Crispy and Flavorful Squid Fry Recipe to Delight Your Palate.

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If you’re a seafood lover looking for a quick and easy recipe to satisfy your cravings, look no further than this crispy and flavorful squid fry recipe. With a perfect balance of crunch and taste, this dish is sure to delight your palate and leave you wanting more. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or hosting a dinner party, this recipe is a must-try for any seafood enthusiast. So grab your apron and get ready to indulge in a delicious and satisfying meal.

Squid is a very famous Seafood in Southern India, especially the coastal regions of the South. You can find many recipes made with Squids. Cooking squid fry is super easy if you follow these instructions. Get ready to enjoy delicious squid fry recipe.

This Squids Fry Recipe is a tasty and Spicy Recipe with minimal ingredients; For this recipe, we need Squids rings, Onions, Curry Leaves and some spices. This recipe goes very well with Steam rice and Rotis. They’re also great as appetizers or snacks.

Squids Health Benefits

It’s interesting to note that squids provide a plethora of health benefits that one may not have realized before. One of those benefits is that they can help increase the levels of HDL, which is known as good cholesterol. Additionally, they can even aid in removing LDL, which is known as bad cholesterol, from our bodies. It’s fascinating to learn about the unique ways in which certain foods can benefit our health.

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Squids Masala Fry Recipe

Squid is a very famous Seafood in Southern India, especially the coastal regions of the South. You can find many recipes made with Squids.
This Squids Masala Fry is a very Tasty and Spicy Recipe with minimal ingredients; for this recipe, we need Squids rings, Onions, Curry Leaves and some spices. This recipe goes very well with Steam rice and Rotis.
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Course: Appetizer, Main Course, sea food starter
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: easy seafood recipes, Famous Seafood Recipes, How to make Squid Tawa Fry, Kerala Style Squid Tawa Fry, Koonthal Fry, sea food recipes, sea foods, Seafood Recipes, Spicy Calamari Masala Fry, Spicy Squid Masala Fry, Squid Fry Recipe, Squid Tawa Fry Recipe, Tawa Fry Recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
15: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 189kcal
Author: Kavya
Cost: 250 Rs


  • Iron Tawa or Frying Pan


  • 500 grms Squids cleaned and Cut in Rings
  • 1 Nos Onions Finely Chopped
  • Curry Leaves some Leaves
  • 2 Nos Green chillies slit
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ Tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt as per Taste
  • ½ tbsp Black Pepper Powder


  • Ingredients Image
  • Remove all excess water from the squids.
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  • Now marinate the squids with all dry masalas – Red chilly powder, Coriander Powder, Turmeric and Salt.
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  • Mix it well so all the masalas are coated well in the squids, and let it rest for 15 mins
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  • After 15 mins – Heat a Tawa; I am using aIron Tawa. You may use the regular tawa or non-stick Tawa if required. Pour in some oil around 5-6 tbsp of oil and let it heat.
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  • Once the oil is hot, add the finely chopped onions to the tawa and roast it until golden brown on a low medium flame.
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  • Add Fresh Curry leaves and Green chillies with the finely chopped onions and fry them well together.
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  • After 4-5 mins of frying the onions – They have turned nice golden brown.
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  • Now it’s time to add the marinated squids to the fried onions and give them a nice mix.
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  • Fry it on a high flame for 2-3 mins until it starts releasing water
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  • Now close it with a lid, Keep it on a low medium flame and let it cook for 10 mins. DO NOT overcook the squids as they turn rubbery soon
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  • After 10 mins, open the lid and let all the excess water dry out, keep it on a high flame and dry up the excess water released from squids
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  • Dry this on a high flame for 5-6 mins; keep stirring in intervals.
    Then add some black pepper to it; depending on the spice, add the black pepper powder and keep stirring it until it is nicely roasted
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  • The very spicy and juicy squid masala fry is ready to be served!!
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  • Serve it hot with steamed rice to chapatis.
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Use Iron Tawa if possible instead of a Non-Stick fry Pan – Cooking in Iron Tawa has many health benefits
Do not overcook Squids, or else they will turn rubbery


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 5.3g | Sodium: 663mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 2.9g | Sugar: 6.4g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 11mg