Sep 28, 2011

Spicy red squid gravy & Blog Awards!!!

 Koonthal mulakittathu & Award Time!!!
 
Ingredients:
Kashmiri chilli powder- 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Tamarind - small amla sized ball (nellikka valippam)
Fenugreek - 1/4 tsp
Shallots(cheriyullior small onion) - 5 or 6(chopped)
Ginger- garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Tomato - 1
Curry leaves -  6-7 leaves
Coconut Oil or oil as needed (i used coconut oil coz it gives the authentic taste of kerala)
Water  as needed
Salt  to taste

Preparation:
  • Mix the spice powders with some water and keep it aside.
  • In a  pan,fry the squid by marinating with a little chilly pwdr,turmeric pwdr and salt.fry using some oil till it is half cooked.
  • Heat some coconut oil in a pot or man-chatti and fry fenugreek seeds and let it brown.
  • Then add chopped shallots and curry leaves and saute.
  • Add ginger - garlic paste and tomatoes saute till oil starts to separate from tomatoes.
  • Then add spice paste and saute for 1 minute in low flame.
  • Add tamarind juice mixed with enough water to cover the squid pieces
  • Allow it to boil till the raw smell of tamarind has gone.
  • Add fried squid pieces and cook till the pieces are fully done.
  • Pour some coconut oil on top(if necessary).
  • Mix all the things together.
  • Cover and let it rest at least two hours


Award Time..!
 
                          First let me thank GOD for giving me the oppurtunity of blogging....Now a big thanx to ''Jay'' of http://tastyappetite.blogspot.com/. for the award and for her great care and support. Thanx a lot dear!!!

  Here comes the Award!!!!











Now I am glad to pass this award to some of my lovely bloggy friends.

  1. http://neetzkitchen.blogspot.com/ 
  2. http://nitks.blogspot.com/
  3. http://mykitchenflavors-bonappetit.blogspot.com/
  4. http://aminacreations.blogspot.com/
  5. http://aminacreations.blogspot.com/
  6. http://thesaji.blogspot.com/
  7. http://umaskitchenexperiments.blogspot.com/
  8. http://usmasala.blogspot.com/
  9. http://treatntrick.blogspot.com/
  10. http://ensamayalkuripugal.blogspot.com/

Plz collect ur awards friends..

Luv,
Roshu

13 comments:

Priti said...

Congrats on your award ...this looks nice

julie said...

Squid gravy looks tempting!!Congrats on your award and wish you many more..

vineetha said...

First time in space..
Squid curry looks spicy and yummy...
I will be following u for more yummy treats.

Neetz said...

congrats on ur awards and thanks a ton for sharing with me!!

i love squid and ur curry looks really tempting!!

Treat and Trick said...

Tempting and so yummy! Congrats on your awards dear and thanks so much for passing them to me too...

Umm Mymoonah said...

Interesting recipe, looks very delicious. Congratulations! on your well deserved awards.

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Jay said...

congrats dear..
your blog very well deserve this and many more awards..
gravy sounds super tasty..:)
Tasty Appetite

Uma said...

Congratulations on your awards dear also thank you verymush for considering me. I never tasted this curry but sounds delicious.

Cheers,
Uma

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