Shrimp Masala Recipe

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Shrimp Masala

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 to 3 slivers cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped tomato
  • 4 to 5 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper and cumin powder
  • 1 pound fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilanto

Directions

  1. Place oil in an iron skillet over medium heat. When oil is hot, but not smoking, add cinnamon stick, and cumin. Stir- fry until spices are golden brown.
  2. Add onion, tomato, garlic, and ginger. Stir-fry for a few minutes.
  3. Stir in turmeric powder, and curry powder.
  4. Add tomato sauce, cayenne powder, salt, and black pepper and cumin powder. Blend the seasonings well and simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Add shrimp and cook with the seasonings. Cook until shrimp turns pink.
  6. Garnish with cilantro.

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