Ingredients:1. 300gms medium sized prawns; deshelled and deveined2. 300gms squid rings3. 4-5 tbsp olive oil4. A generous pinch of saffron strands5. 2 medium onion; finely sliced6. 2 large garlic cloves; finely chopped7. 2 tbsp flat leaf parsley; finely chopped8. 2 dry bay leaf9. 1 large ripe red tomato; chopped10. 3-4 tbsp tomato paste11. 1 tbsp mixed peppercorns; crushed (use black if mixed not available)12. 1 tbsp red chilli flakes; crushed13. Salt, to season14. Parsley leaves; for garnishMethod:• Soak the saffron strands in ½ cup warm water for at least 15 minutes.• Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a deep pan and add the sliced onions. Sauté for a minute or two and then add the garlic; continue to sauté till the onions are softened.• Then add the bay leaf and chopped parsley; sauté for another minute on low heat.• Next add the chopped tomatoes and cook on medium to high heat for about a minute; then add the tomato paste, mix well to combine and cook on low heat till the whole mixture comes together to a mushy consistency.
• Remove and keep aside.• In the same pan, heat 2-3 tbsp olive oil and add the squid rings. Cook for a minute on high heat and then add the prawns. Continue to cook on high for another minute.• Season with salt and add the pepper and chilli flakes.• Next add the tomato mixture along with the soaked saffron (with water); mix well to combine.• Add enough water for a thick stew; cook covered on low heat till the seafood is done (doesn’t take too long as seafood cooks fast).• Garnish with parsley leaves.• Serve warm with jasmine rice or with bread; a salad on the side would complete the dish.100+ varieties of seafood | Customised cuts | Chemical-free | Supreme quality. Supreme Seafood Home Delivery in chennai