The fish is served numerous ways, and many regional recipes are used: eaten raw, fermented, pickled, or cured by other techniques, such as being smoked as kippers. Herring are very high in the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. They are a source of vitamin D.
They are pelagic fishes, fast swimmers and predatory in nature, that fight vigorously when caught. Seer fishes are mainly caught using hooks and lines. They are a delicacy in several regions of South India and Sri Lanka. In Tamil Nadu, this fish is called "Vanjaram" and is usually the costliest variety available. In Kerala, it is called "Neymeen". It is called "Aiykoora" in northern Kerala and south coastal Karnataka. In Sri Lanka, it is known as "thora". Seer fishes are also referred to as "king mackerels" in some areas. They have very sharp teeth and are handled with care by fishers familiar with them. Seer fish is one of the more popular in this group for eating. Seer fishes are notorious for their histamine poisoning. It can be fried, grilled, and steamed. It is gaining popularity in the South Pacific and United States as a canned product.
Maldive fish is the Sri Lankan equivalent of South East Asia's dried shrimp, dried anchovies and shrimp paste and the Japanese Katsuobushi. It has a concentrated aroma and flavour of the sea, much like dried shrimp but leaning more towards that of fish. Like dried shrimp, maldive fish chips are jam packed with umami flavour, a little goes a long way. Maldive fish is essentially dried and cured fish.
Dried Sprats. 100% Sprats, gently air-dried to retain their natural goodness and intrinsic values. Great for sprinkling on your dogs dinners, or using as a tasty natural, pure fish training treat or reward.
Dried Queen Fish fried with red chilies and curry leaves to give a zesty flavour to the dry fish flavour. A delicious side dish served with Rice, a side dish with every meal! It contains no artificial flavouring or flavour enhancers.
Maggi noodles are dried noodles fused with oil, and sold with a packet of flavorings. These noodles are usually eaten after being cooked in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes or eaten straight from the packet.