Koonthal/ Squid Roast
Recipe type: Fish
Cuisine: Malabar
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Serves: 2
  • 10 squids, cleaned and cut into peices
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • Handful curry leaves
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • Salt to taste
  1. Add the squid along with ingredients from ginger-garlic paste to fennel seeds in a pressure cooker with very little water.
  2. Pressure cook for one whistle on high and 10 minutes on simmer. Switch off and allow the pressure to go by itself.
  3. Heat oil in a saucepan. Splutter the mustard seeds. Fry the curry leaves for a few seconds and then add in the onion. Cook till it becomes soft.
  4. Add the tomato and continue cooking on low flame till the tomatoes get smashed.
  5. Add the cooked squid along with the masala paste from the pressure cooker and cook on high flame, continuously stirring till the sauce becomes thick.
  6. Serve warm with rice and curry, pulao, roti... It's upto you!!! :)
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at https://www.thebigsweettooth.com/koonthal-squid-roas/