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 East Indian Style Clam Curry (Step by Step) ?

Make East Indian Style Clam Curry in just 3 quick steps…,

East Indian Style Clam Curry
East Indian Style Clam Curry

Ingredients :

1.5 tbsp – oil
2½ cups – Clams
3 Medium Sized – Onion (Finely Chopped)
1 inch – Ginger
4 to 5 – Garlic Cloves
1.5 tbsp – Red Chili Paste
1 tsp – Sugar (optional)
1 cup – Water
1 tbsp – East Indian Bottle Masala Powder Or if not then
½ tsp – Turmeric Powder, ½ tbsp – Coriander Seed Powder, 1 tsp – Red Chili Powder and ½ tsp – Garam Masala Powder
2 – Green Chilies (Slit Length Wise)
2 cups – Coconut Milk
Salt
Coriander Leaves (for garnish)

Step 1 : Boil the clams
Boil the clams in water with little salt for 4-5 mins or until they open up. Don’t boil for too long. You could take the clams one by one as it opens up and and discard the ones which don’t open. Remove the empty shell and keep the shells with meat.

Step 2 : Preparing Spice Masala
Saute onion until light brown, Add sugar if you use. Then add the ginger, garlic & red chili paste and saute for 3 to 4 mins on low heat.

Step 3 : Cook with Boiled Clams
Add water & boiled clams then mix them well. Now add bottle masala & chilies and mix it nicely. Cook the mix for 5 to 7 mins on moderate heat. Then Add coconut milk and cook for another 4 mins on low heat. Garnish with coriander leaves.