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Salmon and Peas in Yogurt Gravy

Salmon and Peas curry

Salmon and Peas mixed in a yogurt gravy…

I’m glad that Summer is still active, had a relaxing short vacation at Tobermory last weekend. And we are having a long weekend. I couldn’t be any happier.

I’d made this Salmon and Peas a few weeks ago and had been thinking of posting the recipe. So here you go…

salmon and peas in yogurt gravy

Salmon and Peas in Yogurt Gravy
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4 People
For marination
  • Salmon- 5 round slices (use any kind of fish)
  • Chili powder- 1½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala- ¾ tsp
  • Salt- a few pinches
For panfrying Salmon
  • Oil- 4 tbsp
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Whole Cardamom- 2
For making Gravy
  • Onion, chopped- 1
  • Peas- 1 cup
  • Tomatoes, chopped- 2
  • Chili powder- ¾ tsp
  • Ground cumin- ½ tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Cilantro, chopped- 2 handfuls
  • Beaten yogurt- ¾ cup
  1. In a bowl, spread all the spice powder mentioned 'for marination' over the salmon and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Place a non-stick pan over medium heat, add 4 tbsp oil.
  3. Add bay leaves and whole cardamom.
  4. Place the marinated Salmon over the oil and pan fry till fish has cooked well and both sides have turned golden brown.
  5. Keep aside the pan fried salmon.
  6. In the same pan used for pan frying, add onion, saute till translucent.
  7. Add peas and tomatoes, cook covered till peas are cooked and tomatoes slightly mashed.
  8. Add chili powder, ground cumin and salt, combine well and cook for a couple of minutes.
  9. Add the pan fried salmon, gently combine to the peas masala.
  10. Add the beaten yogurt, combine well and cook for 2 minutes. (Make sure to beat the yogurt well using a whisk before adding to the pan).
  11. Taste and add more salt if needed.
  12. Finally, garnish with chopped cilantro.
  13. Remove the pan from the heat and keep covered for a few minutes.
  14. Serve with rice or roti.




Thas is the author of Cooking with Thas, a popular food blog with recipes from Indian, American and Fusion Cuisines. She has been blogging since 2009 and been featured in several magazines. Read more...