Masala pasta – Vegetable pasta in Indian style

masala pasta

Recipe by: Josna Ajai

Ingredients

1.fusli /any kind of pasta-1 1/2 cup
2.Boiled sweet corn -3 tsp
3.Boiled green peas -3 tsp
4.Chopped carrots -4 tsp
5.Chopped capsicum -4 tsp
6.Chopped onion -1 nos(small).
7.Chopped ginger -1 tsp
8.Chopped garlic -1 tsp
9.Tomato puree -1 cup
10.Tomato ketchup -1 tbspn
11.Red chilli powder -1 tsp
12.Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
13.Garam masala -1/2 tsp
14.Oregano -1/4 tsp(optional).
15.Salt to taste
16.Olive oil
17.Grated cheesse (optional)


Preparation

How to cook pasta

  • Boil the water in a large pot and put enough salt to water.
  • Add few drops of olive oil to water it helps pasta to won’t get stick together.
  • Add pasta to the boiing water and make a gentle stir.
  • Just Stir pasta interval of times.
  • Once pasta get cooked , strain from water .The pasta should be Al Dante it means pasta should have little more bite to it
  • Sprinkle little olive oil and mix the pasta gently . Keep it aside .


Cooking of masala pasta

  • Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a pan
  • add chopped ginger and garlic and saute it
  • add onion and saute til it soften.
  • Add tomato puree and 3-4 minutes cook it till tomto raw taste goes out.
  • Then add all the masalas,saute till all the spices fully cooked. Followed by add tomato ketchup ,salt and oragneo . saute it for while.
  • Now add all veggies saute it for 1 min.
  • Add 1/4 cup of hot water and cook it for 1 minute.
  • Add pasta and mix it with the veggies.Cook it for 2-3 minutes in medium flame.Add salt if required. Sauce should be nicely caughted with pasta.
  • finely finsh pasta with some grated Parmesan cheese and serve it hot



About the author
Basically I'm a chef, started carrier in hotel industry . I have passion for food and cooking from childhood onwards.. that.habit make me to be a chef. I like to experimentry something new every now and then and what what better way trying new recipes.Iam also passionate that everyone should know how to cook well .same time pass that love and passion to the people.

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