Squid Masala / Kanava aviyal / Calamari Masala
Squid Masala / Kanava aviyal / Calamari Masala
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Cleaning Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Squid Masala / Kanava aviyal / Calamari Masala is a delicious and interesting side dish with rice or roti. It can be consumed by anyone from kids to old.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Seafood, squid
Servings: 2
Author: Anlet Prince
  • 500 Grams Squid / Kanava
  • 3 Tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 Onion Big Chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds
  • Curry Leaves fistful
  • 2 Tomatoes Medium Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • Salt To Taste
  1. Wash the squid. Remove the waste from the squid.

  2. Remove the bones from the squid. 

  3. Remove the outer skin from the squid.

  4. Chop them. Set them aside.

  5. Heat oil in a wok. Add in cumin seeds and fennel seeds and saute for 30 seconds.

  6. Add in Bay Leaves and saute for 30 seconds.

  7. Add in Chopped onion and Curry Leaves and saute until the onion gets glossy.

  8. Add in Ginger Garlic Paste and saute until nice aroma comes out.

  9. Add in tomatos and salt to taste and saute until mushy.

  10. Add in the chopped squid. Cook until they are cooked well. Squid releases water in its own so add water only if required.

  11. Add in turmeric powder, Chilli powder, Coriander Powder and Garam Masala.

  12. Cook until masalas blend well.

  13. Delicious and Yummy Squid Masala is now ready to serve.

Recipe Notes