Pasta In Pudina Chutney Sauce - A Indian Fusion Recipe
The Pasta In Pudina Chutney Sauce is a delicious Indian Style Pasta using shell pastas cooked in a freshly ground Pudina chutney and garnished with spring onions or parsley. Serve this pasta along with Garlic bread and a Salad for delicious weeknight dinner.
This recipe of Pasta in Pudina Chutney is an Indian Pasta Recipe that is prepared with freshly ground Pudina chutney. Most times pasta is prepared in a white sauce or a tomato sauce but in this recipe, mint leaves are ground along with tamarind paste, chillies, coriander leaves for that tangy and spicy taste that we are all so familiar with and love so much.
Kids love pasta and this makes for a great Indian Pasta recipe that can double up as a Kids Pasta recipe. Pack this Pasta in Pudina Chutney in your kids lunch box or even serve it to them at dinner and you'll see that it has been completely polished off.
You might also want to try other interesting pasta recipes at your home and serve them to your family.
- 250 grams Shell Pasta , any
- 1 cup Mint Leaves (Pudina)
- 1 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
- 2 Green Chillies
- 5 cloves Garlic , minced
- 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
- 2 tablespoon Lemon juice
- Salt , to taste
- Black pepper powder , to taste
- Parsley leaves , for garnish (optional)
- Spring Onion (Bulb & Greens) , for garnish (optional)
How to make Pasta In Pudina Chutney Sauce - A Indian Fusion Recipe
To begin making Pasta In Pudina Chutney, let's start by cooking pasta.
In a large pot, add water and bring it to a boil. Once the water has boiled, add a teaspoon of salt.
Add the shell pasta to the boiling water and cook in the boiling water until it is al dente (just cooked). This process should take a good 12-15 minutes.
Once the shell pasta has cooked, drain the water and run the cooked pasta under running water to stop the cooking process. Drizzle some oil on top of pasta and make sure to coat all of the pasta with the oil
In a mixer, add mint leaves, coriander leaves, chilies, lemon juice, salt and grind into a smooth paste.
In a non-stick pan, add olive oil, minced garlic and saute’ them for 2- 3 minutes until the garlic has browned.
Now add the freshly ground Pudina Chutney and saute for 5-6 minutes until the raw smell goes off.
Add the cooked pasta to the pudina chutney and mix until all the pasta is coated well with the chutney.
Add salt and pepper according to your taste. If you think the pasta is too dry, add 2 teaspoons of water to give it a creamy texture. You can also cream to give the Pasta In Pudina Chutney a creamy texture.
Garnish the Pasta in Pudina Chutney along spring onions or parsley and serve.
Karthika Gopalakrishnan is a software Engineer by Profession. Being a foodie from childhood, she loves to immerse herself in the aroma of spices and their delicacies. According to her, cooking is a therapy which unwinds the hassles and bustles of a day. As said, the easiest way to enter into the heart of a person is through his food, she loves to bring a unique flavor of every recipe with right composition of spices and love.