Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Catanisella Lunga 28

 You say Whaat?   

I say Holy Macaroni!!!

or is it Masala Macaroni

Cantanisella Lunga - 1 cup (cooked and drained as per the instructions on the box)
You can use any kind of macaroni or pasta
For the sauce:
Onion - 1 medium thinly sliced
Garlic - 2 cloves sliced
Baby spinach - 1/2 cup
Green and Red peppers - 1/2 cup cut into thin strips
Grated carrots - 1/2 cup
 Diced tomatoes - 3/4 cup ( Fresh or canned)
Garam Masala - 1 tsp
Red chilli pepper - 1 tsp
Fresh panner - 1/2 cup
Cilanto / Fresh coriander, mint leaves and kasoori methi - 1 tsp each chopped
Salt - to taste
Olive oil - 2 tsp

Hear oil in a large skillet.  Add the sliced garlic and the onion.  Saute for a minute.
Now add the peppers and cook for another minute or so.  Do not over cook.
Now add the spinach and the grated carrots and mix well .  Cook for another 30 seconds.
Add the diced tomatoes, spices and salt.  Stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
Add the scrambled  panner, chopped herbs and mix well.
Add the cooked macaroni and toss the sauce throughly to coat.
Serve hot.

This goes to Pasta Party hosted by Jyoti and to Sowmya's cooking with pasta event.


  1. looks delicious and nice recipe too.. can you also send this for my event?Check my blog for details..

  2. Love this pasta dish...latha!!! so unique...

  3. Woww such a delectable pasta dish, makes me hungry..

  4. very colorful and tempting..pasta is my rescue dish when i can't decide what to cook?

  5. I never tried this varity pastha looks yummy.

  6. Sounds so unique..It looks wonderful, Latha..

  7. wow latha very delicious pasta...loved addtion of indian spices...yummm

  8. love the pasta recipe with paneer..looks wonderful

  9. oh wow, love that masala macaroni, yummy and delicious!

  10. Thanks a lot for sending this over to creative saga..a lovely entry..

  11. Ha I have not come across this pasta before and I love the masala twist you've given. I make a spicy pasta but differently. Must try this sometime


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