If you ask for a popular dish to anyone from Jamaica, surely the Jamaican curry goat Recipe will be top of the list. Jamaican Curry Goat is favourite in almost every Jamaican. Although goat meat is very popular in Asia. and Nowadays it becomes popular among the English speaking Caribbean people in the United States and Great Britain where Jamaican or Caribbean community people are living. Due to its spiciness, this recipe is popular in Asian countries also.
Origin of the Jamaican Curry Goat Recipe:
Curry goat is a Lamb or Mutton curry dish originated from South Asia(India). This dish becomes very popular among Caribbean people by the Indian Cusine Influence. This dish is Popular among the Caribbeans as Indo-Caribbean cuisine in North America and Great Britain.
Is there is any difference between Goat Meat and Lamb Meat?
Goat meat is not Popular between people of USA and UK. Though the taste of Lamb is similar to Goat meat. But Goat meat is much healthier than Lamb Meat. Lamb meat looks pale pink, while Goat meat is reddish in colour than Lamb Meat. And Lamb meat is fattier than Goat meat. So Goat Meat has less cholesterol in it. And the flavour of Goat meat is much Mild than Lamb Meat. So Goat meat and Lamb Meat Both are not the same.
Is Goat meat and Indian Mutton Meat is same?
The meat of an adult Goat/Sheep is called as Mutton Meat. Young goat meat called in many names like chevon and cabrito or capretto.Lamb meat and Mutton meat both are not same. Because both are from different species but can say close to similar but not the same. Goat meat is Popular in most of the western countries As “Goat Meat”.While “Mutton Meat “is most Popular in South Asian countries like India as “Mutton Meat”.
What is the Best part of the Meat To make Best Lamb/Goat/Mutton Curry?
Shoulder part of the animal is full of flavour. So it is the best meat portion to make a great curry dish. Always buy Lamb/Goat/Mutton meat with Bones. Because with bone meat will give a great flavour and taste to your curry dish.
Is Jamaican goat curry and Indian Goat curry taste same?
Though Jamaican curry goat recipe is influenced by Indian Lamb/Mutton curry. But Indian meat curry dish has many variations. In India, different region and community have their curry recipes. Some of them are very spicy and Hot, where some are less spicy and very mild. But all taste delicious. All meat curry dish is quite thick in consistency.
On the other hand, Jamaican curry goat is spicy but not like Indian goat curry dish. But Jamaican curry dish is less Thicker than Indian meat curry and less spicy. Jamaican goat curry gets spiciness only from the Scotch Bonnet peppers. But This is totally up to you how much Scotch Bonnet peppers you are using to get spiciness. In generally this dish is made less spicer than Indian meat curry. Jamaican curry dish tastes like sweet and spicy but not hot.
What is CURRY and Why am I making this Jamaican Goat curry dish?
“CURRY” is not like as some people say it a stew which made with the only CURRY LEAVES, But it’s totally wrong. Curry is a STEW; any kind of Stew. It can be made with vegetables or with meat. Sometimes curry is thick or some time curry consistency can be thin. The consistency of the Curry/Stew depends on the food culture and weather. As an Indian, I make curry stew almost every day with different ingredients. Jamaican goat curry spices are easily available in every Indian kitchen and goat meat in India also easily available in the market. So decided to make this curry dish In my kitchen. As Jamaican and Indian goat curry both taste similar. It is becoming favourites of my family. It’s not spicy so my kid also can enjoy this. I hope once you will try this Jamaican goat curry recipe in your own kitchen, your family and kids will love this too.
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