How to make the Indian style Vegetable Macaroni


Food: Prepared with green vegetables and a dash of desi spices, this version of pasta is an absolute winner as it packs both nutrition and taste.

For 2-3
Time – 30 minutes

Macaroni – 1 cup
Capsicum – 1
Cabbage – 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
Tomato – 2
Carrot – 2
Green chili – 1 (finely chopped)
Tomato sauce – 3 to 4 tbsp
Oil – 2 tbsp
Green coriander – 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
Chaat masala – 1 tsp
Red chili powder – less than 1/4 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp or as per taste
Ginger paste – 1 tsp

Boil the macaroni, first. Take 2 to 3 cups of water in any utensil and place it on flame for heating. When water starts boiling add 1 tsp oil, 1/2 tsp salt and macaroni into it and cook for 10 to 12 minutes. Stir at regular intervals.

Wash all the vegetables, capsicum, carrots, tomato and cabbage, thoroughly, pat dry and then chop them finely.

Drain the water out of boiled macaroni. Preheat some oil in a pan. When oil is hot, add ginger paste, finely chopped green chili and saute for while. Now add finely chopped carrot and capsicum and again saute for a while.

When vegetables get crunchy, add cabbage and tomato into it and cook for another 2 minutes.

Now add salt, chaat masala, red chili powder and tomato sauce into it and mix well. Cook for few more minutes. Add macaroni and some green coriander into the masala. Stir for 1 minute and cook the macaroni with vegetables.

Steaming hot veg macaroni is ready. Take it out in a plate and garnish with some green coriander. Serve this scrumptious macaroni and relish eating.