July 26, 2012

Squid / Calamari Kurma

Ingredients :

Section A:

500 gms Squid, cleaned and chopped
2  Onions, finely chopped
2 Tomatoes, finely chopped
1/2 Tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1/2 Tsp Turmeric powder
1 Tsp Garam masala
1/2 Tbsp Chilli powder
Salt to taste

Section B :

1 Tbsp Oil
1 Tsp Fennel seeds / Saunf
1/4 th Cup of Coconut
1 Tsp Poppy seeds

Method :

Wash, clean and chop the squid / calamari.
Add the section A ingredients in a pressure cooker with little water and cook for 3 whistle.
Once the pressure released in a cooker, remove and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan or kadai and add the fennel seeds.
Now add the squid masala and mix well.
Meanwhile grind the coconut and poppy seeds to a fine paste using little water.
Add the coconut paste to the squid masala and cook for a minute.
Remove from flame, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.