Tuna Vattichathu


Tuna Vattichathu

Tuna curry
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For seasoning:


  • Make a coarse paste with coconut and the rest of the ingredients, except tamarind paste, water and curry leaves. Add very little water while grinding, if required.
  • Remove the paste into a pan and keep it on fire.
  • Add the water, tamarind paste and curry leaves. Mix well and bring to a boil.
  • Open the tuna can(s) and drain off the oil.
  • Add tuna to the gravy in the pan.
  • Cover and cook for about 6 minutes or till the tuna is cooked and coated with the gravy.
  • Remove from the flame.
  • Season it with mustard , dry chilli and curry leaves (if desired)..
  • :- Serve hot with warm rice and Coconut Pancakes (Appam), steamed rice or slices of bread.
  • :- This curry is supposed to be spicy and tangy. However, the amount of chillies and tamarind can be reduced or increased as desired.
  • :- Fresh tuna will taste very good in this recipe.
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Response (10)
  1. s
    sam May 25, 2004

    didnt like it very much… too much of tamarind…

  2. j
    jelin May 19, 2004

    thanx!!i was looking for a different way to cook tuna:-)

  3. J
    Jacob Chacko May 1, 2004

    T`was a good combination for chapattis..Thanx!!!

  4. J
    Johns April 27, 2004


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