Tuna Fish – Health Benefits, Nutritional Values & Recipes

Scientific name: Thunnini

Hindi name: Toona machhalee,

Nutritional Values:

Amount per 100 grams: Calories: 184

Total Fat 6g: 9%, Saturated Fat 1.6g (8%), Polyunsaturated Fat 1.8g, Monounsaturated fat 2.1g

Cholesterol 49mg (16%), Sodium 50mg (2%), Potassium 323mg (9%), Magnesium (16%)

Protein 30g (60%), Vitamin A (50%), Calcium (1%), Iron (7%), Vitamin B-6(25%), Vitamin B-12 (181%)

Health benefits: Very important benefit of tuna fish towards health is its impact significantly on health of heart. In terms of reductions of coronary’s heart’s diseases, the tuna fishes have too much higher levels of omega 3 fatty acids. This helps in reductions of cholesterol and omega-6 fatty acids in blood vessels and arteries.

Usages: Tuna fish can be served in lunch and dinner. It could be served with rice and chapatti. It can be associated with commercialized fishing and aquaculture. A Mercury level in Tuna fishes varies widely.

Famous Tuna Fish Recipes: Tuna Salad, Sushi, Tekkadon, Tuna Streak Served with French Bistro, Mojama, Tuna Fish Curry

How to Cook Tuna Fish Curry:  Try the below given Tuna Fish Recipe…..

Ingredients are

Tuna Fish- 1kg,

Oil- 4 tablespoon,

Salt- as per taste,

Turmeric Powder- 1 teaspoon,

Tomato- 250g, Potato- 200g,

Garam Masala-1 tablespoon, Mustard seed paste- 1 tablespoon, Ginger, garlic paste- 2 tablespoon

Procedure: Deep fry Tuna Fish with moderate heat. Keep it aside in a bowl. Put oil in saucepan. Heat moderately. Fry potato and onion. Add salt, turmeric powder, tomato, mustard seed paste and potato. Stir well till masala is dry. Pour water. Heat for a while. Add Tuna Fish till it softens.