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.
This fish enriched with protein, omega 3 Fatty acids, vitamin B6, B12 and Minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron etc.
Chemballi one of the tasty uses can used to prepare dishes like Chemballi curry, chemballi fry .etc.
A word of caution; this fish may cause allergic reactions to some individuals. Such persons should avoid the consumption of this particular fish