Tuna Chikkiyathu /Spicy Tuna Thoran (Stir-fried Tuna With Spices)

Main Dish
4 servings
10 min
30 min
Very Easy




  • Heat a large frying pan or saucepan and add oil. Add the chopped onions, curry leaves and sauté till onion becomes soft and translucent. Add the chopped tomato , pepper powder and chilli powder.
  • Cover and cook on very low flame until tomatoes are soft and masala is thick.
  • Add the drained tuna and cook on low -medium flame for about 10-15 minutes until the masala is quite dry and no moisture at all. Add coconut and stir well. Cook for few more minutes until well incorporated.
  • Add garam masala, stir well and cover and cook for a minute.
  • Serve as a side dish for chappathi, poori, ottil pollichathu, rice,paalappam, appam or even bread.


Tuna Chikkiyathu /Spicy Tuna Thoran (Stir-fried Tuna With Spices), photo 1
Tuna Chikkiyathu /Spicy Tuna Thoran (Stir-fried Tuna With Spices), photo 2


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