Baked Salmon With Indian Spices


1/2 kg boneless salmon fillet, cut into pieces
2 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp fennel powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp garlic, finely chopped
2-4 tbsp melted butter / olive oil
2 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste


  1. Wash the fish fillets and allow it to drain and then pat dry using a paper towel.
  2. In a bowl, add chilli powder, pepper powder, turmeric powder, fennel powder, cumin powder, garlic, lemon juice and salt and make a paste by adding 2-3 tbsp of water. Keep it aside.
  3. Now brush half of the olive oil/ melted butter on the fish fillet and let it sit for about a minute.
  4. Then apply the marinade evenly on the fish fillets and refrigerate it for about 15-20 minutes.
  5. Preheat the oven to 200 degree celcius and line the baking tray with aluminium foil. Remove any excess marinade from the fish fillets and place them in the baking tray.
  6. Bake it in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes in the middle rack.
  7. Finally apply the rest of the oil/ butter on the fish fillets and grill it for another 1-2 minutes. 
  8. Serve with some steamed vegetables and salad leaves…

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