BLACK POMFRET/KARUTHA AAVOLI (കറുത്ത ആവോലി )
Black pomfret also known as Karutha Aavoli/Machan in Malayalam is a common fish available in all seasons. There are about 20 different species of pomfret. They are found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. The length of the fish goes up to grows up to 1 m (3.3 ft) long.
|Scientific Name||Parastromateus spp|
|Health Benefits||Pomfret fishes are medium in fat content, provides calcium, vitamins A and D, including Vitamin B12. Increased Vitamin B12 makes it important for the nervous system. It also contains good amount of iodine, critical for the thyroid gland. Pomfret is also good for eyesight, healthy hair and skin.|
|Nutrient Information||Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calories diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.|