Vegetable Jambalaya

2 Tbsp vegetable oil or butter 1 medium size onion, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 3 stalks of celery, chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/2 small green chile, chopped 2 large tomatoes 2 bay leaves 1 tsp paprika  1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1/2 tsp dried oregano … More Vegetable Jambalaya