Ingredients

How to make it

  • Pound or grind the pepper, coriander, cumin seeds and garlic to very fine paste.
  • Make 4 - 6 horizontal slashes down the length of each calamari, taking care not to cut through. (see picture)
  • Combine calamari, spice paste, chopped nuts, soya sauce, oil, ground rice, salt, sugar and turmeric powder and mix thoroughly.
  • Heat oven grill to maximum. After 15 minutes, remove calamari from marinade and arrange on rack. Grill in very hot oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and serve with Avocado Relish and white rice.
  • ~~~~~~~~~~ AVOCADO RELISH ~~~~~~~~~~
  • Combine all relish ingredients and taste, adding more salt if necessary. Serve
Slashed calamari   Close
Candlenuts (buah keras)   Close
Coriander seeds   Close
Cumin seeds   Close
Kecap manis (sweet thick soya sauce)   Close
On the rack before grilling   Close

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  • mrgresch 10 years ago
    Very cool flavors. I've never seen an Asian recipe for calamari with these flavors.
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    " It was excellent "
    zena824 ate it and said...
    Love the sound of this...
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    " It was excellent "
    waterlily ate it and said...
    I love calamari, and this dish sounds amazing. I'll make this one as a treat for my husband soon!
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  • sparow64 10 years ago
    This sounds good!
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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    thanks DANA for a wonderful and unusual way for preparing calamari ,deserves a "5+" my friend
    have a blessed day
    Mumtaz
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    Oh yeah this is super and will soon be supper! 5+ Joymarie
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    This looks very delicious, Dana and I'm saving to try. I love calamari and all the flavors and ingredients you got going on here. Looks like a party I'd like to attend... You get a high 5 from me, hon. Thanks so much!
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    " It was excellent "
    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    I love it all, the flavors must be terrific! got my 5
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    " It was excellent "
    berry ate it and said...
    I love Calamari, and this is a great recipe, new flavors for me to prepare this one!
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  • clbacon 10 years ago
    Fabulous!
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  • jett2whit 10 years ago
    Thank you for sending this interesting recipe!
    Jett
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