Colourful Homemade Pasta

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Colourful Homemade Pasta


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :45 Min

Cook Time : 35 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 20 Min


Serves : 4
  • 2 cups all purpose flour/wheat flour

  • 2 nos eggs

  • 1 cups cleaned and washed spinach

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder

  • 1/2 tsp curry powder

  • 1/2 tsp oregano

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 cups pasta sauce

  • 4 nos medium sized ripe tomatoes

  • 1 nos medium size carrot

  • 1 nos big chopped onion

  • 2 nos crushed garlic cloves

  • 1 tbsp tomato paste

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder

  • 1/2 tsp sugar

  • 1/2 tsp oregano herb

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 cups grated cheese

  • 4-5 nos olives

  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes


  • Blanch cleaned spinach in hot water for 30 seconds.
  • Drain in a colander.
  • With chilli and curry powder grind the spinach into a puree.
  • Take 1 cup of all purpose flour/whole wheat flour in to a mixing bowl and mix with salt.
  • In the centre break one egg and beat lightly.
  • Add spinach puree 1 tablespoon at a time and start mixing.
  • Rub with your fingers and mix well. Gradually add more puree to make a dough.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and knead nicely to form a dough.Cover and keep aside.
  • Now again take 1 cup of flour to a bowl and add salt and oregano.
  • Break 1 egg at the centre and slowly beat .
  • Mix them well and knead to form a dough. Add water if needed. Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes take the dough(green) and roll it to form a big chapati.
  • With the help of a knife cut the chapati into thin strips.
  • Heat sufficient water in a saucepan. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and let it boil.
  • Drop the green Pasta strips in the boiling water to cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Drain in a colander and rinse with cold water.
  • Similarly with the white dough also make pasta strips.
  • Boil them in salted water for 5 minutes.
  • Drain these white pasta to a colander and rinse with cold water.
  • For the pasta sauce chop tomato and carrot roughly and place them in a grinder.
  • Grind to make a smooth paste.
  • Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a pan and saute onion and garlic for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomato and carrot puree along with one tablespoon of tomato paste.
  • Stir well and add salt, sugar ,chilli powder and oregano.
  • Add one cup of water and cook in low heat for about 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes your sauce will be ready.
  • Add both types of boil pasta to the sauce.
  • Stir well to coat the sauce to pasta strips.
  • Add grated cheese, olives and chilli flakes according to your taste. Mix well and remove from heat.
  • Healthy, delicious and colourful pasta is ready to serve now.
  • They are very healthy and tasty snacks specially for kids.