Koonthal fry or squid kadai!!

Koonthal fry or squid kadai!!

Koonthal / kanava /squid is 1 of the fav items for those seafood lovers!!

Sanjeeda Rauf


  1. 500 Grams Squid (cleaned and cut into ring shape)
  2. 2 Teaspoons chilly red powder (u may add more if u like spicy)
  3. 1 Teaspoon Ginger-garlic paste
  4. To Taste salt
  5. 2 Onion large (finely Sliced)
  6. 1 Tomato (medium,chopped)
  7. 1 Teaspoon chilly Red powder
  8. 1 Tablespoon Coconut oil
  9. Curry leaves
  10. Coriander leaves
  11. water


30 mins
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    Put the marinated squid in a kadai along with the tomato, red chilly powder and a little bit of water. (Make sure you pour only a little bit of water coz while cooking water comes from tomato and squid)

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    Cook covered for a while and when the squid is almost cooked open lid cook so that the water completely evaporates. (You may increase the flame well if water is too much).Make sure you saute in between.

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    When the water is almost evaporated add curry leaves and saute again. Add the coconut oil now and saute again.

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    Once the water is gone add the onion and a bit of salt to this. Saute well till onion becomes brown and almost like fried. Add coriander leaves and remove from fire. Serve with rice, chappatis.

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