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Colourful Homemade Pasta

Colourful Homemade Pasta

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 45

Cook Time : 35

Total Time : 80

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • All purpose flour/Wheat flour 2 cups

  • Eggs 2 nos

  • cleaned and washed Spinach 1 cups

  • Olive oil 2 tsp

  • Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp

  • Curry powder 1/2 tsp

  • Oregano 1/2 tsp

  • Salt 1/2 tsp

  • Pasta sauce 1/2 cups

  • medium sized ripe Tomatoes 4 nos

  • medium size Carrot 1 nos

  • big chopped Onion 1 nos

  • Crushed Garlic cloves 2 nos

  • Tomato paste 1 tbsp

  • Olive oil 1 tbsp

  • Chilli powder 1/2 tsp

  • Sugar 1/2 tsp

  • Oregano herb 1/2 tsp

  • Salt 1/2 tsp

  • grated Cheese 1/4 cups

  • Olives 4-5 nos

  • Chilli flakes 1/2 tsp

Directions

  • 01

    Blanch cleaned spinach in hot water for 30 seconds.

  • 02

    Drain in a colander.

  • 03

    With chilli and curry powder grind the spinach into a puree.

  • 04

    Take 1 cup of all purpose flour/whole wheat flour in to a mixing bowl and mix with salt.

  • 05

    In the centre break one egg and beat lightly.

  • 06

    Add spinach puree 1 tablespoon at a time and start mixing.

  • 07

    Rub with your fingers and mix well. Gradually add more puree to make a dough.

  • 08

    Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and knead nicely to form a dough.Cover and keep aside.

  • 09

    Now again take 1 cup of flour to a bowl and add salt and oregano.

  • 10

    Break 1 egg at the centre and slowly beat .

  • 11

    Mix them well and knead to form a dough. Add water if needed. Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes.

  • 12

    After 10 minutes take the dough(green) and roll it to form a big chapati.

  • 13

    With the help of a knife cut the chapati into thin strips.

  • 14

    Heat sufficient water in a saucepan. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and let it boil.

  • 15

    Drop the green Pasta strips in the boiling water to cook for about 5 minutes.

  • 16

    Drain in a colander and rinse with cold water.

  • 17

    Similarly with the white dough also make pasta strips.

  • 18

    Boil them in salted water for 5 minutes.

  • 19

    Drain these white pasta to a colander and rinse with cold water.

  • 20

    For the pasta sauce chop tomato and carrot roughly and place them in a grinder.

  • 21

    Grind to make a smooth paste.

  • 22

    Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a pan and saute onion and garlic for 2 minutes.

  • 23

    Add tomato and carrot puree along with one tablespoon of tomato paste.

  • 24

    Stir well and add salt, sugar ,chilli powder and oregano.

  • 25

    Add one cup of water and cook in low heat for about 10 minutes.

  • 26

    After 10 minutes your sauce will be ready.

  • 27

    Add both types of boil pasta to the sauce.

  • 28

    Stir well to coat the sauce to pasta strips.

  • 29

    Add grated cheese, olives and chilli flakes according to your taste. Mix well and remove from heat.

  • 30

    Healthy, delicious and colourful pasta is ready to serve now.

  • 31

    They are very healthy and tasty snacks specially for kids.

Review

5.0

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