Mixed Paella Recipe - A perfectly ethnic Spanish rice and seafood mix.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Short grain rice, Tomatoes

Cuisine : Other

Course : Rice

Mixed Paella

Mixed Paella Recipe - How to make Mixed Paella


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Short grain rice soaked1/2 cup

  • Tomatoes chopped2 medium

  • Red capsicum cut into thin strips 1 small

  • Green capsicum cut into thin strips 1 medium

  • Chicken 1 inch pieces on the bone 200 grams

  • Squids cut into rings 6-8

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) 20-25 medium

  • Clams 10-12

  • Green peas blanched 1/4 cup

  • Olive oil 1/2 cup

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Garlic sliced 3 cloves

  • Paella masala 2 tablespoons

  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands

  • Chicken stock 3 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Stock cubes 2

  • For garnishing

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) boiled 5-6

  • Clams boiled 5-6

  • Lemons cut into wedges 2


Step 1

Drain the soaked rice and set aside. Peel half the prawns and keep the rest with their heads. Heat olive oil in a paella dish. Add bay leaf, onion and garlic and sauté till translucent.

Step 2

Add tomatoes, red capsicum, green capsicum and mix. Add chicken pieces, squid rings, prawns with heads, mussels or clams and mix well.

Step 3

Add paella masala, saffron and mix. Add stock, salt and rice and mix again. Add stock cubes, peeled prawns and green peas and cook till rice is done.

Step 4

Garnish with boiled prawns (with heads), clams and serve hot with lemon wedges.

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