Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Pasta (Indian style penne pasta)

  • 2 cups Penne pasta(uncooked) (or any shape pasta)
  • 1 Onion (finely chopped)
  • 3-4 Green chilies
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup Peanut powder
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp Oil (used Olive oil)
  • 3-4 cup Water (or as per the instruction on the pasta box)
  • Salt to taste
  • Parsley leaves (chopped)


Heat the heavy bottomed pan with oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds allow them to splutter. Add onion and fry till they become light brown color. Add green chilies, peanut powder and roast for 1 to 2 minutes. Add water and bring it to boiling. Add penne pasta, salt and cook till pasta is cooked and all water is evaporates.

Garnish with chopped parsley.

Serve hot.

Note: Make sure pasta is cooked nicely. Add more water and peanut powder if you like saucy pasta.

This recipe i am sending it to the Peanut Event.


Pavani said...

Loved the way you cooked the pasta with peanuts. Looks yummy. Thanks for sending it over to JFI: Peanuts.

Nithya said...

looks yummy.. nice combination.. :)

first time here and am sure will be here often. keep it going.

Akanksha said...

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