How to make Fried Calamari -

Deep-fried squids served with a mayonnaise-garlic dip.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Squids (स्क्विड ), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Fried Calamari

Fried Calamari 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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Fried Calamari Recipe

  • Squids cleaned and cut into ½ cm rings 4-5

  • Refined flour (maida) ¾ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • For dip -

  • Mayonnaise ½ cup

  • Garlic chopped 2 teaspoons

  • lemon juice ½ tablespoon

  • For garnishing -

  • Parsley a few

  • Lemon wedges a few


Step 1

In a zip lock bag add flour, salt, pepper and squids. Close the bag and shake it.

Step 2

Strain the ingredients of the bag in a bowl through a strainer.

Step 3

Deep fry the squids till golden brown in colour. Set aside.

Step 4

In a bowl take mayonnaise, lemon juice and garlic mix well.

Step 5

Serve the mayo dip with fried hot calamari. Garnished with sprig of parsley and lemon wedges.

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