Squid (Koonthal) Varavu


1/2 kg squid, cleaned
2 onion, sliced
1 big tomato, chopped
1 tbsp ginger-garlic, crushed
2 green chillies
1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
3/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp pepper powder
1 small coconut,grated
curry leaves


  1. Heat oil in a pan, add onions and saute  until it becomes light brown in colour.
  2. Add crushed ginger-garlic and saute till raw smell disappears. Then add split green chillies, curry leaves  and chopped tomatoes and fry till tomatoes become soft.
  3. Now add kashmiri chiili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder and mix well.
  4. Add cleaned squid and salt, mix well. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in the grated coconut and cook for few minutes. Add coriander leaves and mix well.Serve hot….



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