Traditional Paella

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Traditional Paella


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 50 Min


Serves : 4
  • 3 cups rice (short grains)

  • 1/2 kgs chicken small pcs (skinned)

  • 1/2 kgs prawns (peeled with tails)

  • 1/2 kgs mussels

  • 4 nos tomatoes (chopped)

  • 3 nos onions (chopped)

  • 1/4 cups parsely (chopped)

  • 5 nos garlic cloves (pounded)

  • 1 nos red capsicum (chopped)

  • 5-6 nos few saffron strands (soak in water)

  • 1 nos lemon (juice)

  • 3-4 nos sausages (cut thick slices)

  • 1 cups peas

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1/2 tsp biryani masala

  • 1 pinch salt


  • In a broad pan braise chicken in lil olive oil till nicely browned up, remove on a platter, in same pan saute mussels and sausage slices keep on the chicken platter, then saute prawns n keep aside
  • Add more olive oil n braise onions till pinkish brown color, add capsicum n braise then add tomatoes, biryani masala, paprika, garlic, salt, peas n lemon juice, let tomatoes go soft n blend in well.
  • Now add rice, chicken, mussels and soaked saffron strands mix well then add water let it boil wen olmost done add prawns and sausage slices with parsely and simmer till done
  • Serve with lemon wedges