Calamari (Squid) Curry

Love the beach, Love the Sea....and most importantly, crazy about seafood. Thats me and my hubby and my 2 little ones. This is a tasty Squid preparation by my hubby that we absolutely love.

Calamari: 750 gms
Turmeric Powder: 1 tsp
Salt: as required
Mustard: 1 tsp
Dried red Chilly: 2
Onion: 2 medium sliced
Ginger: 1.5 tbsp chopped fine
Garlic: 1.5 tbsp chopped fine
Green Chillies; 2 chopped fine
Tomatoes: 2 medium chopped
Coriander Powder: 2 tbsp
Chilly Powder: 1 tbsp (adjust to  our tolerance level, coz we are adding both green chillies and pepper)
Meat Masala: 1 tsp
Pepper Powder: 1 tsp
Coriander leaves: 3 tbsp

Marinate the cleaned calamari with turmeric powder and salt and keep aside
Heat oil in a kadai, splutter mustard and dried red chillies.
Throw in the ginger, garlic and green chillies and saute for a minute.
Add the onion and saute till slightly brown.
Add the tomatoes and cook till it mashes up.
Add the coriander powder, chilly powder and saute till oil separates.
Now add the meat masala and the calamari and saute till the calamari gets coated with the masala.
Add 2 cups water and let it get cooked.
When the gravy gets thick, add the pepper powder and 2 tbspc oriander leaves and let it boil.
Take off fire and garnish with 1 tbsp coriander leaves.
Serve hot with rice or rotis.

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  1. Nice yummy recipe... Looks delish...

  2. Yummilicious..I too prepare this the same way..love it!

    Erivum Puliyum

  3. really awesome..very inviting presentation..
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  4. Fabulous Squid Curry Dear.Luks awesome

  5. There is a very famous seafood restaurant in Mumbai where you get Butter Garlic Pepper squids... Its the most delicious thing on earth! Thats the first time I ever tasted calamari... and now I'm a fan :) Your calamari curry sounds absolutely smashing...

  6. Lovely... My hubby loves Calamari..

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