How to prepare Chettinad Squid masala

How to prepare Chettinad Squid masala

Preparation time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 35 mins

Total time: 50 mins

Author: Nissy Mathew



Cleaned squid

Tomato puree

Chopped onion: 2

Diced capsicum: 1

Garlic: 3 to 4 pods

Oil: 2 to 3 tbsp

Coriander powder: 1 tbsp

Turmeric powder: 1/2 tbsp

Chilli powder: 1 tbsp

Pepper powder: 1/2 tbsp

Salt: As needed

Curry leaves and coriander leaves: Little



Clean squid with turmeric powder and salt well.

Add Kadai into oil, mustard seeds and crackle it.

Add onion and garlic. Saute it well.

Now add capiscum to it and saute it well.

Now add tomato puree and saute it again.

Now add all spices and saute it well until its raw smell goes away.

Now add cleaned squid and saute it in the masalas.

Add little water into the masals to cook it well.

Close the Kadai and cook it until squid is cooked well.

I cooked it for 30 to 35 mins until our gravy thickens well.

Yummy Chettinad Squid masala is ready. Sprinkle little curry leaves and coriander leaves.

Serve it hot with steamed rice.

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