Chilled Calamari in a Yoghurt Curry Cream

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Norahs Girl

The South African waters are rich in kingklip, snoek, red roman, hake, cod, pilchards, sole, to name but a few. Other delicacies from the sea include abalone, oysters, mussels, calamari, shrimps and crayfish (a clawless lobster). This following Rec is,t really Traditional but it is delicious and wonderful for a dinner Party.

Top Review by rosslare

Perfect way to cook calamarirings, just the right tenderness, not a hint of chewiness. I was not too sure of the sauce, though. Too runny and bland mix of flavors, but hey, that's just me, and maybe you can choose a bit more set yogurt to use. It's easy to adjust it to your liking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine white wine, boiling water, dill, celery, garlic, mustard seed and lemon leaves.
  2. Bring to the boil uncovered.
  3. Add calamari and cucumber crescents, cook for 2 minutes, then remove from heat immediately and strain.
  4. (The calamari needs the minimum of cooking).
  5. Cook curry powder and chilli flakes together in a non-stick pan for 1-2 minutes, remove.
  6. Mix yoghurt, curry powder, chilli flakes, cream and olive oil together.
  7. Toss with calamari and cucumber, season to taste and top with curled spring onions.

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