Fish Sambal
Canned tuna with other ingredients
Servings Prep Time
6people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
6people 30minutes
  • Canned tuna – 2cans
  • Onion(finely cubed) – 1no
  • Dry red chillies(soaked in hot water for half an hour) – 6nos
  • Tomato puree – 1/2cup
  • Tomato(chopped) – 1no
  • garlic 4cloves
  • Small onions/shallots(Kunjulli) – 4nos
  • Ajinomoto – 1/2tsp
  • Salt(As reqd) –
  1. For preparing fish sambal, grind together garlic, soaked dry red chillies and shallots to a fine paste with a little water. Keep it aside.
  2. Open the canned tuna tin and strain the fish oil. Keep it aside.
  3. Heat the fish oil in a vessel.
  4. Saute in the onions and the ground mixture till it becomes light brown.
  5. Toss in the tomato and tomato puree. Saute it till the oil separates.
  6. Add in the tuna fish and mix well.
  7. Pour in a little water and mix well.
  8. Toss in curry leaves, salt and ajinomoto. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes on low flame.
  9. Remove it from the flame.
  10. Fish sambal is ready. Serve hot with rice as a side dish or bread, etc.