Sambar Crusted Salmon
You will no longer consider it odd to mix both Sambar masala and Salmon after one mouthful of this Spiced Crusted Salmon as demonstrated by Chef Maria Goretti. Also, it has a lot of spices infused in it.
Sambar Crusted Salmon Recipe by Chef Maria Goretti

- 1

Cooking Time

-10 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • FOR Salmon
  • 100 gm panko crumbs
  • 1 tbsp sambar masala
  • salt
  • 20 gm parmesan cheese
  • 30 gm chopped spring onions
  • 1-2 fresh oregano spring
  • 1-2 fresh thyme spring
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 50 gm melted butter
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 100 gm salmon fillet
  • 1 tbsp mustard paste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • .;
  • FOR Pulav
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp carom seeds
  • 25 gm blanched cauliflower florets
  • 100 gm boiled rice
  • 20 beetroot cubes
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • .;
  • FOR Garnish
  • salmon skin
  • chopped spring onions


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Sambar crusted salmon: In a bowl add panko crumbs, sambar masala, salt, parmesan cheese, chopped spring onions.
  2. 2

    Add oregano, thyme sprigs, lemon zest, melted butter and mix it well.
  3. 3

    In a pan heat the oil and butter.
  4. 4

    Add salmon fillet and fry it.
  5. 5

    For the crust, on the salmon add mustard paste.
  6. 6

    Place the fish in a baking tray.
  7. 7

    Add crust, olive oil and bake it in a preheated oven at 220' C for 20 - 25 minutes.
  8. 8

    In a heated pan add olive oil, carom seeds and saute blanched cauliflower florets.
  9. 9

    Add salt and toss it.
  10. 10

    Add boiled rice, diced beetroot, lemon juice.
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Maria Goretti


Maria Goretti dons many hats – TV anchor, model, dancer, chef and an award-winning author. She kickstarted her career as a VJ and toured with musicians around the world, while audiences came to love her as a warm and friendly face on TV. In 2011, she pursued her passion for baking and cleared a Cordon Bleu certificate course in food and baking at the Tante Marie School of Cookery, UK, run by Gordon Ramsay, with top honours. Soon after, she dabbled with writing and published a cookbook ‘From My Kitchen To Yours’ that was recognised as the best television chef book in English by a popular chef at the Gourmand World Cookbook in 2017. With television being one of her foremost passions, she has hosted several food shows that explore the intricacies of cooking. On Living Foodz, Maria’s show ‘I Love Cooking’ garnered high praise, and more recently ‘I Want To Bake Free’ is dedicated to those who love breads, cakes, cookies, savouries and everything else in the universe of baking.

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