Salmon in Herb Sauce
Recipe Type: Main
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Serves: 4
Stovetop-cooked salmon is coated in a sauce full of fresh herbs, intriguing spices and just enough yogurt to give it a rich tanginess.
  • Salmon fillets-4 (6oz each)
  • Onion-1 small
  • Ginger-1/2 inch
  • Garlic-4 cloves
  • Fresh Mint chopped-1/2 cup
  • Fresh Coriander chopped-1/2 cup
  • Yoghurt-2 tbsp
  • Ground Cumin-1 tsp
  • Ground Coriander- 1½ tsp
  • Turmeric-1/2 tsp
  • Paprika or Red Chili-1/2 tsp
  • 1 Small Tomato- chopped
  • Tomato Paste-1 tbsp
  • Water-1½ cups
  • Salt- to taste
  • Oil-3 tbsp
  1. Place the onion,ginger,garlic,mint and fresh coriander(cilantro) in a food processor along with a little water. Blend to make a paste.Keep aside.
  2. In a skillet or a wok heat oil.
  3. Transfer the mint paste into the oil and saute for about 5-6 minutes until the raw onion smell disappears.
  4. Add the spices and continue to cook until all aromatic about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add the yoghurt and tomato paste and cook until you see oil separating from the sides.
  6. Add the water and salt. Bring to a boil.
  7. Add the Salmon, reduce the heat.Cover and cook until Salmon is fully cooked (about 6-8 minutes)
  8. Check seasonings.
  9. Serve hot with some rice. Enjoy.
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