Friday, 6 August 2010

Machi ja Bhajia / Coriander Salmon Cakes (Baked)

Machi ja bhajia is an East African Ismail dish.


Ingredients
1 lb Salmon fillet; skinned
12 oz (3 medium) potatoes; peeled and halved
3 cloves garlic; minced
1 1/2 inch ginger; grated
2 green chillies; minced
2 tablespoon chopped coriander
1/2 lemon; juiced
salt to taste
Oil Spray or a litte oil and brush
1 egg
1 cup bread crumbs




Method
1. Steam or poach the salmon, place in a large bowl and flake
2. Boil the potatoes, mash and add to the salmon
3. put aside
3. Pre-heat the oven at 200 Centigrade
4. Add the garlic, ginger, chillies, coriander, lemon juice and salt to the fish / potato mix
5. Mix everything, let the mixture cool a little.
6. Make a lemon size ball with the fish mixture, flatten and place on a ungreased tray, make them all
7. Grease another tray with oil spray or oil and brush.
8. Beat the eggs, and place the bread crumbs in a saucer or small plate
9. Dip the fish cake in the egg, and then into the bread crumbs so that they are completely coated, place on the greased tray
10. Repeat until all are done. (I made 10)
11. Place in the oven and bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until brown.




Serve with home made tomato chutney (recipe soon)
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9 comments:

meeso said...

Yummy... Salmon is so good!

aipi said...

that looks awesome..must b a delightful treat 4 fish lovers..

Saju said...

Thanks Meeso and Aipi.

Sharmi said...

looks like a veg Tiki:) After long time here. nice to visit!

Saju said...

Hi Sharmi, nice to see you again. I do visit your blog now and again. Love it.
Yes the fish cakes do look a bit like veg tiki, probably because of the potato.

Pravs said...

So tempting fish cake. Thanks for visiting my blog and i should say you have a wonderful blog here.

Shelina Ishani said...

An excellent blog!!! I am an Ismaili and am always looking for great recipes. For more recipes and healthy lifestyle tips make sure to visit my blog at http://www.coolmamablog.com

shelina Ishani

Zaira said...

Can I use canned salmon instead for this recipe? If so, how much do I need to use?

Saju said...

two 200 gm cans, drained.

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