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Recipe: Rechado Calamari

Recipe: Rechado Calamari
Pic Courtesy: Junior Sous Chef Akhilesh Pathak, Marriott Pune City Centre

Rechado Calamari:

1 ½ Pounds of Rechado Calamari 
3 tbsp of Rechado Masala 
2tbsp Ketchup 
Salt to taste 

Rechado Masala: 
Everest Kashmirilal Chilli Powder  6 Tablespoons

2 Teaspoons Haldi Powder

4 Teaspoons Jeera Powder

2 Teaspoons Cloves

2 Teaspoons Pepper

Two 4 Inch Cinnamon

A Ball of Tamarind

1 Big Teaspoon Salt

2 Onions of Garlic 

4 Inch piece of Ginger

3 - 4 Tablespoons of Sugar

2 Teaspoons Mustard

All the ingredients must be grounded together 


Apply salt to 1 tbsp of Rechado masala, and marinade the calamari for 15 to 20 min.
Heat oil and add the marinated calamari. Sauté for 1 minute. Drain out the water and separate the calamari in a plate.
To the same hot pan add the remaining 2 tbsp of Rechado masala and ketchup. Sauté for about 1-2 min add the calamari back again and sauté for another 1 ½ min till it’s done. 

(The recipe has been shared by Junior Sous Chef Akhilesh Pathak, Marriott Pune City Centre)