Batter Fried Squids/Calamari

Batter Fried Squids /calamari are our fav starter.We always order batter fried squids  whenever we visit a restaurant my hubby loves it a lot..i normally make this when he is around..its easy and taste so crisp and yumm
Batter Fried Squids /Calamari goes well with any dip or even taste good with ketchup.

12  -15 squids
1 tsp garlic paste
1/2 tsp lime juice
1/2 tsp black pepper/as needed

for the batter
1 cup maida/flour
1 tbsp cornflour
pepper powder as needed
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/2 - 3/4  cup soda water chilled
oil to deep fry

  • Clean the calamari /squids well ,rinse and remove all excess water .
  • Cut them into rings
  • The squids needs to be dry without any water .
  • Apply salt  lime black pepper and keep aside for 30 minutes you can marinade and keep it in the refrigerator.
  • When you are ready to fry , mix cornflour ,maida in a bowl add salt pepper and the soda water .
  • Mix with a whisk to a lump free batter .
  • Heat oil to deep fry
  • In a plate add some flour ,dip squids in the flour and then coat it with the batter .
  • Fry in hot oil until golden brown .
  • Drain on a kitchen towel /tissue
  • Serve with Mayo/tartar sauce or any dip..

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  1. Pick one and pop in the mouth, and you will want more and more.

  2. Why do we need to add soda water chilled

  3. Looks so yummy.... wanna eat these crispy squids... :)

  4. Though I don't eat squid but looks like they are crispy

  5. Love squids but don't get to eat them as often. These look so tempting!!

  6. Very delicious 'perfect starter...I'll try this