Monday, August 20, 2018

PAV BHAJI MASALA PASTA


Try out this Indo-Italian fusion pasta recipe. It tasted so delicious. You can use any variety of pasta of your choice.

Ingredients:
Macaroni .... 1 cup
Red capsicum.. 1
Yellow capsicum .. 1
Green capsicum ... 1
Tomatoes .......... 4-5
Garlic paste ..... 1 tbsp
Red chilli powder .. 1/4 tsp
Pav bhaji masala ... 1 tbsp 
Salt .................. to taste
Olive oil .......... 3-4 tbsps

Method:

Blanch the tomatoes giving light cuts.







Peel and blend them into a puree.









Wash the capsicums and cut into long strips.









Boil the macaroni adding a little salt and a tbsp of oil until almost done. Do not over cook them. Drain the water and set aside. You can mix little oil so that they don't stick.







In a pan heat 1 tbsp oil and lightly saute the capsicum strips adding a little salt. Remove them into a bowl.







Now add 2 tbsps oil. Saute the garlic and add the tomato puree.








Season with salt, red chilli powder and pav bhaji masala.









Saute to mix and tip in the macaroni and the sauteed capsicum strips saving few for garnishing.








Stir well . Garnish with some sauteed capsicum strips and serve immediately.

34 comments:

  1. Wow! Looks absolutely delicious. My family loves Indian sauce pastas. Must try soon.

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    1. Thanks Sahana. Do share the feed back when you make..

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  2. Brilliant idea. Pav bhaji masala is one of my favourite blend of spices so I am sure the pasta must taste great!!

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    1. Yes Mina.. it tasted awesome.
      Pav bhaji masala is my favourite too.. I try adding it in many dishes creating a fusion.

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  3. A fabulous idea of using pav bhaji masala, otherwise it simply kept lying in the fridge.

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    1. Thanks dear.. I use it in many dishes.

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  4. Shobha what a nice twist to the pasta to add pav bhaji masala. Must try it.

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  5. sounds delicious!! pasta and pav bhaji 2 great dishes in one!!

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  6. Lipsmacking and you have beaten 2 birds in a bush.. ha ha with Pasta and Pav Bhaji combination. Loved it.

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    1. That's a lovely compliment dear :)
      Thanks.

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  7. SOmehow i love Indianised pasta dishes, am sure this pav bhaji masala will definitely please my tastebuds without any fuss.. Tempting to the core.

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    1. Same here Priya.. you will love it dear.

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  8. I do make Indian style pasta and my kids love it, but adding pav bhaji masala... Fantabulous

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    1. Thanks for liking the idea. you must try it.

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  9. Wow, very innovative idea of using pav bhaji masala in pasta and it looks so colourful and mouthwatering.

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  10. That’s a lovely fusion twist you have given to pasta dish, who doesn’t love pav bhaji flavours, I am sure It will taste yum.

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  11. What a nice idea to add Pav Bhaji masala to pasta! I am sure kids would love this; a wonderful desi twist!

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  12. This pav bhaji masala is such a useful one, it has multiple uses. Pasta looks so delish Shobha, send me some.

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    1. Yes, we can always make sme variations by adding it.

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  13. The pasta with pav bhaji masala looks absolutely delish di ! Super idea. Will give this a try soon.

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  14. Pav bhaji masala is a versatile dish. I have actually used left over masala on pasta and noodles. :) This looks absolutely delicious.

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  15. Interesting twist to pasta giving it an Indian touch...Looks delicious!!

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  16. Wow pav bhaji masala pasta looks absolutely fantastic. Me and my family love pasta , we usually tried variaties of pastas. I would love to try your recipe soon.

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    1. Do give it a try .. thanks for liking Jolly.

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