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Shrimp Pilau With Yogurt

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Ingredients
  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Onions 2 Cup (32 tbs), finely chopped
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Yoghurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raw shrimp 2 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs), blanched, ground
  Ground coriander 2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 300° F.

MAKING
2) In a pan, cook the rice in 4 cups salted water for 12 minutes; drain and reserve 3/4 cup water.
3) In a mixing bowl, toss the onions, salt, pepper, yoghurt, and shrimp together.
4) In a skillet, saute the mixture in the butter over a high heat for 2 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally.
5) Stir in the almonds, coriander and reserved rice water, cook covered for 2 minutes.
6) In a buttered casserole, spread half the rice and spoon the shrimp in the center, reserve the sauce.
7) Cover with rest of the rice, pour over the sauce and sprinkle with the cinnamon.
8) Cover and bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.

SERVING
9) Serve immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Rice, Shrimp
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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