Monday, September 17, 2012

Indian spiced pan seared Salmon with yogurt mint dip

It's almost end of summers, but it is still very hot in California....So instead of taking a stroll at the beach, we decided to stay home and cook something together....I had a Salmon steak lying in my fridge , so we thought to grill it...But then who wants to step out in the heat..So it was pan seared and we had it with an apple and pecan salad and stir fried beans...The fish was delicious with nice and flavorful Indian spices and the yogurt dip added just the right touch....Do give it a try...

All you need is

For the fish

  • Salmon-750 gms
  • Olive oil-2 tbsp and for shallow frying
  • Ginger garlic paste- 2tsp
  • Red chili powder-1 tsp ( can increase according to your taste )
  • Lemon juice-4 tbsp
  • Garam masala-1 tsp
  • Salt- 1tsp
  • Black pepper powder-1\2 tsp

For the dip

  • Yogurt-1\2 cup
  • Mint-2-3 sprigs ( finely chopped )
  • Olive oil-1 tsp
  • Salt
  • Black pepper powder-1\4 tsp

Method of preparation

For the fish

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl
Rub the paste on both sides of the fish
Cover with a cling film and refrigerate for 3-4 hours
Heat oil in a pan
Shallow fry the fish from both sides until slightly browned and cooked
Serve hot with the yogurt dip

For the dip

Whisk the yogurt until it is smooth and creamy
Add the other ingredients
Refrigerate for 2-3 hours for flavors to blend


  1. Looks the indian spices on the fish and the cooling effect of the yogurt!

  2. Ohhhh am drooling here.looks mouthwatering

  3. Mouthwatering here,very tempting and irresistible.

  4. It was fantastic reading your blog, So nice to see all this from a person whom i know. I will surely try out few of this when i get back home. Thanks for blogging and must admit you are multi talented.

  5. I love salmon and what makes it more interesting in this recipe is the dip. Mouth watering and healthy fish keeps me happy throughout the day.

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  6. That salmon looks amazing, great recipe :)

    Happy Blogging!

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