Friday, May 18, 2012

Squid Tikka Masala

Squid/Koonthal: 800gms
Onion: 1+1 (1 for marinating and 1 while frying)
Capsicum: 1+1 (1 for marinating and 1 while frying)
Tomato: 1
Coriander leaves: few
Oil: 4-6tbsp
Marinating masala
Onion: 1 small
Tomato: 1 small
Lemon juice: 3tbsp
Yogurt: 3tbsp
Kashmiri Chilli powder: 2tbsp
Garam Masala: 1tsp
Cardamom: 3 pods
Cumin seeds: 1tsp
Coriander leaves chopped: 3tbsp
Green Chilli: 1
Garlic: 3 cloves
Salt: needed

Method of Preparation
In a blender add onion, tomato, lemon juice, yogurt, Kashmiri chilli powder, garam masala, cardamom, cumin seeds, coriander leaves, green chilli, garlic and salt.
Blend this to a smooth paste.
Cut the squid into round pieces and wash and drain.
Cut 1 onion and 1 capsicum into cubes
In a bowl add squid, capsicum and onion.
Marinate squid, capsicum and onion with above blended mix. Keep for about 2 hours.
Cut the 1 onion, capsicum and tomato in cubes and keep aside.
Heat oil in a wide non stick pan, add in the marinated squid.
Keep in low flame without closing the lid. Stir occasionally, till you get the gravy well coated with squid and other veggies. If needed, you can add 2tbsp more oil to it.
Keep stirring in low flame till you get it dry. Then add the onion, capsicum and tomato cubes.
Keep in medium flame to about 5 more minutes until all are well mixed.
Switch off the flame and add chopped coriander leaves.

Note: it is necessary to use a wide non stick pan. Keep the flame in low and stir occasionally till you get it done.


Shabbu said...

very tempting squid recipe..InshaAllah will try this..really nice...

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Suja Manoj said...

Unique recipe,makes me hungry.

Spice up the Curry said...

very delicious

Gloria Baker said...

look really nice Faseela!

Julie said...

Yummy & delicious,love it!!
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R.Punitha said...

Hi Fasee ,
I'm Punitha from
What is squid?
I didn't hear that word Fasee.
At your free time mail me about this fasee.
Anyhow looks very nice....

Lavanya said...

The look is superb
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hemalata said...

Innovative recipe, looks so yummy.

Akila said...

Very new.... Hope it tastes great...

Priya Suresh said...

Super tempting squid masala, salivating here.

Kit @ i-lostinausten said...

Love these squid tikka masala! Looks so yummy! Will try this soon! Have
a nice day, Faseela! :)

Unknown said...

That sounds soo yummy! I have eaten squid only once in Goa and it was amazing! Should try your recipe :)

Arwa - LaMereCulinaire said...

This looks extremely delicious!!

Teena said...

wow...this is absolutely tempting Faseela!! I'm definitely gonna try :)