Saturday, 22 March 2014

Homemade Arrabiata/Tomato Sauce For Pasta

Arrabiata/Tomato pasta sauce easily available in the market. But the taste of a fresh, homemade sauce is divine and this is quite cheaper than readymade sauce. You can make it quickly and can store in the deep freezer for 1 month.


  • Tomatoes - 6 medium sized
  • Onion - 1 large sized
  • Garlic - 10 cloves
  • Mix herbs- 1 tsp
  • Black Pepper, crushed- 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder- ½ tsp (optional)
  • Chilli flakes - 1 tsp
  • Tomato ketchup - 2 tsp
  • Olive Oil or butter- 3 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water- 1 cup


  • Boil water and add the tomatoes. Cook for 2-3 mins till you see the outer skin breaking. 
  • Let them cooled down and peel the tomatos. 
  • Cut tomatoes and blend without water, keep aside this puree.
  • Heat oil in the pan, add onion,garlic and fry till translucent. 
  • Add chilli powder and salt. Saute for few seconds.
  • Then add the tomato puree and saute for a minute.
  • Now add 1 cup of water and mix herbs, black pepper powder, chilli flakes and tomato ketchup. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes till boiled. Stir in between.
  • Switch off the gas, your pasta sauce is ready.
  • Make pasta with this or cool down and store in a clean airtight container for further use. 

  • You can use readymade tomato puree. 
  • This given quantity of sauce requires for 200 gram pasta.
  • If your sauce is ready, then just toss the cooked pasta, add grated cheese and vegetables and enjoy your pasta.
  • This tomato sauce can be used as Pizza Sauce. Do it some thicker.

Recipes from this sauce:
  1. Penne Arrabiata / Tomato Pasta With Vegetables

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