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Tandoori salmon pilaf

This tandoori salmon pilaf is a healthy and delicious Indian inspired family meal. The fragrant spices of the tandoori are perfectly balanced alongside the fresh and creamy raita.
Tandoori salmon with pilaf and raita




1.Place salmon in non-metallic dish; pour combined paste, yogurt and juice over fish. If time permits, cover and refrigerate 2 hours.
2.Meanwhile, preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced.
3.Heat oil in flameproof baking dish; cook onion, garlic and spices, stirring over heat, until onion softens. Add rice; stir until coated with oil. Stir in stock and rind; bring to the boil. Remove from heat, cover tightly with lid or foil; roast in oven 15 minutes.
4.Uncover rice, top with salmon; roast further 8 minutes or until salmon is cooked as desired.
5.Meanwhile, to make the riata, halve the cucumber lengthways; remove and discard seeds. Chop cucumber finely; combine with mint and yogurt in small bowl
6. Serve salmon with rice and raita; sprinkle with coriander, if desired.

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