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Savoring the Flavors

Taj Indian Cuisine

Article by Samantha Schoengold Beranbom

Photography by Heidi Curran Photography

Originally published in Fairfield Lifestyle

Taj Indian Cuisine, located on Black Rock Turnpike in the heart of one of Fairfield's bustling business districts, is the perfect spot to feast on rich flavors in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere this winter. Along with his business partner, Finto Antony, Bibin Joseph has created a restaurant group that spans Fairfield County and includes locations in Westport, Stamford, and Norwalk. Born out of their friendship and a passion for showcasing the beauty of India's many varieties of flavors and diverse regional specialties under one roof, Taj Fairfield is notable not only for its exquisite cuisine but also for its hospitality. They take pride in the overall dining experience with a knowledgeable and experienced team, always aiming to exceed diner's expectations. Try one of their enticing recipes in the warmth of your home and stop in to dine at Taj Indian Cuisine all season long.

Shrimp Mango Curry

1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil

1 pinch Mustard seeds 

2 Red dry chilis 

Curry leaves

1/2 Red onion, chopped

1/2 Tomato, sliced 

1/4 Tablespoon turmeric powder 

1 Pinch Chili powder 

2 Tablespoons  Coconut paste (Dry coconut, ginger & curry leaves grind together)

10 oz Coconut milk

1 oz Kokum water 

8 oz Water 

8 Shrimp 

5-6 Slices of mango

1/2 in Fresh ginger, sliced thin

Grape tomatoes to garnish 

Green chills, sliced to garnish 

Heat coconut oil in a pan medium to high heat. Add mustard seeds. Once the mustard splutters, add red chilis and curry leaves. Add chopped red onions and cook until browned. Next add sliced tomatoes, turmeric powder and the chili powder. Cook for a minute. Then add coconut paste & 5 oz of the coconut milk. Add the water and cook until a rolling boil. Add shrimp and raw mango slices. Cook for 4-5 minutes. Add the rest of the coconut milk and cook, covered for another 2-3 minutes. Garnished with curry leaves, grape tomatoes and ginger. Serve warm and enjoy!

Taj Indian Cuisine

1879 Black Rock Turnpike Fairfield CT


  • Bibin Joseph Co-owner of Taj

We have an amazing team who are well trained and knowledgeable to host and accommodate you. And a total feast to entertain and satisfy you.