Needlefish / Gar fish | Abu Muthrosh | Kolaan (1 Kg)
Approx. Size: 6-15 pieces per Kg
Needle fish/ Gar fish also Known as Kolan in Malayalam, Kola Mural in Tamil and Kokkare in Kannada is a fish seen in marine and Brackish water. They have a single dorsal fin, placed far back on the body, almost opposite to the anal fin. Their most distinctive feature is their long, narrow beak, which bears multiple sharp teeth.
The fish can be used for preparing deep fried kolan, kolan fish curry using coconut milk.etc.
Health benefits: Gar fish contains large amount of proteins, and minimal amounts of saturated fats. It also a good source of Calcium and Phosphorus. This fish also contains Omega 3 Fatty acids, vitamins such as B6, B12 and Minerals like calcium, phosphorus, iron etc.