Thursday, July 7, 2011

TUNA THORAN from canned Tuna / Tuna Coconut Stir Fry

 Ingredients : 

Canned Tuna : 1Can
Onion : 2, Sliced
Green Chili : 2,finely Chopped
Ginger : 1 inch piece, finely chopped

Garlic : 4, finely chopped
Shredded Coconut : 1/4Cup
Chilli Powder : 2tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/2tsp
Coriander Powder : 2tsp
Garam Masala : 1tsp
Coriander Leaves : 1/4Cup, Chopped
Curry Leaves : 1spring
Mustard Seeds : 1/2tsp
Coconut Oil : 2tbsp

Method :

1. Drain the water and oil from Tuna and add all Spice powders and salt to it. Mix well with your hand and marinate for 15minutes.

2. Heat oil in a kadai / iron skillet and add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add curry leaves and finely chopped green chillies, ginger and garlic. Saute it in medium flame till you get a nice aroma.

3. Add the onion and fry them till it turns to translucent. Now add the marinated tuna along with shredded coconut and combine well. Adjust salt and cover the kadai with a tight lid. Cook in low flame for 5minutes.

4. Add the chopped coriander leaves and combine well. Turn off the flame and cover the pan with lid till you serve.


  1. all time fav....looks yummyyyyy lenase...

  2. few of my filipino frens loveit to bits...i used to suvive on dis wen i came here 1st time and still love it

  3. I do rarely this thoran,soo tempting and mouthwatering here..

  4. I don't eat tuna but this looks yum ...nice pic

  5. my husband loves tuna...but am not too fond of this. but combining it with coconut seems to make all the gonna try this.

  6. adipoli ente fav anithu pinne njan nattil kottayam, changanchertry very near to honey sarahs place where u from

  7. adipoli thoran....nice click lena!

  8. My favourite fish... loved this preparation:) Absolutely delicious..

  9. Wow yummy thoran,my favorite..

  10. Delicious looking thoran. Would love to try it.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  11. Its my favourite drooling cing the picture!!

  12. its been a while that I made this.. The pics aretempting me to make this today...

  13. Yummy looking dish, tempting clicks. Thanks for visiting my blog, will try to post Chicken Seekh Kabab recipe soon :)

    Simply Sweet 'n Savory

  14. This is very interesting and looks gr8!

  15. wow..very delicious and great with rice....yummm

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