Celebration of Spanish soccer team’s victory over Germany in 2010 World cup soccer semi-finals with vegetarian paella. Spain will play for the World Cup title for the very first time against Netherlands. My hubby is a crazy soccer fan, he is going to watch the final I will also give him company. Yesterday I made Paella while watching the game. Traditionally paella consists of seafood or meat, and originated in Valencia on the east coast of Spain in mid 19th century you can read more from here.
What you need
Onions: ( chopped)
Carrots: ½ cup
Red bell pepper: 1cup ( Seeded, chopped )
Green Bell pepper : 1 cup ( seeded, chopped)
Yard beans: ½ cup ( chopped)
Frozen green peas: 1/3 cup
Green onion: 3 nos
Snow peas : 25 nos
Tomato: 3 no( Peeled, seeded and chopped )
Garlic: 2 cloves (minced)
Cumin powder: ½ teaspoon ( Not in authentic version)
Chili powder: ½ teaspoon ( Use Spanish bitter sweet paprika (Pimentón de la Vera) for authentic taste)
Pepper powder: 1 teaspoon
Salt : 2 teaspoon
Rice: 1 ½ cup ( I used Par boiled rice, use Bomba or Calaspara rice for authentic)
Water: 5 cups( use vegetable stock if you have)
Olive oil : 2 tablespoon
Saffron: 10 strands
Parsely: 2 tablespoon
How I made
While rice is cooking preheat oven to 350 degree Farenheit.
This is Swathi ( Ambujom Saraswathy) from Zesty South Indian Kitchen who loves to explore cuisines from all over the world. Whenever possible I try to to give an Indian touch to several of the world cuisine, and has weakness for freshly baked bread. All the recipes you see here are created by me and approved after taste-test by my family.