Red Sauce Pasta (Desi Style)

Ingredients

For Boiling Pasta –

  • 3 cups penne
  • 3 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp oil

For Pink Sauce –

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, coarsely grounded
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 6 large tomatoes, puréed
  • 1 large capsicum, cut into cubes
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp ketchup
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn, boiled
  • 3 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup fresh cream
  • 1/3 cup grated processed cheese

Method –

  1. In a pan, heat water, add salt and oil, bring to a boil, add pasta and cook 90% done
  2. Strain the pasta, add some more oil to avoid sticking. Reserve boiled pasta water
  3. Heat oil in another pan
  4. Add garlic and cook till fragrant
  5. Add onions and cook till translucent
  6. Add red chilli powder
  7. Mix well
  8. Add tomato purée and salt, mix well and cook for 5-7 minutes
  9. Add pasta and mix well
  10. Add ketchup, sweet corn, capsicum, oregano and chilli flakes. Mix well
  11. Add butter and fresh cream, mix well and turn off the gas
  12. Garnish with cheese

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s