Monday, May 20, 2013

Sri Lankan Style spicy Calamari Curry (Dallo Maaluwa)


Chilli powder : 3 Teaspoons
turmeric  : 1/4 Teaspoon
Roasted curry power : 1 1/2 teaspoon
black pepper : 3/4 teaspoons
chilli flakes - 1 teaspoons
 1 medium sized Onion
4 garlic cloves
1/4 inch piece of ginger
 small piece of cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon fenugreek
1/4 teaspoon cumin seed.
2 pieces of goraka (gambooge)
few curry leaves
green chilli or belle peper (small piece)
2 pinches of sugar.


Cut calamari into half a inch size rings

season with salt and perper, turmeric, chilli powder and add the goraka

chop the onion,green chilli,ginger,garlic and curry leaves

keep a pan or a pot on the stove.
pour one tablespoon of oil.
when the oil gets hot put the cumin seeds and fry for few minutes.
add the chilli flakes and put in the chopped ingredients except the calamari

fry until the onions are translucent.

adjust the heat to low.
add the calamari mixture and leave for 10 minutes. make sure to turn the calamari so they cook evenly.

do not leave them for too long since calamari tends to harden if left for too long.

add the sugar after taking off the stove and give it a stir.

could be served with rice or naan.

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