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Shrimp with Pomegranate Tamarind and Date chutney


Ingredients for Pomegranate Tamarind & Date Chutney:
3 tbs of Pomegranate juice
1 tbs of Tamarind Concentrate
3 dried Red Chilies
3 Dates
1 cup of water
¼ Cumin powder

Ingredients for frying shrimp:
1 packet of 12 oz shrimp
Salt to taste
½ Red Chili powder
½ Coriander powder
½ Turmeric powder
1 tbs Ginger paste
4 tbs of Oil to fry

Add the ingredients for Pomegranate Tamarind & Date Chutney and boil till the water is reduced to half.
Once reduced put in a food processor and crush well.
Pour the crushed liquid back in the pot and re-boil till the liquid is reduced to half.


In the meantime marinate the shrimp with red chili powder, coriander, turmeric and 1tbs of ginger paste.
In a non-stick pan add the oil, marinated shrimp, chutney, salt and cook well till chutney is reduced to a paste.


Once the chutney is reduced fry on high heat to get a nice crust.


This can be served with rice, or tacos or any thing you like to eat fried shrimp with ☺


Enjoy 🙂

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Kebab flavored Meatloaf


1-2 pounds Minced chicken
1 cup Bread crumbs
1-1/2 teaspoons Ginger/Garlic paste
1 teaspoon Swad Green Chili paste
1 teaspoon Swad Mint chutney
1 cup of green peas
1 cup chopped spinach
1 bunch of chopped cilantro
1 tablespoon plain yogurt
1 teaspoon Shan Bihari kebab mix
1 teaspoon Shan Chapli kebab mix
Handful of fried onions
Salt as per taste

Mix above ingredients.

Spray the pan with olive oil, place the mixed ingredients in pan and level out the mixture.

Cover with Aluminum foil and bake at 350° for 40 minutes
Remove foil and bake for an additional 20 mins at 350°.

Wait for 10 minutes before slicing to let the meat rest.

Food served with curried couscous and salad with navy beans. Topped the meatloaf off with Maggi Tomato Chili sauce.

Happy Cooking!

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