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Squid Roast Recipe

Harini Vino
Squid roast or Kanava Rost is a spicy semi-gravy dish that goes amazing with hot plain rice, roti or chapati.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Marination time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3
Calories 169 kcal


  • Any type of Pan



  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ Lemon's Juice


  • 1 Bowl Squid Chopped
  • 2 medium-sized Onions chopped thinly
  • 1 Tomato chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 3 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder
  • 5 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Few Curry Leaves



  • Add a tsp of turmeric powder to a washed squid.
  • Add a half lemon's juice and mix them evenly. Let them rest for 30 mins.


  • Heat oil in a cooking pan and mustard seeds. Let it splutter. Then add curry leaves.
  • Add chopped onions. Saute them until they turn translucent. Sprinkle some salt over it.
  • Add a ginger-garlic paste and saute them until the raw smell goes off.
  • Add chopped tomatoes. Saute them until they turn mushy.
  • Add all the spice powders and saute them until the raw smell goes off.
  • Add a little water and bring it to a boil.
  • Add chopped squid and mix them gently.
  • Add a cup of water. Close the pan and cook the squid until it is done.
  • Serve hot.


  • Marinating the squid with turmeric powder and lemon helps to get rid of the fishy smell.
  • I have made it a bit spicy one but you can adjust the spiciness as per your taste.
Keyword How to make Squid Roast, Kanava Roast, Squid Roast