Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Tuna thoran

Here is recipe for canned tuna.I never had tuna before.This is the first time am making it and it came out very well .So I thought I will share it with you.

  • 2 canned tuna fish
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1 tsp finely sliced ginger
  • 3-4 pods crushed garlic
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp chicken masala
  • A sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • Salt as required
  • 2 tsp oil
Drain the water and the oil from the canned tuna.Wash well with plain water.Heat oil in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds.Add onion and saute till translucent.Add ginger,garlic,slit green chillies,curry leaves and saute for a few minutes.Add tomatoes and salt.Stir till the tomatoes are mashed well.Now,add the masala powders and stir for a few minutes till the oil start separating from it.Now,add the tuna flakes and fry well for 5 minutes.aAdd grated coconut and mix well.Cover the pan and cook on low flame for 5 minute.Finally, sprinkle some pepper powder.Serve hot with rice.


  1. hey that looks very interesting.must try it out.. i always make tuna cutlets which is also yummy. for a change, ill make this thoran..:) ..uma

  2. hey that looks interesting.. . i usually make tuna cutlets which is also good. i have to try this now. will let u know the result...