Chilled Calamari in a Yoghurt Curry Cream

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Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

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.

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  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.