24th September 2021

Goan Stuffed Squids

Goan Stuffed Squids

The Goan Stuffed Squids is an easy to make dish. The squids are stuffed with a chilly fry that uses that tentacles of the squids itself. It can be served as an appetizer or a side.

Serves: 4 to 6 Persons

Prep. Time: 40 Mins (includes cleaning squids & making the stuffing)

Final Cooking Time: 20 Mins

Ingredients:

  • Squids – 12 medium
  • Onions (chopped fine) – 3 medium
  • Tomato (chopped fine) – 1
  • Green Chillies (chopped fine) – 2  
  • Green Corriander Leaves (chopped fine) – 1 tbsp.
  • Recheio Masala (click here) – 2 tbsp.
  • Ketchup – 2 to 3 tbsp.
  • Sugar –  ¼ tsp. (optional)
  • Oil – 3 tbsp.
  • Salt – 1 tsp.

Step 1:      Clean about 12 med sized squids. Chop the tentacles. Apply the salt and keep aside.

Step 2:      In a pan, saute the onions with 1 tbsp. oil, till translucent.

Preparation of Goan Stuffed Squids

Step 3:      Add the chopped green chillies and saute for a min. Then add the tentacles n let them cook covered on low heat for about 5 mins till almost cooked.

Preparation of Goan Stuffed Squids

Step 4:      Next add the chopped tomato and cook till it turns soft. Add 2 tbsps of recheio masala and cook for 6 to 8 mins on low heat.

Preparation of Goan Stuffed Squids

Step 5:     Check for salt, sugar and add if needed. Add the chopped corriander, mix and switch off the heat. Let this stuffing cool down.

Preparation of Goan Stuffed Squids

Step 6:     Once cooled, stuff the squids only a little more than half (don’t overstuff as the squids will shrink on cooking ).Use toothpicks to seal the openings. Reserve about 2 tbps of the stuffing in the same pan in which u had made it.

Preparation of Goan Stuffed Squids
Preparation of Goan Stuffed Squids

Step 7:     Switch on heat, add 2 tbsp. oil and the recheio masala in the same pan in which you made the stuffing and saute for a min. Now put in the stuffed squids and saute on med high heat for a min. Add 1/2 cup hot water. Cover and cook for about 12 to 15 mins.

Preparation of Goan Stuffed Squids

Step 8:     Finally add the ketchup (this imparts a lovely flavour and glaze). Cook uncovered for 2 to 3 mins on high heat. Serve hot.

Preparation of Goan Stuffed Squids

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