Tiger Bass also known as Kallu kora in Malayalam. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 36 cm in length.. Wild individuals feed on insects, plant matter, small fish, fish scales and crustaceans.
HEALTH BENEFITSThe Omega 3 fatty acids in this fish helps to maintain cardiovascular health by playing a role in the regulation of blood clotting and vessel constriction; the minerals and vitamins in the fish helps prenatal and postnatal neurological development. Consuming this may reduce tissue inflammation and alleviate the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
NUTRACEUTICALS PRESENTKallu kora is high in protein and omega 3 fatty acids which essential for our body and enriched with vitamin B6, B12 , C , D etc and minerals such as selenium, iron, phosphorus, calcium etc.
CULINARY METHODIn Kerala, kallu kora is used to prepare meen curry, fry, meen kuzhamppu etc.