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Indian-style Pasta

- Submitted by Dahlia on 10-23-2007

(Desi Pasta, Spicy Pasta, Pasta cooked with Indian spices)


  • Pasta - 1 cup
  • Water - 3 cups
  • chopped onions - ¼ cup (Finely chopped)
  • tomatoes- ¼ cup (finely chopped)
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chilly- 1 (finely chopped)
  • Chilly powder/ hot sauce - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - ¼ tsp
  • All purpose flour (Maida) - 1 tblsp
  • Milk - 3 tblsp
  • Oil- 2 tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Coriander leaves- for garnishing


  1. In a deep pan heat water and bring it to a boil.
  2. Add pasta and let cook for 8 minutes, until it is fully cooked (soft but firm).
  3. Drain the water and keep aside.
  4. In a pan heat oil.Saute the onions and green chilly till golden brown.
  5. Next add the ginger garlic paste.Next add tomatoes and saute the mixture.
  6. Now add the flour and cook for a minute. Next add the milk,chilly powder/chilly sauce, salt and garam masala.
  7. Mix well and then add the pasta.
  8. Toss everything together and garnish with coriander leaves.

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Ruquiyah   (January 31, 2016)
You can even add mayo to it! But a good recipe i say..☺
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (January 31, 2016)
Thank you.
Saisamkalpa   (December 31, 2015)
HI there,
Umm two things first of all there need to be the quantities for the amount of pasta and then the garlic paste needs to be put with the onions, not after so the rawness is gone.
Otherwise it is good
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (January 3, 2016)
Thanks for trying and leaving your comments
Padma   (November 20, 2015)
Liked thhe way of cooking in desi style .sooper
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (November 22, 2015)
Thank you.
naresh   (November 16, 2015)
Verry nice
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (November 16, 2015)
Thank you.
faizan   (November 10, 2015)
Awesome man I am a food lover. I never cooked pasta in my life before thanx for this delicious cum time saving recipe.
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (November 12, 2015)
Thank you . I am glad you liked it.
nalin kashyap   (October 11, 2015)
Thanks 4 such a simple but delicious paasta recipe....
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (October 12, 2015)
Thank you. Enjoy!!
Bushra   (July 21, 2015)
Thanks! It make me easy to make pasta. . First time...
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 23, 2015)
Thats good... Try out more new dishes..
anandhi   (June 26, 2015)
Shall I dilute the maida or directly we can use?
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 3, 2015)
Add it as such in powder form..
Shreyansh   (May 16, 2015)
Made myself Yummy Pasta, Thanks for sharing!
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 6, 2015)
pinal asmani   (April 23, 2015)
It is very graceful & yummy too
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 28, 2015)
Thank you so much.
tulika gupta   (April 21, 2015)
nice one ........... i will
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 28, 2015)
Thank you.
PARVATHI   (April 17, 2015)
nice dish........really tasty...nd thnk u....
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 28, 2015)
Thank you so much Parvathi.
Shilpa Sreedharan   (March 23, 2015)
Gud one...
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (March 26, 2015)
Thank You.
Retheesh   (March 18, 2015)
Excellent. .....we tried was awesome. ...
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (March 19, 2015)
Thats nice to hear. Thank you.
Tarbabu Garriwala   (February 28, 2015)
This recipe is very good very testy mouth watering
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (March 2, 2015)
Thank you. Enjoy!!

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Comment by kuldeep dhillon
              it is good i like it.
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            Thank You.

Comment by Tukai Bhattacharya
       Thank U madam . It was my first experience of cooking pasta and yours recipe helps me a lot. Wish U a happy life.
Reply :-
       Thank You Tukai. Do try many more recipes.

Comment by uma maheswari
          its really gud i like it
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        Thank You.

Comment by faizan mohd
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          Thank You.

Comment by Savitha Sivaram
Hi Dahlia,
Your site is truly great.
Tried this recipe at home and everybody simply enjoyed it.
Thanks a lot. Wish if I can contribute some recipes of mine.
Savitha Sivaram
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        Thank You Savitha.
        You are most welcome to contribute your recipes. Please send me your recipes with its picture (if available) to my mail id I'll upload it immediately.

Comment by Sumit Mathews
         I loved the recipe..It tasted awesome..Thanks for sharing :)
Reply :-
         Glad that you liked it.

Comment by prem narayan
         I had been looking for this simple recipe for a long time. Thank you.
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        U r welcome!! Do try and give your comments.

Comment by anjali gupta
        fast 2 cook n good 2 try this.seive 2 spoons of tamarind juice, 2 spoons of lemon juice,half spoon of sugar,small peices of apple, some pomegranate .leave for10 min. toss with pasta n relish.
Reply :-
        Sounds simple!! Will try sometime..

Comment by gurneet kaur
         if i just add onion,tomato,salt and garam masala . then the macroni will taste well or not.....
Reply :-
         Do try it Gurneet. Taste is something very personal. I like things hot and spicy but it may not be the case with someone else.

Comment by Namagiri Sridhar
         Is there a healthy substitute for maida in this recipe?
Reply :-
        Hi Namagiri, If you are very health consious you can skip the maida. The maida helps the sauce to nicely stick to the pasta.

Comment by shanaz naaz
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       Thank you.

Comment by prajitha gopakumar
        simply wow!
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        Thank You.

Comment by Vaishali Mane
        I made this pasta yesterday and it turned out great. I received lots of compliments for it. 

As suggested by Udaya I added pepper and lime and it was wonderful
Reply :-
      Good good.

Comment by Rohit Thawale
         Hey this is amezing recipe i try & I like it THANX
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Comment by S James Shaji
Hello Dahlia,
Thanks for the recipe "Indian-style Pasta" !!!, had it not been there I would have to gone sleep with omlette and bread.

Simple to make and tasted good. Just had one doubt why is there a need to add all purpose flour?

I am too from Kanyakumari, how come you have suggested for 1 teaspoon of chilly. I added only 1/3 tea spoon chilly and I can sense it to be little too much for me :). As far I know people from Kanyakumari take more of pepper than chilly.
Thanks and keep it going!!!
S James Shaji
Reply :-  
      Hi James, The maida (all purpose flour) gives a nice saucy texture which coats well arouns each pasta.
      About the chilly powder, its purely personal taste. Add as much as you are comfortable with. Even I use lot of pepper in my cooking. I love the pepper taste.

Comment by swapna amanana
          it tasted good i have tried it.i have added grated coconut extra.
Reply :-
         Good good. Thanks for the tip.

Comment by shiwani sherma
         recipe of pizza
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         Here's the recipe for pizza

          HI DAHILA

Reply :-
         Glad to hear that Uma.

Comment by Beryl Beryl
         Hi Dahlia,

          I tried the Indian Style Pasta yesterday and it came out very well. Nice recipe. Thanks for posting.
Reply :-
        Thanks for trying and posting your comments.

Comment by sharanya nandakishore
           lovely recipe!!!!!!!!!!!!
i just tried it ws delicous
Reply :-
          Thanks for trying and leaving your comments sharanya.

Comment by aisha malik
           very delicous and yummy dish
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          Thank You Aisha

Comment by bunty bhai
         all yourIngredients+ i added some vegetables like fhoolgobi,simlamirchi,gaajar and beans.all veg finger type was super
Reply :-
          More healthy and more tasty!!!!!!

indian style pasta
                           - by Udaya on Wed 3/19/08 10:25 AM 

           Hi dahlia, i tried this im my hostel.(Now we have a kitchen). It was good. In the end i added pepper and lime. That added more tatse. try it out next time. bye...
Reply :-
          Good to hear that.Will definetely try adding lime and pepper next time.