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Shrimp pulao

This is a simple Shrimp Pulao that Mummy makes on special occassions, I have seen many complicated shrimp pulaos but personally I like this the best. It is easy and is a great way to please family!IngredientsMarinade1 cup shrimp, peeled, deveined (16 - 20 count)6 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 large egg, beaten1 cup white basmati rice, rinsed 3 times in cold running water, drained1 cup red onions, thinly sliced3 tablespoons ghee / unsalted butter6 cloves1 tablespoon coriander powder1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder2 bay leaves, dried1 large potato, cut in wedgesSalt to tasteInstructionsIn a mixing bowl, mix in the marinade ingredients and set aside.Heat ghee over medium heat in a wide bottom pot, preferably 4 - 5 qt pot....

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Dried shrimp

Ingredients3 cups dried shrimp, very small shrimp1 large red onion, finely chopped4 tablespoons oil1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder1 tablespoon coriander powder1 teaspoon cumin powder1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder OR less if you like it less hot1 tablespoon lemon juice2 tablespoons chopped cilantroInstructionsDry saute dried shrimp in a wide pan, until it gets more dry. This will take about 5 minutes on medium heat, stirring every minute. Set aside and when it cools down a bit, using your fingers, crush the dried shrimp, as much as you can. Set aside.Heat oil in the same pan, and when the oil is hot, saute onions for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Stir every minute.Add all the powdered spices and saute for a minute. Add...

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