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Hot Butter Cuttlefish

  • The Station shows you how to make the classic Sri Lankan Hot Butter Cuttlefish.

Difficulty rating 3/5 Serves 2 Takes 00:20

Here's an easy guide to making this classic Sri Lankan delicacy all by yourself at home - thanks to the folks at The Station.


  • g of Cuttlefish
  • tsp of Salt
  • Egg White
  • g of Corn Flour
  • tsp of Tumeric Powder
  • tbsp of Garlic
  • tbsp of Butter
  • tsp of Sugar
  • tbsp of Chili Paste
  • Green Capsicums
  • handful of Spring onion chives
  • handful of Spring onions
  • Dried chillies


  • Slice the cuttlefish into thin stripes and make side-way incisions.
  • Add salt.
  • Add egg white.
  • Mix cuttlefish in corn flour, pinch of turmeric and salt.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Fry cuttlefish for 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic, butter, sugar, chili paste together in a heated pan.
  • Add fried cuttlefish.
  • Add capsicum.
  • Add spring onion chives.
  • Add spring onions.
  • Add dry chilies.
  • Sautee for 1 minute til light gold.

Happy eating!


Use unsalted butter.

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