Spicy Macaroni Recipe with step by step pictures- If the internet is to be believed there are more than 350 types of pasta and there are even more different names given to these. What is gnocchetto for one can be strascinato for another. The elbow-shaped pasta is known as macaroni. Generally, macaroni is used to make one of my favorite pasta recipes i.e. mac and cheese. However, India has always managed to make its own version using international ingredients. It adds its own tadka i.e. tempering. Indian style macaroni is an example of the same. Elbow shaped pasta cooked with onions and tomatoes, along with chilies, flavored with spices, make Masala Macaroni. The best part about the spicy macaroni recipe is that it does not call for any special ingredients. With the ingredients generally available in the Indian pantry, Indian style macaroni can be prepared. It is spicy as well as tangy and is sure to be loved by all.
Macaroni (pasta): The elbow-shaped pasta is called macaroni and is used to make Indian Style Macaroni (obviously). The same is available in different sizes. These are easily available at the Indian grocery stores as well as online.
Onions, tomatoes, bell pepper, and chilies: The very basic ingredients required for any Indian gravies or sabjis, form the base for Indian Style Macaroni, and these include onions, tomatoes, and chilies. Other than these, however, bell peppers too have been used. It adds a unique and very palatable flavor to the dish.
Spices: Salt, red chili powder, garam masala powder, are a few spices used to flavor the Indian Style Macaroni.
Tomato Ketchup: To balance all the flavors, tomato ketchup is added. It not only evens out the aromas but also brings the whole dish together.
You might also like easy peasy pasta. This is the easiest pasta recipe ever. With some boiled pasta in the refrigerator, this pasta recipe can be prepared in less than 5 minutes with a few sauces, etc. Other than these you might also like the very classic white sauce pasta. This pasta recipe gives exactly the kind of pasta that is served at the restaurants.
Indian Style Macaroni can be served hot for a weekday breakfast.
1.This recipe serves 3-4 persons.
2.In a pan heat 1 tbsp of oil.
3.Next add in 1 large chopped onion.
4.Cook till the onions are translucent.
5.Next add 2 chopped tomatoes.
6.Add in little salt, this helps in cooking the tomatoes faster.
7.Cover and cook till the tomatoes become mushy.
8.Next add 1 chopped bell pepper.
9.Cook for a couple of minutes and add in 2 slit green chilies.
10.Add in the boiled macaroni.
11.Add salt to taste, 1 tsp red chili powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder and ½ tsp garam masala powder.
12.Mix everything well.
13.Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.
14.Drizzle 1-2 tbsp of tomato ketchup.
15.Serve hot. Bon appetite!
PREP TIME 15 minutes
COOK TIME 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME 30 minutes
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