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Monday, October 1, 2012

Paneer Pasta Recipe.

I'm very fond of eating pasta and I try lots of Indian Pasta versions to suit my family's taste buds. This Spicy Paneer Pasta is my family's favorite, pasta with spicy paneer sauce blends well and makes a delicious pasta meal. I had used minimal ingredients to prepare this Indian style pasta in few mins with delicious taste.

Paneer Pasta Recipe

Ingredients
Pasta- 340gms(1 box) ( I used rainbow rotini pasta)
Paneer- 250gms( Indian cottage cheese)
Onion large sliced- 1no
Tomato medium chopped- 3nos
Garlic cloves sliced- 4nos
Ginger and Garlic paste- 1tbsp
Red chilli powder- 1tsp + 1tsp
Everest Tandoori powder or Garam masala powder- 1tbsp
Coriander powder- 1tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil- 4 tbsp
Chopped coriander leaves and finely chopped tomato to garnish.
Spicy Paneer Pasta
Method
Cut the paneer into bite size pieces. In a small bowl mix ginger and garlic paste, tandoori masala powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder and 1/2 tsp salt. Marinate the paneer cubes in the prepared masala for 5 mins. By the time cook the pasta till al dente( firm) with little salt as per box instructions. 
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan when hot fry the marinated paneer pieces until slightly browned. Drain the roasted paneer pieces and set aside. In the same pan add 2 tbsp more oil, add the sliced onion and garlic fry on medium heat until onion turn brown. Now add the chopped tomatoes, 1 tsp red chilli powder, coriander powder and saute till tomatoes are cooked and tender. Add the fried paneer cubes to the tomatoes and add 1 tsp salt and few tbsp water. Cook for few mins until slight gravy is formed. Add the cooked pasta to paneer gravy and toss well without breaking paneer cubes. Finally add chopped coriander and chopped tomatoes. Toss well pasta again and serve hot.
Indian Pasta recipe with Paneer

5 comments:

♥Aps♥ said...

Never thought of it Nice one!

Priya said...

Makes me hungry, such a delicious pasta dish.

Rohini said...

Yummy pasta, beautifully blended with indian spices.. Am sure it was delicious!!

Jiah said...

I made this for dinner yesterday night, whoa!!!! They were so good I am making this for today's dinner also :) Thank you!!!!

Saraswathy Balakrishnan said...

very tasty pasta:)