Squid curry

Cook freshly caught squid in a black and sour sauce that has plenty of bite
By Peter Kuruvita
Squid curry
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  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 350 g squid, cleaned, heads and tentacles reserved
  • 3 pieces goroka
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 sprig curry leaves, leaves picked
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 300 ml coconut milk
  • 100 ml coconut cream
  • 1/2 lime, juice only

Tips and Suggestions

You can use squid or cuttlefish for this recipe - but make sure you don't overcook it.

Method

1. Cut the squid tubes into 1cm thick slices, then place in the cooking pot.

2. Add the tentacles, cleaned heads, goroka, all the spices and ½ teaspoon finely ground black pepper and combine well.

3. Add the onion, garlic, curry leaves, a good pinch of salt and the chilli. Stir in the coconut milk and cream, lime juice, bring up to the boil and then turn down the heat, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes.


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