Deals of the day
Yellow Fin Trevally (വറ്റ) Small
Model: Marine Fish
Yellow fin trevally also known as Vatta meen/Vattapara/Manjapara/Para in Malayalam and parai in Tamil, is a fish which has a growing capacity to a maximum known length of 117 cm and a weight of 43.5 kg.
HEALTH BENEFITSHigh protein in the fish helps to the health of muscles, skin and nail. And the vitamins and minerals in the fish help to increase the overall health of the body.
NUTRACEUTICALS PRESENTThis food is low in sodium. It is also a good source of thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6 and phosphorus, and a very good source of protein, vitamin A, niacin, vitamin B12 and selenium.
CULINARY METHODIt has a medium texture with a medium to high-fat content. The flavour is very mild, though slightly fishy. As the bones are easy to remove, Trevally is an excellent choice for children. Best ways to cook are to bake, grill, smoke and deep or shallow fry.Vatta meen thega-arachathu , Vatta-thilapichathu, Vatta-pollichathu , vatta meen fry are the main dishes in Kerala cuisine which prepared by Vatta meen.
PIN BONESWhile eating, be aware of the pin bones of the meat.
Red Snapper (ചെമ്പല്ലി )
Model: Marine Fish
Red Snapper also known as Chemballi in Malayalam,Cheppli in Tamil and Chemballi in Kannada is an important commercial fish found in all waters worldwide. They are available throughout the year
HEALTH BENEFITSLike most of the other fishes snapper too is low in saturated fat diet, high in good quality proteins, omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3 fats along with vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 help to keep the blood cholesterol and homo cysteine levels in track thus lowering the risk of heart diseases, coronary artery disease, heart arrack and stroke in susceptible individuals.
NUTRACEUTICALS PRESENTThis fish enriched with protein, omega 3 Fatty acids, vitamin B6, B12 and Minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron etc.
CULINARY METHODChemballi one of the tasty uses can used to prepare dishes like Chemballi curry, chemballi fry .etc.
ALLERGIC REACTIONSA word of caution; this fish may cause allergic reactions to some individuals. Such persons should avoid the consumption of this particular fish