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Squid With Coconut Milk


Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes


Fresh Squids – 1 kg, washed & cut into rings

Olive oil – 1 tbsp

Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp

Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp

Garlic Cloves – 3 big size

Onions – 1 medium, chopped

Garlic paste – 2 tsp

Curry Leaves – 8

Fish curry powder / Chicken powder – 1 tsp

Coriander powder – 2 tsp

Chili powder – 2 tsp

Coconut milk – 1/2 cup

Garam masala powder – 1 tsp



Squid Marinade: Mix the following with squid and let it sit for atleast 15 mins.

salt – 1/4 tsp

Chili powder –  1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

squid marinade





1. Heat olive oil in a skillet. When its hot add mustard seeds. Once they crackle, add cumin seeds. Fry for 15 seconds without burning. Then, add garlic and fry for few seconds until you get an aroma.

Mustard seeds

Mustard seeds, cumin seeds



Quickly stir in onions.




2. When the onions turn translucent in 3 mins, add garlic paste, curry leaves, chicken powder, coriander powder, chili powder. Mix well and cook for 2 mins.

Garlic paste

Onions, curry leaves

Chicken curry powder

Chicken powder


Coriander powder

Coriander powder

Chili powder

Chili powder

3. Now, add the marinated squids, mix. Pour in the coconut milk , add garam masala powder and stir. Add 1/4 tsp salt, cover and cook till it boils for 10 mins. If you want more gravy add a bit more water or coconut milk.



Garam masala

Garam masala powder



4. Lastly, add tomatoes.

Tomatoes, squid gravy


Cook for 1 minute, check salt and turn off the heat.


Squid with coconut milk






# Remove from the heat after its done, so it doesn’t overcook the squids.

# Fresh curry leaves can be frozen and used anytime needed.



More recipes on Seafood click below:

Prawn with Coconut Milk

Coconut Shrimp Fry

Sweet Chili Prawns


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