Fish, a significant source of nutrients, particularly protein, is popular around the world. Interestingly, there are around 34,000 fish species in the world, making it nearly impossible to try them all. However, you must try a few that stand out for their flavour and distinct textures, such as mackerel, lady fish, and trevally. This article discusses the lady fish, lists its nutritional benefits, and provides a traditional kalan fish recipe to make on special occasions.
Where is Lady fish Found
The lady fish is found in the western North Atlantic Ocean (from Cape Cod to the Gulf of Mexico), Caribbean Sea, and southern Brazil. It is particularly abundant in Florida and the Caribbean Sea. In India, it is found in the tropical backwaters and on Karnataka’s western coast and is locally known as kalan fish.
The ladyfish has a mild flavour and can be used in a variety of preparations. It is eaten extensively in Karnataka, cooked as fish fry and curries.
Kalan Fish: Nutritional Benefits
The ladyfish has high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, iodine, and vitamin D. It makes for a nutritious addition to one’s diet and eating it at least twice a week can be highly beneficial.
- The fish is low in fat, making it the ideal fish for a low-fat diet.
- High levels of omega-3 fatty acids contribute to heart health.
- High levels of protein are key to muscle-building and bone health.
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