From Goa, a tropical area on the southern coast of India where coco palms are plentiful and fresh seafood abundant, comes this fish stew flavored with hot peppers, lemon juice and coconut milk. Goans use a local flatfish called pomfret, similar to our sole, and serve the stew with plenty of rice. If you've never tried Goan cuisine, this is the place to start. The stew is delectable.Plus: More Soup Recipes and Tips
The spiciness and creaminess of this stew will be best accompanied by either beer or a bottle of acidic white wine with enough flavor to stand up to the coconut milk and heat. Try a Vouvray or other wine made from Chenin Blanc from the Loire Valley in France.