How to make Spicy Stir Fried Squids -

Crisp and delicious, you can serve these squids as a starter.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Squids (स्क्विड ), Fresh red chillies (ताज़ी लाल मिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Spicy Stir Fried Squids

Spicy Stir Fried 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spicy Stir Fried Squids Recipe

  • Squids cut into rings 2-3

  • Fresh red chillies 1-2

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep fry

  • Spring onion greens finely chopped 1-2 stalks

  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Soy sauce 1½ tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Egg ½

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2-3 tablespoons

  • Celery finely chopped 2 inch

  • Fresh coriander stems chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 10-15


Step 1

Put squids in a bowl, add 1 tablespoon spring onion greens, 1 tablespoon garlic, crushed peppercorns, some of the green chillies, ½ tablespoon soy sauce and salt and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 3

Break egg into a bowl, whisk well, add half of it to the squids and mix well. Add cornstarch and mix again.

Step 4

Deep-fry the squids in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Diagonally slice fresh red chillies.

Step 6

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add fresh red chillies, remaining green chillies, celery and coriander stems, mix and sauté on high heat for a minute.

Step 7

Add ginger and sauté for a minute. Add remaining garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add remaining soy sauce and some water and mix well.

Step 8

Add fried squids and toss. Add mint leaves, remaining spring onion greens and crushed peppercorns and toss.

Step 9

Serve hot.

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