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Squid Masala

Here is the recipe of Squid masala, a spicy dish that goes well with rice. Squid Masala


  • 500 gms Squid cleaned and cut into small pieces
  • 3 sprigs Curry leaves
  • 2 onion Chopped
  • 2 tomatoes Chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger garlic - paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom powder
  • a pinch Clove powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon powder
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • to taste Salt


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add curry leaves followed by chopped onion.
  • Saute till they turn almost brown in colour.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and cook till the raw smell goes.
  • Add all the spice powders and saute for a minute.
  • Add tomatoes and cook till oil separates.
  • Add the squid and mix well.
  • Cover and cook for a minute.
  • Add salt.
  • No need to add water as the squid will release its juices when it starts to cook.
  • Remove the lid and cook till the water content evaporates completely and the squid is done.
  • Switch off heat.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and serve with rice.