Curried Shrimp Couscous

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Ingredients:
½ a pound of shrimp
1-cup of uncooked couscous
1-cup baby spinach
3 carrots cut-up
1 green chili – diced
1 capsicum (green peppers) – diced
¼ a chopped onion
1 tomato
3-4 curry leaves
¼ tsp mustard seeds
¼ tsp cumin seeds
½ tsp red chili powder
½ tsp curry powder
¼ tsp cumin powder
¼ tsp coriander powder
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
Salt to taste
1 tbs lemon juice
1 tbs white vinegar

Method:
Heat two tablespoons of oil.
Add the mustard and cumin seeds and let it sputter.
Add the curry leaves.
Add the chopped onions and tomato together and fry till the tomatoes are soft.
Add the ginger and garlic paste and fry till the raw smell disappears.
Add the shrimp and cook for a few minutes.
Add the spices (cumin, coriander, turmeric, red chili and curry powder)
Add a tbs or 2 of water if needed.

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Add the vegetables and mix well.
Add the lemon juice and vinegar and cook for a couple more minutes.

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Add 1-1/2 cups of water and salt and bring the water to a boil.
Add the couscous to the boiling water.
Mix well and remove from heat, set aside covered for 5 minutes.
Gently fluff the couscous when ready.

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Serve Hot!

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