Appetizers/snack/ Kerala-Seafood/ Side dish-without gravy-Seafood

KERALA KOONTHAL ROAST ( KANAVA / CALAMARI / SQUID ROAST)

Serves : 2
Ingredients

  1. Squid-cleaned and cut into rings- 500 gms
  2. Curry leaves- 2 sprigs
  3. Tomato chopped- 1 small
  4. Kashmiri chili powder- 1 to 1.5  tsp( or to taste)
  5. Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  6. Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  7. Black pepper powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Garam masala powder-1/4 tsp
  9. Fennel powder-1/4 tsp
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Oil- as required

For masala paste

  1. Shallots- 12 to 15 nos
  2. Green chilies- 1 or 2 nos ( according to taste)
  3. Ginger- 1″ piece
  4. Garlic- 2 large cloves

Method

  • Combine all the ingredients listed under ‘For masala paste’ and grind to form a coarse paste.

  • Heat oil in a pan and add the masala paste and curry leaves.Saute until it turns golden brown.
  • Next add tomato, cook until it turns mushy.

  • Reduce the flame to low and add chili powder,turmeric powder and coriander powder.Saute for about 2 minutes.

  • Add squid and salt to taste ,mix well.Cook until it is almost done.

  • Add garam masala and fennel powder.Cook for few more minutes or until the masala coats the squid rings.Add more curry leaves, if desired.

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8 Comments

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    Unknown
    July 13, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    Gosh that looks absolutely fabulous. Will try this!

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    Mythreyi
    July 13, 2013 at 10:33 pm

    I don't eat the fish but these pictures are droolworthy.. 🙂

    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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    Torviewtoronto
    July 14, 2013 at 1:32 am

    squid looks fabulous beautiful pictures

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    Unknown
    March 2, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    Fabulous recipe..
    Tried it today.Came out awesome.
    Restaurant style recipe. :*
    Was searching for this kind of recipe from a long time.
    Thank u for sharing.

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      Kurryleaves
      March 4, 2014 at 1:25 pm

      Thank you so much!! So happy to know that it came out well..
      Happy cooking
      Vidya

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    Vrinda
    March 20, 2014 at 3:54 am

    Looks yummy.. Gonna try it today.. 🙂

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    Tried and tested
    April 13, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    Tried this recipe today, yummmm

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    Unknown
    October 7, 2014 at 7:02 am

    I tried it n we loved it. Tq… will try this with prawns too

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