Recipes - Squid Dry Curry (Sukka)


½ kg squid (Bandas)

1 cup grated coconut

1½  tbsp. bafat powder

2 big tomatoes chopped finely

1 big onion chopped into lengthy size

2 green chillies

1” ginger - chopped

3-4 cloves garlic – chopped

3- 4 tbsp. oil


3 tbsp. chopped coriander leaves

4-5 bay leaves

1 cup water



Clean the Squids nicely & cut into small pieces and drain the water thoroughly.  Heat oil and add bay leaves, chopped onion.  Fry till onion turns into brown colour.  Then add ginger, garlic and green chilly. Fry for five minutes and add chopped tomatoes.  Once the tomato cooks, add bafat powder and fry for two minutes. Finally add cut squid pieces, grated coconut, salt and one cup water.  Stir it nicely and cook for 15 minutes on a slow fire.  Once the water dries up put-off the flame and sprinkle chopped coriander leaves over it.


Note:  Quantity of Bafat powder depends on your taste. 

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Comment on this article

  • Carren Pereira, Bejai/ Canada

    Tue, Apr 27 2021

    The recipe came out very good . Thanks a lot

  • Rachitha, Bangalore

    Wed, Aug 05 2015

    This recipe came out well. Thank you for sharing it

  • cynthia fernandes, Mumbai/ Dammam

    Thu, Dec 27 2012

    I liked your squid dry recipe it was very tasty, Thank You for sharing it.

  • P Yashavanth, Mangalore/Kulshekar

    Wed, Aug 29 2012

    Hai, what all ingredients should be mixed to form a Bafat pdr. I have tried so many times squid dry curry sukka it tastes nice so whenever i visit mangalore i do go for that. thanks

  • lona mathias, dubai

    Mon, Jul 14 2008

    I liked your recipe which you given in the daijiworld squid dry curry i cooked at home it is very tasty thank you

  • SHARAT SHETTY, M'lore/Mumbai

    Wed, Jun 11 2008

    What is bafat powder for Squid Dry/Curry

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