Tortiglioni Pasta – Indian Style – Spicy pasta

Indian Style Pasta_28

PREP TIME: 15 Mins

COOKING TIME: 10 Mins

Ingredients

Pasta – 1 cup cooked

Mustard – 1 tea spoon

Urad dal – 1 tea spoon

Onion – 1 finely chopped

Tomato – 1 chopped

Curry Leaves – 1 sprig

Ginger & Garlic – 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped

Salt – to taste

Chilli powder – 1 tea spoon

Coriander Powder – ½ teaspoon

Garam Masala Powder – ¼ teaspoon

Cilantro – 3 sprigs finely chopped

Oil – 2 tea spoons

Procedure

STEP 1: In a pan add water, pasta, ½ tea spoon salt and ½ teaspoon of olive oil and cook till the pasta becomes soft.

STEP 2: Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dal, curry leaves, chopped ginger & garlic, chopped onion and tomatoes. Cook till the onion turns golden brown and the mixture turns mushy.

STEP 3: Now add the chilli powder, salt, coriander powder, garam masala powder and 60ml of water. Cook for 2 minutes for the raw smell from the spice powders to subside.

STEP 4: Add the cooked pasta, mix well and cook for 5 minutes on high flame and then turn off the heat.

STEP 5: Sprinkle some chopped cilantro on top and serve.

TIP: You can also toss in some veggies to make the dish healthier. This is a good lunch box recipe.
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