Fried Squid – An easy recipe

 

 

Fried SquidDrooling by the name…?? Well fried squid¬†is just delectable. You can’t resist gobbling bowls of steaming rice or rotis, if you have this side dish. The recipe is not so complicated, but you need to get the squid perfectly cooked. Cleaning the squid is also not that difficult. In fact, it is interesting to clean them without breaking the ink pot within them ūüėČ Read on to learn¬†how to make this lovely¬†dish.

Fried Squid

Squids are one amazing sea food variety. It is soft, juicy and fleshy. Squid fry is just irresistible. You can make squid roast too, with tomatoes. This recipe is for dry fried squid. This is perfect to be had for lunch with rice.

First, clean the squid properly and remove the fine skin around them. You can peel them off effortlessly. Next, you have to remove the ink pot inside them, without breaking it, to avoid any mess. Do not worry if you break a couple of the first ones. You will get the knack of it once you finish doing 3-4 of them. And once you learn it, you can easily clean them in less than 15 minutes.

Once you have the squids cleaned and ready, you may either cut them into smaller squares, or cut them into circles. You can easily do this with a kitchen scissors. After cutting them to smaller pieces, pressure cook the squid pieces in water with salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder and ginger garlic paste, for about 10-15 minutes. The time required may vary depending on the size and type of squid used.

And when you have the squid ready, you can proceed to frying them. Heat oil in a pan. Saute the onions and little ginger garlic paste. Add more of red chili powder and then the cooked squid. Fry them nicely. Stir in between to ensure that all the sides are fried. Just before removing from flame, add in the crushed fennel seeds and curry leaves. Serve hot.

Fried Squid

 

 

 

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Fried Squid - An easy recipe
Fried Squid
Course side dish
Cuisine kerala
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course side dish
Cuisine kerala
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Fried Squid
Instructions
  1. Pressure cook the squid for about 10 minutes with salt, 1 tsp red chili powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 3/4 tbsp ginger garlic paste and water. You may have to adjust the cooking time based on the size and type of squid.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and saute the onion lightly. 1 minute will do.
  3. Now add in the remaining ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes off.
  4. To this, add the remaining red chili powder and salt as required.
  5. Next add the cooked squid and saute for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Let it fry nicely.
  7. 2 minutes before putting off the flame, add the crushed fennel seeds and curry leaves, and mix well.
  8. Serve hot.
    Fried Squid
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