SARDINE/ MATHI/ CHAALA [ചാള/മത്തി]Sardine also known as Mathi/Chaala in Malayalam is a commonly used seafood in every household. Well known for its taste, it also has high content of omega 3 fatty acids and proteins which is highly beneficial for the body. These are oily fish, which contains high amount of omega 3 fatty acids and natural oils. The average length of sardines is about 23cms.
|Sardines are rich in vitamins and minerals. A small serving of sardines once a day can provide 13 percent of vitamin B2, roughly one-quarter of niacin, and about 150 percent of the recommended daily value of vitamin B12. All B vitamins help to support proper nervous system function and are used for energy metabolism, or converting food into energy. Sardines are high in the major minerals such as phosphorus, calcium, potassium, and some trace minerals including iron and selenium.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calories diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.