Squid Tomato Roast / Koonthal Thakkali Roast


1/2 kg squid/ koonthal
1 big onion, chopped
3 big tomatoes, chopped
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
2 green chillies, chopped
2 sprig curry leaves
2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil


  1. Clean the squid and cut into small pieces and then pressure cook it along with pepper powder,  1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste and salt for 1 whistle.
  2. Heat oil in another pan and add chopped onion and saute well until golden in colour.
  3. Add 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste, green chillies and curry leaves and saute until the raw smell disappears.
  4. Reduce the flame to low and add kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and garam masala and mix well until dark in colour.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes into this and saute until tomatoes are soft and mashed well.
  6. Then add the cooked squid, mix well and cook until the gravy thickens and masala is well coated with squid.
  7. Remove from the flame and serve hot…

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