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Monday, April 12, 2010

Nancy's Paella

1 tbsp olive oil (or any preferred like butter or corn oil)
2 medium onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 meduim leeks, thinly sliced
1 meduim eggplant, chopped
1 green sweet pepper, deseeded and sliced
50 gm green pea, frozen or fresh (you use also green beans)
325 gm basmati rice
Heat the oil in a heavy botomed pan .

Add all of the ingredients, except the tomato, and rice saute for few minutes more, stirring well.

Lower the heat and add the rice. Stir again, then add the tomato, stock, saffaron and seasonings.
Bring to boil, then reduce the heat and simmer until the rice is tender. Add extra stock if necessary.

Whn cooking with fish/shrimp (tiger prawn is and excellent option). Fry them before the vegetables remove it and set aside.
When serving decorate the dish with the Prawns.
Hope you like the recipe... START COOKING!!!!
You can cook it as vegetarian dish with out any fish or meat!!

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