Salmon in Tomato Sauce
Recipe type: Main
For coating the salmon
  • Salmon- 4 steaks
  • Corn starch- 2 tbsp
  • Garlic powder- 1 tsp
  • Chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Fennel powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt- ¾ tsp
For pan frying
  • Olive oil- 2 tbsp for pan frying
For making sauce
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Whole pepper corns- 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon stick- 1 inch slice
  • Tomato sauce- ½ cup
  • Garam masala- 1 tsp
  • Chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Garlic, minced- 1 tsp
  • Ginger, minced- 1 tsp
  • Salt- ½ tsp
  • Water- ¾ cup
  • Cilantro, chopped- 1 handful
  • Mint, chopped- 5-6 leaves
  1. In a bowl, combine corn starch, garlic powder, chili powder, coriander powder, fennel powder and salt. Coat the salmon evenly with this.
  2. Place a non-stick pan over medium heat, add 2 tbsp oil.
  3. Place the coated salmon over the oil and pan fry till both sides turn light brown, about 10 minutes.
  4. Combine the tomato sauce with garam masala, chili powder and water,keep aside.
  5. Place a wok over medium heat, add oil.
  6. Add bay leaves, whole pepper corns and cinnamon stick, saute for a minute.
  7. Add minced garlic and ginger, saute till light golden in color.
  8. Pour the prepared tomato sauce to the wok, let come to a light boil.
  9. Add salt to the sauce.
  10. Reduce the heat and simmer till sauce thickens.
  11. Place the pan fried fish into the sauce.
  12. Pour the sauce over the fish.
  13. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  14. Add the chopped cilantro and mint, cook for a minute.
  15. Remove from the heat.
  16. Serve the fish with rice or salad or mashed potatoes.
•You could use any kind of fish steak
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