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Top 10 Must-Try Dishes in Candolim, Goa

  • 18th Jun 2024

Candolim, Goa, a serene paradise on the western coast of India, is known for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and a culinary scene that offers an eclectic mix of flavours. Whether you’re a foodie on the hunt for the best food in Candolim, Goa, or just someone who enjoys a good meal, Candolim has something special to offer. Here are the 10 must-try dishes that will make your taste buds dance with joy.

  1. Cheesy Jalapeno Balls

Starting with the number one on the list is the well-known Cheesy Jalapeno Balls. It is crunchy on the outside, but tender on the inside with juicy cheese and jalapeno pepper all through. It is good to start with these balls, as they can be really surprising, and are a good choice to start your gastronomical journey in Candolim.

  1. Peri Peri Wings

For a spicy meal, the Peri Peri Wings are highly recommended for a great taste. These wings are soaked in our hot peri peri sauce before grilling to give that delicious taste. The Peri-Peri spiciness is given a touch of tanginess so that every piece consumed is tasty.

  1. Mutton Seekh Kebab

Mutton Seekh Kebab is a classic Indian dish that you simply cannot miss. Minced mutton is mixed with a variety of spices, shaped onto skewers, and grilled over charcoal. The result is a succulent and flavourful kebab that’s perfect when paired with mint chutney and a squeeze of lemon.

  1. Honey Chilli Potato

Everyone loves a bit of spice with their meal. Honey Chilly Potato is perfect for those who crave a dish with sweet and spicy flavours. You will get thinly slice and fry the potatoes to a crisp. They are then mixed with honey-chilli sauce, blending sweet honey and spicy chilli. This dish’s mix of soft and crispy textures, along with its balanced flavours, makes it popular with locals and tourists.

  1. Crab Meat Au Gratin

Seafood lovers adore Crab Meat Au Gratin. Fresh crab meat is mixed with creamy béchamel sauce, cheese, and baked until golden and crisp. This dish showcases the culinary treats in Candolim at Palms n Sands.

  1. Beef Burger

The Beef Burger at Palms n Sands is a standout. Juicy, perfectly seasoned beef patties are grilled to perfection and sandwiched between soft, toasted buns. Topped with fresh lettuce, tomatoes, and a special sauce, this burger is a feast in itself and one of the best you’ll find in Goa.

  1. Pesto Pasta

For a taste of Italy in Goa, try the Pesto Pasta. The pasta is al dente. It is tossed in a fresh, vibrant basil pesto sauce. The sauce is made with high-quality olive oil, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese. The dish is light, aromatic, and bursting with flavor, making it a refreshing choice.

  1. Saffron and Cashew Nut Rice

Saffron and Cashew Nut Rice is a fragrant dish and goes well with many curries. Basmati rice is cooked with with saffron. This gives the rice a golden hue and a floral scent. Cashew nuts are added for a crunchy texture.

  1. Mutton Bhubaneswar Ghost

Mutton Bhubaneswar Ghost is a delicious looming gravy dish which can be best described as a pure intensity of taste. Soft bits of mutton prepared and simmered in a spicy hot thick gravy with flavours from the Indian palette. This dish is ideal for people who like their foods to be more on the spicy side or have a more intense flavour profile.

  1. Goan Fish Curry

This one is famous everywhere in Goa and, of course, you have to try this dish when you are in Candolim. This dish consists of fresh fish that is combined with freshly squeezed coconut milk, rice and spices to form a blend of spices that brings out the best flavour. It is usually taken alongside rice that has been steamed and it is a tasty Goan dish that must be tried out.

It starts as a warming shot of spice to get your taste buds going with the appetisers and goes on to deliver a fulfilling feast in the main courses, Candolim Goa is a food lovers’ delight. Whether you are indulging in the culinary delights of Palms n Sands restaurant or any of the other great restaurants in Candolim, these creations are set to make your trip to the area memorable. Well, come lets sail the gastronomical voyage and have a taste of Goa!