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Geera Shrimp

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Seafood
Cuisine: East Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Felix


  • 2 lbs shrimp
  • 1 small onion
  • 4 clove of garlic
  • 2 pimento peppers
  • 7 leaves Chadon beni
  • 4 big leaf thyme
  • ½ lime
  • 2 tbsp. geera cumin
  • ½ tbsp. masala
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Black pepper
  • Salt to taste


  • Clean the shrimp and cut in three. Wash out and squeeze dry then squeeze the ½ lime.
  • Mince seasoning together and add to shrimp. Add salt, black pepper and geera powder (Cumin)
  • Mix and leave for 10 minutes to marinate. Heat the oil over medium heat.Add chopped hot pepper and 1 tbsp geera powder. Fry for 1 minute.
  • Stir while the pepper is frying.Add shrimp and stir, then cover the pot for two minutes. Raise fire and stir until all the water evaporates. Let cool for 2 minutes then serve.