Tandoor-Grilled Salmon Recipe

6
45 minutes

Ingredients

Salmon

  • 1000g of salmon fillet
  • 1 tbsp of gram flour
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp of ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1 bunch of coriander, leaves only
  • 2 green chillies, deseeded
  • 1/2 bunch of mint, leaves only
  • 2 lime leaves
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 3 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp of ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp of ground coriander
  • 25ml of vegetable oil
  • sea salt, finely ground

To serve

  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 red onions, finely sliced
  • 2 red chillies, optional

Method

1
Place a heavy-based pan over a medium heat and add 15ml of vegetable oil. Once the oil is hot, add the gram flour and stir constantly for 8-10 minutes to make a blonde roux, it should turn a pale-blonde brown colour. Set aside to cool
  • 15ml of vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp of gram flour
2
Skin the salmon, wash under cold water and allow to drain. Pat dry with kitchen paper and cut into large chunks. Sprinkle over the salt and the juice of half a lemon, then gently rub in the ginger-garlic paste. Set aside
  • 1/2 lemon
  • sea salt, finely ground
  • 1 tbsp of ginger-garlic paste
  • 1000g of salmon fillet
3
Wash and chop the spinach, coriander, green chillies, mint leaves and lime leaves. Place the leaves and chilli in a food processor with the remaining oil, turmeric and 3 tablespoons of lemon juice. Blitz into a paste
  • 1 bunch of coriander, leaves only
  • 2 green chillies, deseeded
  • 1/2 bunch of mint, leaves only
  • 2 lime leaves
  • 10ml of vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 3 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 1 handful of spinach
4
Add to a bowl with the roux, cumin and coriander powder. Add the salmon chunks, mix gently and leave to marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes
  • 1 tbsp of ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp of ground coriander
5
Cook in a tandoor, barbecue or grill, starting with a medium heat and increasing the temperature at the end to brown the edges
6
Serve on a bed of sliced red onion, sprinkled with the lemon juice, chaat masala and chilli
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 red onions, finely sliced
  • 2 red chillies, optional