Classic Seafood Paella

A classic Italian dish cooked with prawns, clams and small fish. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Classic Seafood Paella
Main Ingredients Prawns, Tomato
Cuisine Spanish
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Classic Seafood Paella

  • 200 grams Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) shelled with tails and head intac
  • 100 grams Tomato
  • 1 1/2 cups Small fish
  • 3-4 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 12 Garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 medium Onion roughly chopped
  • 1 Red bell pepper cut into long strips
  • 1 Yellow bell pepper cut into long strips
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 cup Frozen green peas soaked
  • to taste Sugar
  • 4 medium Tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 1 cup Fish stock
  • a few strands Saffron (kesar) dissolved in two tablespoons of milk
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli flakes
  • 3-4 teaspoons Extra virgin olive oil
  • 10-12 Fresh basil leaves


  1. Heat olive oil in a pan. Add garlic and sauté. Add onions and sauté till translucent.
  2. Add red and yellow bell pepper and sauté. Add crushed black peppercorns and mix.
  3. Add prawns, clams, small fish and sauté. Cover and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add salt, sugar and tomatoes and mix well. Add rice and mix well.
  5. Add fish stock, saffron dissolved in milk and chilli flakes and mix well.
  6. Add 2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil. Chop basil leaves and add to the paella pan.
  7. Add green peas and mix well. Cover and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle some extra virgin olive oil. Transfer in a serving plate.
  9. Sprinkle some more extra virgin olive oil and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2120
Carbohydrates 303.9
Protein 105.5
Fat 51.7
Other Fiber Iron-17.7mg