No party is complete without the Seer Fish, popularly known as Surmai (सुरमई) in Marathi, Vanjaram(వంజరం) in Telugu, Vanjaram NeiMeen (நெய்மீன்) in Tamil, NeiMeen (നെയ്മീന്) in Malayalam, Anjal (ಅಂಜಲ್) in Tulu, Arkoli (ಅರ್ಕೊಲಿ) in Kannada, Iswaan in Konkani and Thora in Sinhala. King of all fishes - this is a one center bone only, smell-less kind of fish. If you are new to fish - highly recommended to start with the Seer Fish.
Health benefits of eating Seer/Surmai:
Seer fish has rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. It also contains protein, vitamin B-12 and selenium. The omega-3 fatty acids helps in regulating inflammation to supporting the structure and function of cells, and also known for their potential to lower your risk of cardiovascular disease. The B vitamins support your metabolism of your body into converting food in energy.
Good for eyesight: It helps to stay the eyes bright and healthy. It contain retinol, a sort of Vitamin A which boosts night sight.
Your skin looks great: Omega-3 helps to gaurd the skin against the harmful effects of UV damage. It helps with the symptoms of skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis
Boost your brainpower: DHA, an omega-3 fat found in fish, has also been linked to improvements in children concentration, reading skills,behavior, and a focus Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD).
Try the Recipes and Let us know how it taste?
|Crispy Surmai Fish fry|
Surmai Fish curry
Gaon Surmai Curry