Indian Style Salmon Cakes

Indian Style Salmon Cakes

Shivangi Rao
By Shivangi Rao
Course Appetizer, Entrees, Meat Dishes


  • 2 cans 6 oz. wild caught salmon 12 oz total
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves grated
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/3 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt or more to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Ghee or coconut oil to pan fry
  • Avocado chutney or cumin garlic yogurt sauce to serve with the patties! Use avocado chutney if Whole30; omit yogurt sauce.

Ingredients for Cumin Garlic Yogurt Sauce

  • 2 cups Straus European style full fat yogurt or beaten full fat yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1/2 tsp roasted cumin
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice


Instructions for patties

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix until well combined.
  • Place a frying pan on medium heat and add a couple tbsp of oil in the pan.
  • Use clean hands to form evenly sized patties (about 2 inches in diameter). Fry on each side until golden brown.
  • Serve immediately with creamy cilantro chutney or cumin garlic yogurt sauce, fresh chopped cilantro and fresh lemon wedges! Enjoy!

Instructions for Cumin Garlic Yogurt Sauce

  • Combine all ingredients listed in a bowl and mix well until smooth.

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