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

Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Mixed Paella Recipe - How to make Mixed Paella

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

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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