Cuttlefish is not a fish, but like squid and octopus, it belongs to the class of molluscs known as Cephalopods.
1 Lb - Cuttlefish
5 - Shallots, diced
2 - Green chili, slit in center
1 inch piece - Ginger, crushed
1/2 to 1 tsp - Black pepper powder
1 tbsp - Coriander powder
1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
2 sprigs - Curry leaves
Salt to taste
1 ) Clean and cut cuttlefish to small pieces.
2 ) Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan. Add green chili and curry leaves. Stir for a minute, then add shallots and ginger. Stir and fry.
3 ) Add turmeric powder, black pepper powder and coriander powder. Stir and fry the powders for a minute. Add the cut cuttle fish. Stir and mix well with the masala. Cover with a lid and cook on a low flame till the cuttlefish is cooked.
4) Add little more oil, if necessary and fry the cuttlefish. Take off the stove and serve hot.
Serve hot as a side dish.
Lessen the amount of black pepper powder, if you do not want it very spicy.