Health Benefits of Eating Fish : You Can’t Miss

Fish Fry

Fish Fry

  1. Fish contains many essential nutrients including iodine and Vitamin D. Eating fish regularly can help in improving brain and eye function and cut down risk of various diseases.
  2. Eating fish regularly have been found to reduce risk of heart attack and stroke.
  3. Regular consumption can reduce decline in brain function during old age. People who eat fish regularly have been found to have more grey matter in the brain centers which are responsible for controlling memory and emotion.
  4. An important function of omega-3 fatty acid in fish is that it may help in fighting and treating depression. People with depression can include fish in their diet along with various anti-depressants, in order to fight depression more effectively.
  5. Fish is the only good dietary source of Vitamin D. Vitamin D is quite a common deficiency in people and is essentially acquired by the body through exposure to sunlight. You can also have cod liver oil to increase Vitamin D consumption. Sufficient Vitamin D is required for healthy bones and joints.
  6. People who consume fish regularly are less likely to suffer from autoimmune diseases like type 1 diabetes. Regular fish consumption also reduces risks of rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.
  7. Incidence of asthma in children can be reduced by regular fish consumption.
  8. Fish can help in protecting vision in old age and may also help in improving sleep quality. Improved sleep quality results in improved function on day-to-day basis.

Thanks to doctor.ndtv.com

How to make Fish Masala (Step by Step) ?

Make Fish Masala in just 3 quick steps…,

Fish Masala

Fish Masala

Ingredients : 
Fish Pieces – 8
Vegetable Oil – For Frying
Yogurt / Curd – 1/2 cup
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp
Red Chili Powder – 1 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Tomatoes (chopped) – 1
Onion (chopped)- 1
Salt to taste

Step 1 : Marinate Fish & Shallow Fry
Apply lemon juice and salt on pieces and keep them aside for 30 minutes. After that shallow fry the pieces in oil till colour turns brown.

Step 2 : Cook the Masala (Separately)
In a separate pan saute the onion in oil(very little) till it turns little brown. Add yogurt and all other ingredients to the pan. Keep moving the items till a paste is formed.

Step 3 : Mix & Cook 
Add fish pieces to the paste and cook for few more minutes and serve hot.