Friday, 4 December 2015

Quick Pasta

This pasta recipe will quickly satisfy your craving. If you have boiled pasta then you can make this dish within 5 minutes. 

  • Penne pasta or any pasta- 1 package (250 gm)
  • Onion roughly chopped- 2 med (½ cup)
  • Garlic, minced- 1 to 2 tbsp (as per personal likes)
  • Processed cheese or Parmesan cheese, grated-  2 cubes or ½ cup (Keep aside a little of cheese for garnishing. You can add more cheese. It always tastes better.)
  • Milk with it's cream/malai/say- 1 cup 
  • Olive oil- 2-3 tbsp
  • Butter- 1 tbsp
  • Mix herbs- 1 tsp
  • Chili flakes- 1 tsp or to taste
  • Black pepper- 2 tsp or to taste
  • Salt - to taste 
  • Parsley, finely chopped- 2 tbsp (optional)


  • Cook/boil pasta as given direction on package and drain. Do not overcook, keep them al dente. 
  • Heat olive oil in a pan. Add onion and garlic and saute till onion turns transparent.
  • Add butter, chilli flakes, mix herbs and saute a while.
  • Add milk, mix well and bring to boil.
  • Add cheese now and give a nice stir. Let dissolve all cheese in a milk.
  • Add cooked pasta and mix well. 
  • Add salt and pepper. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. 
  • Garnish with grated cheese, chopped parsley, chili flakes and pepper.
  • Serve hot.