How to make Burnt Garlic Squids -

Marinated squids deep-fried and tossed in burnt garlic and spring onions.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Squids (स्क्विड ), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Burnt Garlic Squids

Burnt Garlic 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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Burnt Garlic Squids Recipe

  • Squids cut into rings 4-5

  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Vinegar 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh red chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Light soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep fry

  • Egg 1

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 3 tablespoons

  • Spring onion bulbs finely chopped 3-4

  • Spring onion greens finely chopped 1 stalk

  • Garlic cloves sliced and fried 3-4


Step 1

Take squids in a bowl, add salt, crushed peppercorns, 1 teaspoon vinegar, red chillies and 1 tablespoon soy sauce in a bowl and mix well. Set aside for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 3

Break egg in a bowl and whisk well. Add ½ of it to the squid mixture and mix. Add cornflour and mix well.

Step 4

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

Step 5

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add chopped garlic and sauté till golden. Add spring onion bulbs and sauté for a minute.

Step 6

Add fried squids and mix. Add remaining soy sauce, crushed peppercorns, coriander leaves and spring onion greens and mix. Add remaining vinegar and mix well.

Step 7

Serve hot garnished with fried sliced garlic.

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