Goa Portugesa: "Whiff and Flavor of Goa" Mumbai Restaurant Tip by wrldtravler

Mumbai Restaurants: 328 reviews and 283 photos


Situated behind the Hinduja Hospital and opposite the Mahim Post Office, is a seafood fancier's paradise: kurleo, teesro, sungta, kalwa, mhori, pomfret, para, lobster, you ask for it, they will get it for you.

Favorite Dish: The prawn balchao is to my mind the piece de resistance of the menu. Now balchao is not a dish everybody can eat. It is too strong, too sour, too aggressive, too Goanese. You have to develop a taste for it. In essence, it is a pickle, the Parsis call it kolminu achar, but the Goans eat it as a dish. I understand there are seven to eight types of balchao, subtle distinctions exist between the balchaos of Bardez and those of Salsette.

Address: Hinduja Hostipal, Mahim
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 0
Theme: Indian

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  • Written Jan 15, 2003
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