21 April, 2011

Masala Pasta/Indian Style Pasta

Pasta, we can cook it in many ways.This's Asian/Indian style Pasta dish.Very simple & fulfilling dish.I used Shell Pasta.U can use any type as u like.U can add some striped Vegetables.(Carrot(R)Beans)

How to cook Pasta:
For 1 cup pasta bring 3 cups of water to boil.Add the dried pasta in to boiling water,close the lid and cook it it gets soft and double in size.Once it cooked,drain all water and wash in cold water to avoid stickiness.

  1. Pasta-2 cups (Cooked)
  2. Onion-1 small (striped)
  3. Tomato-1 medium (Chopped)
  4. Capsicum-1 (striped)
  5. Green chilly-2 (R)3
  6. Ginger Garlic Paste-1 table spoon
  7. Curry leaves/Cilantro
  8. Red chilly powder(Optional)
  9. Garam Masala-1 teaspoon
  10. Coriander Powder-1 tablespoon
  11. Mustard/Jeera
  1. Heat oil in pan,splutter Mustard,Jeera & curry leaves.
  2. Now add ginger garlic and fry.
  3. Add Onion,Capsicum ,Fry well.
  4. Then Add tomato,fry for a min.Allow to get mushy,here add all dry powders.(Chilly powder,Garam masala,coriander powder)
  5. Give a mix ,add little water in to kadai & bring to boil for 2 min in low flame.
  6. Once  all water evaporates add all cooked and Drained Pasta in it,mix well.
  7. Finally add cilantro & mix well.
  8. That's it,simple Masala pasta is ready to have.
  9. Serve with Tomato ketchup.
Note: Don't fry onion and Capsicum More.Have maintain Crispness.I used Red Onions.


  1. Indian style recipe...wow...definitely a tasty one ...mine is also bit similar to u..

  2. I also like my pasta this way. Looks so great..would love to grab that plate,

  3. Wow i got another version for trying pasta. Love that dear.

  4. I love pasta cooked with desi spices- i can finish the whole platter in one go :)
    US Masala

  5. First time here....
    pasta looks delicious..
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  6. Aipi & Aruna thank u soo much..for lovely comments in my space... :) am really happy..to follow u..

  7. So delicious and yummy masala pasta,nice preparation.

  8. Hi, first time here and I am treated with this lovely dish... all your recipes have an authentic touch.. namma ooru saapadu..super... glad to follow u:)


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