Showing posts with label Pasta Recipe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pasta Recipe. Show all posts

Conchigliette Pomodoro

Italian Cuisine:

Conchiglitte means small shell pasta. Pomodoro means tomato. And this mouth watering dish is an Italian recipe. Kids always love pasta and instead of the regular masala pasta we make, here is a twist to the pasta flavor with healthy vegetables. You can add vegetables of your choice and serve.

Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time: 30 min

Serves: 1
  1. Conchiglitte / Small shell pasta - 1 cup
  2. Tomato - 2 medium sized - finely chopped
  3. Carrot - ¼ cup - grated
  4. Broccoli - ¼ cup - cut to small size
  5. Spinach - ¼ cup - finely chopped
  6. (peas, corn can also be added)
  7. Garlic - 3 pieces - finely chopped
  8. Pepper powder - 3 tsp
  9. Lime juice - 2 tsp
  10. Spring onion - 1 tbsp - cut into pieces
  11. Cheese - ¼ cup - grated
  12. Olive oil - 2 tbsp
  13. Salt to taste


1.  In a large pan, heat olive oil. Add garlic and saute for few sec, As nice aroma comes out add paste. Garlic should not turn brown. Saute pasta for 2 min.
2.  To this add vegetables of your choice. I added carrot, broccoli, spinach, spring onion. Give a good stir. 
3.  Then add tomatoes and mix well. Add salt and pepper. Before tomato becomes mushy add 3 cups of water and bring it to boil. You can add vegetable broth instead of water.
4.  Reduce to medium flame and close the lid. Allow it to cook for 15 min. Water will be completely absorbed and pasta should be cooked well. At this stage add lemon juice and give a good stir. Finally garnish with cheese. Serve hot.

Creamy Tomato Pasta

Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 25 min
Serves: 2


  1. Pasta - 1 cup
  2. Onion - ½ cup - 1 medium sized - finely chopped
  3. Tomato - ½ cup - 2 medium sized - finely chopped
  4. Green Chili - 1 - finely chopped
  5. Cream - ½ cup
  6. Cheese - ¼ cup
  7. Butter - 1 tbsp


1.  Heat a pan with 3 cups of water. Bring it to boil and add the pasta. Keep in medium flame for 15-20 min or until pasta is cooked completely.
2.  Pasta gets doubled in size. Drain excess water and set aside.
3.  Again heat the pan, add butter. As butter melts, add onion and saute for 3 min. Onion becomes translucent. To this add cheese. Stir as it melts.
4.  Add cream. then add tomato and green chili. Mix well and bring it to boil. Reduce to low flame.
5. Finally add the cooked pasta and stir slowly. Keep in low flame for 3 min.
Creamy Tomato Pasta with Italian taste is ready to serve with salt and pepper....!!

Masala Pasta

Easy and spicy pasta recipe


  • Pasta - 2 cup 
  • Onion - 2 medium sized - finely chopped
  • Tomato - 2 medium sized - finely chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste - ½ tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
  • Green chili sauce - ½ tbsp 
  • Chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder - ½ tsp (optional)
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste


1. Place a vessel with water in the stove and bring it to boil. Add pasta to the boiling water and keep in low flame for 10 min or until pasta gets cooked well. Usually it becomes doubled in size. Once its cooked, drain out the excess water, rinse with cold water and set aside.
2.  Heat a large pan in the stove and pour oil. When oil is hot, add cinnamon, cloves, cardamom powder.
3.  As nice aroma comes out, add onion and sauté them for 2 min until they start turning golden brown. To this add ginger garlic paste and sauté till the raw smell leaves. Then add turmeric powder, chili powder and chili sauce. Adjust the quantity according to the spicy level desired. 
4. Now add tomatoes and sauté them for 2 min until becomes soft and mushy. Add coriander and cumin powder. Add pepper powder if desired. 

5. Finally add the cooked pasta and mix until it gets coated uniformly. Garnish with cilantros and serve hot.