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♥...Squids in Red Coconut Curry... ♥

Merry Christmas Folks! So how is the celebration getting on??? Sure you all had loads of fun and the joy will continue till New Year. Enjoy!!! :)

Here's a simple yet easy to make and delicious squid curry. I'm not a big fan of squid except for the cripsy fried rings...

Rishie loves squids made curry, so this is for him.


  • 800gm squids ~ cleaned and cut into rings
  • 5 cloves garlic *
  • 2 inches ginger *
  • 1/4 tsp mixed spices (cumin, mustard seeds, fenugreek)
  • 1 pc onion ~ sliced
  • 2 green chillies ~ sliced
  • 1 large potato ~ cut into big cubes
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 3 tbsp chilli powder (or.. 2 tbsp curry powder & 1 tbsp chilli powder)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp tamarind juice
  • 1 large tomato ~ sliced
  • water
  • salt to taste

Method :~
  1. Pound together garlic and ginger. 
  2. Mix chilli and turmeric powder with a little water to form a paste.
  3. Heat oil in wok and saute mixed spices, onions, green chillies and curry leaves until fragrant. 
  4. Mix in pounded garlic and ginger paste.
  5. Add squids, potatoes and tamarind juice. Mix and cover the wok for 3-5 minutes.
  6. Add the mixed powder paste. Stir well with the ingredients and cook for 5 minutes. 
  7. Add coconut milk, water and salt. Let the curry boil for few minutes, lastly add tomato. 
  8. Turn off heat after few boils. Curry is ready to be served! :)


  1. never tried this....but like the look of it,....

  2. Ouch! loveee... i cannot tahan looking at ur sotong.. we normally masak hitam or masak thick curry with sotong..

  3. yummm...!!! sedapnye love..lame i x mkn kari sotong...:)

  4. Slurp,mouthwatering here,fabulous dish.

  5. I am delighted to see the wonderful pics of squid curry. Looks delicious.
    Hamaree Rasoi

  6. I suka jugak squid curry ni. Reminded me of kedai nasi kandar. they always serve big squid. yummy! hehe

  7. Es un plato impresionante muy rico,abrazos y felices fiestas,hugs,hugs.

  8. more curry dish which I will for sure not let go....arghh....

    Owh...thought u dah jumpa senangin?;)

  9. Hai Friend, good choice during this rainy season. Any house for sale around your place. Your food is tempting me.

  10. Ms Pushpa Soh ~> Hello friend, hru doing? Thank you for leaving your precious views here! Hehehe...I shall take it as a compliment! :)

  11. awesome dish....never tried with squids be4....If a try it sometime then definitely this would be the recipe :-)n wonderful clicks dear !

  12. hai love..
    sedapnye sotong kari..mmg teringat nk mkn nasi kandar plk

  13. This looks delicious! I love squids too, maybe I could share a bowl of this with Rishie!
    Happy New Year!!

  14. Hi love dear! Miss u and ur cooking so bad!!

  15. Missed your lovely posts., Lots of wishes to your kids never thought beyond the fried squid lol! The curry looks awesome. Oh, one more thing, post more frequently:)

  16. Your curry sotong look tempting and yummy, more rice please ..Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

  17. Familycook -> Lol...will try my best to post frequent ya. Thanks! :)

  18. Hi love,
    i cooked this dish way long before..
    didnt know that this recipe was featured in the magazine!!!
    I will post this recipe in blog thank you for sharing ya..
    Congrats to you made me proud being a food blogger!!!
    congrats to the rest too..
    may more to come ..


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