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Balti Masala Jhinga

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium, sliced
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm), minced
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 2 Teaspoon, pounded
  Coriander seeds 2 Teaspoon, pounded
  Green chili pepper 1 Small, seeded and minced
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 , seeded, cut into thin strips
  Green bell pepper To Taste, seeded and cut into thin strips
  Raw shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Heat the oil and butter in a frying pan or wok over medium heat.
Add the onions and garlic, and saute until translucent.
Add the tomato paste and all the spices, and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes.
Stir in the peppers and saute for a minute longer.
Add the shrimp and stir-fry for 4-5 minutes or until the shrimp have turned pink and are cooked through.
Do not overcook.
Add salt to taste and remove from the heat.
Serve as an appetizer or as a main course with a legume dish, a side dish of vegetables, and paratha.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 239 Calories from Fat 88

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.3%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g11.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 177.7 mg59.2%

Sodium 269.2 mg11.2%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.3%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 25 g50.2%

Vitamin A 14.4% Vitamin C 42.9%

Calcium 12.3% Iron 25.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Balti Masala Jhinga Recipe