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Tuna Vattichathu

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  Tamarind paste 1 Tablespoon
  Green chillies 4
  Onion 1
  Tuna in oil 300 Gram
  Red chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste

Leaving aside tamarind paste, curry leaves and water, coarsely grind all the other ingredients, including coconut, together.
While grinding, mix very little water, if at all necessary.
Take the coarse mixture in a pan.
Pour the water and put in curry leaves and tamarind paste.
Blend thoroughly.
Let it come to a boil.
Break open the tuna can(s).
Drain off the oil.
Then put tuna into the gravy boiling in the pan.
Cover with a lid.
Simmer for about 6 minutes.
Wait till the tuna is well mixed with the gravy and properly cooked.

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Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 854 Calories from Fat 438

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g79%

Saturated Fat 29.5 g147.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 105.8 mg35.3%

Sodium 1353.6 mg56.4%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 16 g63.8%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 61 g122.8%

Vitamin A 17.5% Vitamin C 200.5%

Calcium 10% Iron 36.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tuna Vattichathu Recipe