Friday, June 27, 2014

Simple juicy Pasta

As the name of my blog says, I am lazy and I look for easy dishes. Here is one type of pasta dish that can be prepared very easily with very less number of ingredients and it is Indian style. It is healthy, juicy and filling.

Nutritional Information  (Approx) (per serving)
Energy  200 Calories
Fat 5 %
Carbohydrate 17 %
Dietary Fiber 16 %
Sodium 9 %
Vitamin A 10 %
Vitamin C 10 %
Calcium  10 %
Iron  10 %
Protein 9 Grams
Sugar 12 Grams


Pasta (Any)
Onion chopped 1
Bell pepper chopped 1
Green chillies chopped 2-3
Tomato purée/Tomato ketchup 2 tbsps
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tsps
Coriander leaves chopped

Boil a large pot of water with Salt. Add Pasta to the boiling water. Cook the pasta until tender.

Save a cup of water from cooked pasta, drain the rest and keep it aside.

Make sure the pasta is not overcooked.

In a pan, heat oil and add chopped onion and green chillies. Fry till the onion is transparent.

Add the bell peppers and fry for 2-3 minutes.

Add pasta water and bring to boil.

Simmer the flame and add tomato purée or tomato ketchup. Cook the with lid covered for another 2-3 minutes.

Add salt and mix the pasta.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

  • Bell peppers and Green chillies are optional if you are adding Tomato ketchup. 
  • You can also garnish with some cheese if you like.

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