Sri Lanka Dallo (Stuffed Cuttle Fish Curry)

Course : Curry
Serves: 1
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450 gram cuttle fish (calimari)
25 grams onion
1 medium chile -- fresh
1 medium tomato
4 cloves garlic
2 whole cardamom
1 whole clove
3 teaspoons coriander
2 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon fenugreek
1/2 teaspoon chile powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
2 bunches curry leaf sprigs
250 milliliter coconut milk -- thin
125 milliliter coconut milk -- thick
100 gram gram flour
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon coriander
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon chile powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric

Preparation / Directions:

Wash and clean the cuttle fish. Wipe dry and set on one side. Prepare the stuffing by roasting the gram and then grinding it coarsely. Crush the garlic and mix this, together with the gram, in a bowl with the coriander, salt, chile powder and turmeric. Stuff the cuttle fish with this mixture and then secure with toothpicks. Chop onion, chile and tomato and crush the garlic, cardamoms and the clove. Mix the onion together with the chile, tomato, garlic, cardamom, clove, coriander powder, cumin powder, fenugreek, chile powder, paprika powder, turmeric, curry leaves and thin coconut milk. Put in a pan, add the stuffed cuttle fish and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the cuttle fish are tender, approximately 30 minutes. Pour in the Coconut milk, thick and cook until the gravy thickens.

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