Sunday, March 20, 2011

Tandoori Salmon

This one is inspired and became favorite of mine, but added a few bits of my own. Enjoy this healthy version of cooking Salmon in an oven. Sea food lovers this one is for you!


Salmon fillets - 4 (6 oz each and about 1 1/4"thick)

Set 1:

Yoghurt - 1/3 rd cup
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Olive oil - 1 tbsp
Dried Parsley - 1 tsp
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Cayenne Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Black pepper powder - 1 tsp (freshly ground)

add this mixture in a glass bowl, mix well and keep aside.

Set 2:

Garam spice powder:

Cumin powder - 2 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds (made into powder) - 1 tsp
Cinnamon powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/4 tsp
Clove powder - 1/4 tsp

mix everything well in a bowl, use 1 tsp of this mix and keep the rest in airtight container.

Other things we need:

Aluminum Foil


serves 4

1) Preheat oven to 400 d F.

2) Mix 1 tsp garam spice powder from Set 2 with the Set 1 set aside.

3) Coat Salmon pieces with the above spiced yoghurt mixture well and follow point 4.

4) Take 4 sheets of Aluminum foil, keep the marinated salmon in the middle on each foil, with marination distributed equally on all sheets, wrap and fold the foil like a parcel and keep on  a tray and bake for 15 mins or until the fillet flakes easily.

Serve with Salad and lemon slices.


Once cooked gather the juices which came out in small container and serve.


Fennel seeds = Sompu (in telugu)
Dried Parsley - you can find these in spice section at super markets.
Salmon (check this to know more about it)

© 2011 by Rajani Rayudu