Tuna Thoran


Tuna Stir Fry

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people


For seasoning:


  • Heat oil in a kadai or a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds & when they start to splutter, add the dry chillies, curry leaves & sliced pearl onions and saute for a few seconds.
  • Add the chopped garlic, ginger & green chillies.
  • When the raw flavor of garlic & ginger goes, add the chopped onions.
  • Saute, till the onions start being transparent.
  • Add the turmeric & red chilly powder & saute for a few seconds.
  • Add the pounded tuna flakes to this and mix well to fry for 2 - 3 mins.
  • Add the black pepper powder & grated coconut with salt and mix well.
  • Add kodam puli & sprinkle about 1/2 cup of water & close the pan with a lid.
  • Let it cook for 2 - 3 mins on low flame.
  • Remove the lid, add a pinch of garam masala and fry till all the water evaporates.
  • :- Serves nice with chappaties, rice & even as stuffing for sandwiches.
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Response (7)
  1. m
    m.Jacob September 11, 2007

    This is a quick and easy recipe. It`s very good if you dont have time to make a lot of kutaan. YOu can put this together in ten minutes if you have tuna handy..

  2. N
    Neethu Renju June 7, 2011

    Thanks for the nice recipe..everyone should make it.

  3. t
    tiNa November 9, 2006

    Great and easy recipe!

  4. s
    subash April 26, 2009

    Ultimate!!i flattered my wife and friends..rajeev i shud appreciate for this easy and tasty receipe

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