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Mixed Paella

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A perfectly ethnic Spanish rice and seafood mix.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings :

Mixed Paella

Main Ingredients

Short grain rice, Tomatoes

Cuisine

Other

Course

Rice

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Short grain rice soaked
    1/2 cup
  • Tomatoes chopped
    2 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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