Thursday, August 12, 2010

Spicy Squid Masala.


1 Squid 1 kg
2 Chilli powder 1 tsp
3 Turmeric powder ½ tsp
4 Garlic 3 nos
5 Cloves 3 nos
6 Cinnamon 1 stick
7 Curry leaves 4 sprigs
8 Green chillies 4 nos
9 Coconut chopped into bits 1 cup
10 Onion chopped 2 nos
11 Dry chilly flakes ½ tsp
12 Shallets 5 nos
13 Coconut oil/cooking oil 1 1/2 tsp

1 Add the cleansed and washed squids into a kadai or pan.
2 A little or no water is added while it Is put to flame.cook till the squid is well done.all the water content that comes out of the squid is used up while cooking.
3 Slice the squids into rings of even shape to give it an appealing look.
4 Right in the centre of the uncooked squids immerse a few kukum stars {kodam puli},so that the flavour blends well along with the ingredients that follows…
5 Chilli powder 1 half tsp,turmeric powder half a tsp,salt as required as once taste.
6 Add the crushed mixture of garlic 3 nos,cloves 3 nos,cinnamon 1 stick,pepper half tsp,curry leaves 4 sprigs,green chillies 4 nos.
7 Stir and mix well.
8 Cook the squid until it is well done.
9 Add the chopped coconut bits to the ingredients.
10 Add chopped onions 2/3.mix well so that the flavours get blended with each other.
11 Add ½ a tsp of dry chilly flakes and shallets 5 in number which has been sautéed for a while in a different pan to the squid.
12 Saute it for a while and then add it to the squid mixture
13 Blend well once it is added.
14 Add 1 ½ tsp of coconut oil or any other cooking oil.
15 Wait till the gravy thickens.
16 Now the spicy squid masala is ready…….
17 You can serve it as a side dish with rice or roti.

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