Squid Koliwada

Crunchy and fiery hot these deep-fried squids can delight any seafood lover. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Squid Koliwada

Main Ingredients Squids, Salt
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Squid Koliwada

  • 10-12 medium Squids cut into rings
  • to taste Salt
  • 3 tablespoons Rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger and garlic paste
  • 2 teaspoons Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder roasted
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • to serve Green mint and coriander chutney
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander and fresh mint leaves chopped


  1. Place the squid in a bowl. Add the salt, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, cumin powder and lemon juice and mix well.
  2. Add the gram flour and mix. Add the yogurt and mix.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Add the squids, one by one, ensuring that the kadai is not crowded. Deep fry till crisp and golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Arrange them in a serving platter and sprinkle chaat masala on top. Serve hot with green mint and coriander chutney.