Macaroni recipe

Macaroni recipe | Macaroni pasta recipe

Macaroni recipe | How to make macaroni pasta 

Macaroni recipe – Macaroni is a type of pasta and can be substituted in any pasta recipes. This is an Indian style Macaroni pasta recipe made with elbow pasta, onions, tomatoes, vegetables and garam masala. This masala pasta is easy and quick to make,  suitable for Indian palate compared to other pasta recipes and a must try one. 

This masala macaroni is mild in spices making it suitable for kids. If you want to increase the spice level, you can add regular red chilli powder instead of kashmiri red chilli powder. You can even season it with mixed herbs and red chilli flakes while serving.

Indian style macaroni pasta recipe

Cooking instructions with step by step pictures

In a pan add 3 cups of water and bring it to a boil. Once water comes to a boil add salt, oil and the pasta.

Cook the pasta till al dente. This takes around 7 to 8 minutes. Check out the manufacturer’s cooking instructions in the package for exact cooking instructions. Once done, drain and remove the pasta and keep it aside. 

Heat butter or oil in a pan.

Add minced garlic and chopped onions. 

Saute till onions are browned.

Now add finely chopped tomatoes or tomato puree. Saute till tomatoes are cooked thoroughly.

Add the chopped vegetables.

Mix well and add salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.

Add ½ cup of water.

Cook till the vegetables are done. 

Once vegetables are done add the macaroni pasta and garam masala powder.  Add tomato ketchup. Mix everything together and simmer for 3 to 4 mins.

Serve hot. 

Macaroni recipe

Recipe Notes

You can add any vegetables including carrots, beans, cabbage, capsicum, green peas, sweet corn, baby corn, broccoli and cauliflower. You can cook this macaroni pasta without any vegetables with just onions, tomatoes and spices.

Macaroni recipe

Macaroni recipe

This is an Indian style Macaroni pasta recipe made with elbow pasta, onions, tomatoes, vegetables and garam masala. This masala pasta is easy and quick to make, suitable for Indian palate compared to other pasta recipes and a must try one.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Salad, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 175 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup macaroni pasta
  • 3 cups water
  • ½ tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp butter / oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 small sized onion
  • 1 medium sized tomato / ½ cup tomato puree
  • cup chopped capsicum
  • cup shredded cabbage
  • cup diced carrots
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup

Instructions
 

  • In a pan add 3 cups of water and bring it to a boil. Once water comes to a boil add salt, oil and the pasta.
  • Cook the pasta till al dente. This takes around 7 to 8 minutes. Check out the manufacturer’s cooking instructions in the package for exact cooking instructions. Once done, drain and remove the pasta and keep it aside.
  • Heat butter or oil in a pan.
  • Add minced garlic and chopped onions.
  • Saute till onions are browned.
  • Now add finely chopped tomatoes or tomato puree. Saute till tomatoes are cooked thoroughly.
  • Add the chopped vegetables.
  • Mix well and add salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
  • Add ½ cup of water.
  • Cook till the vegetables are done.
  • Once vegetables are done add the macaroni pasta and garam masala powder. Add tomato ketchup.
  • Mix everything together and simmer for 3 to 4 mins.
  • Serve hot.

Notes

You can add any vegetables including carrots, beans, cabbage, capsicum, green peas, sweet corn, baby corn, broccoli and cauliflower.
You can cook this macaroni pasta without any vegetables with just onions, tomatoes and spices.
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