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citrus Paella

Anupama kamra
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT citrus Paella RECIPE

Fantastic citrus version of Spanish national dish

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Kitty Parties
  • Spanish
  • Pan fry
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1/2 cup basmati rice
  2. 1 Maggi seasoning cube
  3. 2 cup water
  4. 1 cup fresh orange juice
  5. 1 large pinch of saffron
  6. 1/2 tsp orange zest
  7. orange segments as required
  8. 1 tbsp olive oil
  9. 1/4 cup finally chopped onion
  10. 1/4 cup chopped celery
  11. 1/4 cup yellow corn kernels
  12. 1/2 cup blanched broccoli florets
  13. 1 tbsp boiled green peas
  14. 1/4 cup red bell pepper
  15. 1 tsp chilli flakes
  16. salt to taste


  1. wash and soak rice for 15 minutes, drain and keep aside
  2. In a pan heat olive oil and heat onions till pink
  3. Add bell peppers and celery and sauté for 2 minutes
  4. Add rice, water, saffron, seasoning cube, chilli flakes and salt
  5. Let it simmer on medium heat uncovered till the rice is half cooked
  6. Then add orange juice and orange zest
  7. Cover the pan and cook for 5 minutes
  8. Add corn, peas and broccoli
  9. Mix gently and evenly spread out veggies across the pan
  10. Arrange the orange segments on the rice
  11. cover and cook on a gentle flame for 5 minutes until the rice is al dente
  12. serve hot

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Apr-09-2018

I will surely try this.

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