Monday, November 18, 2013

Spicy Tuna With Potatoes

Adequately stocking up the pantry I've figured out is the answer for a convenient or emergency meal. Stock up onion, garlic, lentils/grains, potatoes, eggs and do include canned food. Time I know is why we sometimes forgo cooking at home. But can't be eating out all the time right?? Expensive never mine but what to eat or to pack can lead to endless arguments. I admit its the same story in my house too. And I know to keep everyone quiet, canned sardine (spicy sardine sambal and sardine varuval -  the pics horrendous but excellent recipe I vouch) is the answer. They love.

Another favourite is also canned tuna (fried tuna cutlets)- inexpensive and nutritious and with potatoes, potatoes, spices and mint leaves  - tadaa with rice or bread.

1 can tuna (about 200g) - drain off oil/water.
1 large potato (about 250g) - remove skin and slice into thin squares.
Spices - 1 cinnamon, 2 cloves and 1 star anise
1 tbsp fish curry powder
1 large red onion - sliced thinly
1/4 tsp garam masala/all spice powder
3-4 sprigs mint leaves (can replace with curry leaves)
Oil as needed
Salt for taste
Mix potatoes with salt. 
Fry till crispy, remove and keep aside.  
Remove and keep aside.
Leave about 2 tbsp of oil in the same pan.
Sauté onion and spices.
Add curry powder and garam masala and quickly stir.
Put in tuna and season with salt.
Continue to stir/scramble for about 3-4 mins.
Lastly add fried potatoes and mint leaves. 
Stir again and dish out.  
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  1. ive heard so much about tuna but never tasted till the date! Im sure this must be yummilicious <3

  2. Delicious.would definitely try with potatoes

  3. This is a 100 % Asian dish, I am going to try it veg style
    Have a wonderful week
    Keep in touch,

  4. Wonderful and spicy side dish dear, beautiful click...

  5. Hi Nava, very appetizing dish. It look really good, great to go with white bread.

    Have a nice day.

  6. Tuna and potatoes, never thought of it, have to pass this one to my mom.

  7. This is one sure way of eating the two together! Brilliant mixture :)

  8. Thanx for visiting me. I stock up on canned meats too. Never have tried with potatoes though.. Love your clicks. Happy to follow you.

  9. Interesting combination and from the look of the ingredients I'm sure it was nommy,

  10. Delicious and healthy................and lovely clicks to go with it!!

  11. I cant comment about tuna part ,Since i am veggie.All i can see is potatoes ,this seems to be interesting dish .Love it.

  12. Great dish Nava...tuna and potatoes...and a touch of spices...delicious looking dish!
    Have a wonderful week ahead :D

  13. I have tried canned fish for making patties and burgers but yet to use it as a side.Looks good with a good amount of onion.

  14. I cannot agree with you on getting irritated more on children running wildly in the stores. Why do parents think others should tolerate :).

    Love the idea of canned fish with potato.

  15. I love having canned tuna in my pantry too. They are great at so many recipes. I can;t wait to try your Spicy Tuna With Potatoes! Sounds delicious and perfect for a simple lunch!

  16. This dish looks very spicy & yummy. Even I have some canned Tuna that I need to finish off before we move. Your recipe sounds very simple & easy to make.

  17. this is so good nava... tuna and potatoes sound really interesting.. i'd love to try this combination some day...

  18. great recipe! Adding in onion, curry powder and even mint leaves. I am sure it tasted delish!

  19. I've not had tuna in a long long time, the dish looks so spicy and yummy.
    Sounds like an interesting recipe.

  20. i too am for all for some quick cooking when tired..Then such things come in handy!!

  21. Canned Tuna is also in my pantry at all is definitely handy for a quick meal. I am so excited to find something new to make with it now. This dish looks amazing and I know we are going to love this. Bookmarking it!

  22. Lovely combo Nava ! wonder why I never tried this,I'm sure trying this :) looks simply delicious !

  23. HI Nava, tuna and potatoes is great with bread! Simply awesome and yummy :)

  24. looks yummy....nice receipe..

    my recent one

  25. Love the sound of this, great idea for tuna.

  26. wow, finger licking good!
    i love to stuffed deep fried buns with this too....

  27. I bet it would have tasted delicious . We used to make it with Canned Salmon .

  28. Not much a fan of canned stuff, but loved this dish of yours! Looks great :)


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