Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Hot n tangy Calamari(squid)

Squid-1/2 kg
Onion-2 sliced 
Ginger-Garlic paste-2-3tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Green chilly-6-7(roughly chopped)
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
White vinegar-1tsp
Tamarind juice-1tsp
Lemon juice-1tsp
Green chilly sauce-1/2tsp

How to clean the squid:-
1st step-Remove head from squid body
2nd step-Peel off the skin.
3rd step-pull out the cartilage or thin plasic sort of thing from the inner body.
4th step-cut into rings
5th step-wash and keep aside.


  • Marinate the rings with vinegar,chilly sauce,turmeric powder,ginger-garlic paste and little salt.
  • Heat oil in a pan add chopped onion,green chillies and saute for few mins or till onions turns to light pink color.
  • Add the red chilly powder and saute for a second.
  • Now add the marinated squids and keep stirring on medium flame.
  • Now add the tamarind juice,cover and cook for 5mins or till its cooked.
  • Squeeze some lemon juice and serve hot with steamed rice.


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