How to make Semolina Crusted Squids -

Squids dipped in spicy batter and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Squids (स्क्विड ), Semolina (suji) (सूजी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Semolina Crusted Squids

Semolina Crusted Squids Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Semolina Crusted Squids Recipe

  • Squids with tentacles, cleaned and soaked in milk for 1 h 8

  • Semolina (suji) 2 tablespoons

  • Rice flour ½ cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Curry leaves chopped 6-8

  • Garlic paste ½ teaspoon

  • Lemon juice of ½ lemon

  • Red chilli powder ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Refined flour (maida) for dusting


Step 1

Halve the squids and separate the tentacles.

Step 2

Mix together semolina, rice flour, coriander leaves, curry leaves, garlic paste, lemon juice, chilli powder, salt and some water in a bowl to make a smooth batter. Set aside for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Spread refined flour on a plate.

Step 4

Dust the squids with flour, dip in the batter and deep-fry in hot oil till golden and fully cooked. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Serve hot with tartar sauce.

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