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May 8, 2014

INDIAN STYLE MASALA PENNE PASTA RECIPE (VEGETARIAN)-EASY PASTA RECIPES

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Masala pasta recipe

This is my first post on pasta recipes.I really wonder why i din’t try a pasta recipe so far Thinking smile.Actually i wanted to start with pasta with white sauce or red sauce but my friend Shalini suggested me to try our Indian style,easy pasta recipe with full of masala flavours.This recipe is very similar to Penne Arrabiata .As kids love pasta very much,I tried this recipe for Raksha’s breakfast.We too tasted some.It was very nice,flavourful and tasty.So,my first attempt in making a pasta recipe was a great success.I felt very happy and i wanted to share this recipe with u all.U can make many variations in this recipe and prepare it more healthy & colorful by adding vegetables.Friends,if u are bored of making cheesy pasta recipes,try this low calorie,easy peasy pasta recipe with Indian masala.U will love itThumbs up.

Masala pasta recipe

Indian style masala pasta recipe


Indian style masala pasta recipe Easy,Indian style masala pasta recipe for breakfast/Dinner - Tastes great !
 
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Pasta recipes
Serves: Serves 3
Prep time: 15 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 25 Minutes
 


INGREDIENTS
To cook pasta
  • Penne pasta - 2 cups
  • Salt - as needed
  • Water - 6 cups
  • Cooking oil - few drops
For the masala
  • To temper
  • Cooking oil+ghee - 1.5 tbsp +1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Chana dal - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Big onion - 2 nos
  • Tomato - 1 no (if very big or 2 nos)
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Ginger-Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder or sambar powder - 3/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
  • Kasuri methi - 2 pinches
  • Coriander leaves - to garnish
METHOD

  • How to cook pasta : Take 6 cups of water in a bowl.Add some salt and few drops of cooking oil.When the water comes to boil,add 2 cups of pasta.Mix well using a fork like ladle and cook for 10-12 minutes in medium flame.It should be soft but firm without losing its shape.Switch off the flame and transfer the pasta to a colander.Discard the excess water.Show the pasta under running water to make it firm.Set aside.

How to cook pasta

How to cook pasta

  • Heat oil+ghee in a kadai.Splutter mustard seeds.Add urad dal,chana dal,g&g paste and saute for few seconds till its raw smell emanates.Now add big onions and saute till transparent.

Masala pasta recipe step3

  • Then add tomatoes.Saute till mushy.Add all the powders and mix well for few minutes.Add 2 pinches of kasuri methi and let mixture boil for a minute in low flame.

Masala pasta recipe step4

  • Lastly add the cooked pasta,toss well and switch off the flame.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.

Masala pasta recipe step5

Indian style masala pasta is ready !

 


Note

  • For variations,add sambar powder in place of red chilli powder.
  • Use pav bhaji masala powder or biryani masala powder in place of garam masala powder.But adjust the spice level as per ur taste.
  • U can also add few mint leaves while sauting onions.It gives a nice flavor.

 


Masala penne pasta recipe

  Masala pasta and Horlicks – My daughter Raksha’s breakfast Smile

Masala penne pasta recipe



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20 comments :

  1. even i did the same , as pasta is not our cup of tea. i started with indian version , now i can say i like 4 to 5 varieties of pasta. U should try with white sauce , quite addictive.

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    1. Yes Aparna,have to try with white sauce soon :)

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  2. i love pasta..Indian style pasta is always addictive...

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  3. wow.................its picture perfect and tempting to have some............

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  4. looks very tempting!! love the title "Indian Style"

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  5. I love this version my mum makes it as after school snack.. tempting pasta

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  6. something similar to this was our go to supper in collage days. looks wonderful.

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  7. Who will say no to this irresistible dish, definitely not me..

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  8. I too first tried indian style pasta on my friends house .From there on there is no going back .Love pastas

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  9. Pastas are favorite with my kids...Love this Indian version

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  10. Both Pasta and Picture are perfect dear!!! Love the indianised version

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  11. Perfect pasta...love all Indian style pasta...lovely click

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  12. Love the indian touch...... Looks delicious!

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  13. Even I too prepare indian style.Adding our spices to pasta gives nice taste.

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  14. yummy pasta,looks very tempting :)

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