Masi podi (dried tuna fish powder) Recipe

Masi podi, also known as dried tuna fish powder, is a traditional South Indian condiment that adds a burst of umami flavor to dishes. Made by sun-drying and grinding tuna fish, this powder is rich in protein and essential nutrients. It has a strong, savory taste and is often used as a seasoning in curries, chutneys, and rice dishes. Masi podi can also be sprinkled on top of snacks like idli or dosa for an extra punch of flavor.

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Ingredients for Masi podi (dried tuna fish powder) Recipe

  • 50 gram Tuna Fish
  • 1/10 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/20 teaspoon Turmeric Powder

Directions: Masi Podi (dried Tuna Fish Powder) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Clean and wash the tuna fish thoroughly, removing any scales or impurities.
  • STEP 2.Cut the fish into small pieces and marinate with salt and turmeric powder.
  • STEP 3.Place the fish pieces on a clean cloth and sun-dry them for 2-3 days until they become completely dry and crisp.
  • STEP 4.Grind the dried fish pieces into a fine powder using a blender or spice grinder.
  • STEP 5.Store the masi podi in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
  • STEP 6.To use, sprinkle the powder on curries, chutneys, rice dishes, or snacks like idli and dosa.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use fresh tuna fish for the best flavor and quality of masi podi.
  • You can adjust the amount of salt and turmeric powder according to your taste preferences.
  • If you don't have access to sunlight, you can also dry the fish pieces in a dehydrator or oven at a low temperature.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the masi podi in an airtight container to maintain its freshness and flavor.
  • It can be stored for several months in a cool, dry place.
  • Serve masi podi as a seasoning or sprinkle it on top of dishes to enhance their taste.
Nutrition
value
84
calories per serving
2 g Fat6 g Protein8 g Carbs14 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    8g
  • Fiber
    14g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    8g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    14g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    83mg
  • Iron
    8mg
  • Vitamin A
    1820mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    152mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    77mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    176mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    80mg
  • Selenium
    14mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp