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..