Saturday, September 1, 2012

Peppered Tuna Masala

2 cans of Tuna in olive oil
10 cloves of Garlic (peeled and finely chopped)
2 inch Ginger (peeled and finely chopped)
2 onions (Finely Chopped)
1/2 Tomato (Finely Chopped
3 Red chillies (Slit)
2 Red dried chillies
2 tbsp Coriander leaves (Finely chopped)
3 strands of curry leaves (Finely chopped)
2 tbsp Freshly ground black pepper powder
1 tbsp Fish curry powder
1/2 tbsp Fennel seed
1 tsp Oil
Salt to taste

  • Heat the oil in a wok and splutter the fennel seeds and red dried chillies. Then add garlic, ginger, onion, curry leaves and red chillies. Stir fry for few mins.
  • Then add the tomatoes. Cook till tomatoes are smashed and the oil comes to the surface.
  • Now add the fish curry powder and coriander leaves. Stir well to combine everything together.
  • Then add the tuna with its oil, grounded black pepper and salt and stir everything together to mix well.
  • Keep it on low flame till oil separates and comes on the surface.
  • Serve it warm.


  1. Wow, I stumbled across your blog and decided to try this.. for the simple reason that I was out of sardines and had tuna instead. What a great recipe! Thank you!

    1. Thanks for trying the recipe. Glad you liked it. Keep visiting the space for more.