Vilameen | Vilai Meen in English | Emperor Fish Benefits

Vilameen | Vilai Meen in English | Emperor Fish Benefits

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Vilai Meen in English

  • English name of Vilai Meen is ‘Emperor Fish

Vilai Meen in Tamil

  • Other Tamil names of Vilai Meen is ‘Vilameen / Vela meen / Velai meen

Vilai Meen in English

  • English name of Vilai Meen is ‘Emperor Fish

Emperor Fish in Malayalam

  • Malayalam name of Emperor Fish is ‘Velameen
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Vilameen

Vilameen fish is a seawater fish that is very famous for its taste in South India (Tamil Nadu, Kerala). It is found mainly in the East coast of India. It is sold under different names like Vela meen, Vilai meen. Vilameen appears to be a large fish with fleshy meat. The meat of the fish is firm with large flakes and few bones.

Vilameen comes in different colours like grey, red, silver, yellow. Vilameen fish feeds on small crabs and fishes.
Due to its unique taste, the recipes of Vilameen fish features in most restaurants. Vilameen fish fry and Vilameen fish curry are some of the popular recipes.

Vilai Meen Benefits

  • Vilai Meen has high content of proteins and phosphorus
  • Vilai Meen is a very low calorie fish
  • Vilai Meen is rich in Omega 3 fatty acids
  • Vilai Meen helps in brain development that regulates blood pressure