Creamy spiced squid @ sotong masak lemak

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
500 - 600 g squid

2 stalks lemon grass

1 large onion

2/3 tbsp turmeric powder

salt to taste

1/2 tbsp chopped ginger

1/2 tbsp chopped garlic

4 - 5 bird eyes chillies

1 cup coconut milk

turmeric leaf


  • Combine sliced squid & turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Preheat wok or frying pan with enough cooking oil.
  • Stir in chopped ginger, garlic and smashed lemon grass, sautee untill fragrant.
  • Add in chillies & sliced onion, continued on cooking for about one minute.
  • Place in the squid and cook over high heat for another one minute.
  • Pour in coconut milk & salt, and simmer over medium heat untill the coconut milk became thicken & creamy.
  • Off the heat, stir in sliced turmeric leaf and serve hot.


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