Pasta with Punjabi Tadka

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Pasta is a family-friendly meal and can be relished as a breakfast, lunch or even as a tasty dinner. This Indian style recipe is prepared with a dash of Punjabi masala which will add a tasty twist to this savoury pasta. If you are wondering about how to make this Punjabi style pasta, read on..... 

Let's check out how to make this delicious pasta. Spiral pasta is used for this recipe, you can also use any pasta of your choice like macaroni or penne. The blend of flavoured spices gives away an irresistible aroma, which will tempt us to taste it right away! 

The mix of tomato puree and chilli paste adds extra spiciness to the dish. Follow this easy recipe guide to know how to make this lovely pasta.

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  • 250 g - pasta
  • 1 cup - tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup - onion -garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - green chilly paste
  • 1/2 cup - peas
  • spices to be mixed together
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - red chili powder
  • 1 tsp - oregano
  • 1 tsp - pepper corn powder
  • 2 tbsp - olive oil

How to Make Pasta with Punjabi Tadka

  • Boil plenty of water in a vessel, add pasta and 1/2 tsp oil.
  • Cook till pasta becomes a little tender.
  • Drain excess water in a colander ( keep 2 tbsp of this water or further use).
  • Heat olive oil in a pan, add onion- garlic paste.
  • Saute for 5 minutes till brownish in color.
  • Add peas and spices which were mixed together.
  • Add tomato puree and chilly paste.
  • Saute and cook till oil comes out from edges.
  • Add pasta and 2 tbsp of pasta water.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Mix well and transfer to serving plate.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Cooking With Sapana