recipe
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A medley of freshly roasted whole spices combined with coconut, this Mushroom Shagoti is an authentic Goan curry that is bursting with flavours. With a hint of sourness from the tamarind and richness from the poppy seeds and mushroom as a star ingredient, this Indian recipe is something different from the usual and worth a try. 

Serve this Mushroom Shagoti Recipe with Goan Style Sana Recipe (Soft Steamed Rice Cakes) or Steamed Rice or pav for a weeknight dinner with your friends and family.

Here are some more Goan recipes for Indian dinner such as

  1. Goan Kaju Curry Recipe (Spicy Goan Cashew Nut Curry)
  2. Goan Style Tonak Alsanyache Recipe (Black eyed beans cooked in Tonak Masala Recipe)
  3. Goan Style Chicken Galinha Cafreal Recipe

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

20 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 20 Button mushrooms , cut into quarters
  • 6 Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 2 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 4 Dry Red Chilli
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons Poppy seeds
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 Onions , sliced
  • 8 Garlic , pods
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind Paste

How to make Goan Style Mushroom Shagoti Recipe

  1. To begin making the Mushroom Shagoti Recipe, in a pan dry roast the whole spices on low-medium heat which includes cloves, peppercorns, carom seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cinnamon, star anise, red chillies and poppy seeds till fragrant.

  2. Add coconut and roast for a couple of more minutes or till the coconut is lightly browned. Allow to cool.

  3. Grind the roasted ingredients with garlic and a little water to a fine paste in a mixer grinder jar. Keep it aside. 

  4. In another pan, heat oil, add onions and sauté for 5 minutes. When the onions are well browned, add chopped mushrooms, salt and stir.

  5. Add the ground masala paste and mix well. Add one cup of water, tamarind pulp and simmer until the mushrooms are cooked and the Mushroom Shagoti comes to your desired gravy consistency. 

  6. Turn off the heat and your Mushroom Shagoti is ready to be served. 

  7. Serve Mushroom Shagoti with Goan Style Sana Recipe (Soft Steamed Rice Cakes) oror Steamed Rice or pav.