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“Recipe is from the Celebrate Chicago cookbook, Junior League of Chicago. Love the aroma and flavor of garam masala - this sounds like a great grilling recipe. Prep time does not include marinating time in refrigerator.”

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  1. Cook cumin seeds in a small skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until seeds are lightly toasted; remove from heat, and let cool. Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired. Cut a slit almost through back of each shrimp. Place shrimp in a large heavy duty, zip-top plastic bag. Combine cumin seeds, chilies, yogurt, lemon juice, red pepper, salt, pepper, garam masala and garlic; pour over shrimp. Seal bag securely, and shake until shrimp are well coated. Marinate in refrigerator 4 hours, turning bag occasionally.
  2. Remove shrimp from marinade, discarding marinade. Thread shrimp onto 16 (12-inch) skewers. Grill, covered, over medium-hot coals (350-400 degrees) 2 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Serve immediately over rice.

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