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  • n. A Goan curry with a complex mixture of spices including white poppy seeds and large dried red chilis, usually prepared with chicken or lamb.


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Konkani शागोती, सागुती


  • I will be using each of the other three spice mixes in the coming weeks, so watch out for weird adaptations of xacuti, vindaloo and cafreal!

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • We start with a bona fide X dish, a Goan curry that goes by the eXotic name of xacuti (pronounced sha-gu-ti).

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Suma of Veggie Platter blends 11 different spices to make a flavorful xacuti masala, then experiments with the masala, ending up with two Xacuti dishes: xacuti - Vegetarian Style and xacuti Masala Rice.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Hey Meera, the xacuti looks awesome, the color so beautiful n gravy so rich n thick!

    Xacuti or Sagoti or Shakuti - Goan Chicken

  • Menezes' book on Goa is informative and includes most Goan favorites like xacuti, bebinca and sorpotel.

    My Bookshelf

  • Add it to a vegetable curry or a mushroom xacuti and see how it enhances the taste of the original gravy.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Two darker shades of red bring another Goan specialty - xacuti, a thicker curry featuring coconut, red chiles and poppy seeds.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • The prawn xacuti ($11.99) highlights Viva Goa's fresh seafood, but I found the vegetable xacuti ($8.99) with green peppers and cauliflower most simple and satisfying.

    SFGate: Top News Stories


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