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Aug 11, 2011

Curried Macaroni & Cheese

Curried Macaroni & Cheese
Who doesn’t love Mac and Cheese..I love it all time...There is something in that which makes me feel happy...I took over this plain simple dish and spiced it up...This takes the everyday mac and cheese to the next level...In our house we always fight for the top crusty part of this dish,it taste so good...For extra crispy texture I sprinkled some breadcrumbs over this...To accompany this dish I made parmesan crusted chicken and it was so good....So hope you all give this a try and tell me how it came out...


Ingrediants:

Macaroni-2 cups
Flour-3 tblspn
Butter-3 tblspn
Milk-2 cups or as needed
Cheese-1 cup
Breadcrumbs-1/2 cup
Onion-1 chopped finely
Green chilli-1 optional
Curry Powder-2 tsp
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste

Method:

Preheat the oven to 180°C (360°F)..

Cook macaroni in lots of salted water as per package instructions...Drain it and set aside.

Heat butter in a pan...Add onions along with chilli and saute this for few minutes.

Add in curry powder and cook for 30 sec.

Add in flour and cook for 2-3 mins...Slowly add in the milk and stir it so that it doesn’t form any lumps..

Let this cook for few mins till the sauce thickens..

Add in grated cheese and mix well.Season with salt and pepper and mix well.

Mix in the macaroni and tip this into a baking pan.There should be a good amount of sauce for this.so that when you bake it the macaroni don’t get dry..

Sprinkle cheese and breadcrumbs on top and bake it in the oven for 25-30 mins.

Serve warm with vegetables or any accompliments..
Pictorial:

Grab your ingrediants

Cook macaroni as per package directions
saute onions in butter

add green chilli and curry powder...

throw in the flour..

mix well and cook well..

slowly add in milk and mix well...

cook it well...

add cheese and mix well...

season with salt and pepper....

throw in macaroni and mix well...
all mixed well...

Tip this in a baking tray...

sprinkle it with cheese and breadcrumbs...

bake it till golden brown...

yummy ...

perfect meal...

23 comments:

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said... Best Blogger Tips

I love macaroni cheese, wonder why I have never thought of putting curry in it!!! Thanks for this Diane

Pretend Chef said... Best Blogger Tips

Oh my! This sounds like an amazing macaroni and cheese that I need to try. I might be the only one in my household who will like this but that means more for me. Yummy!

chitraj.hegde said... Best Blogger Tips

wow..this sounds gr8.....must hav tasted very nice....must try....

lola said... Best Blogger Tips

menuda pinta tienen esos macarrones, estana para chuparse los dedos


¡¡besos¡¡

Vimitha Anand said... Best Blogger Tips

Thats one awesome combo

Nithya said... Best Blogger Tips

Scrumptious :)

Rous said... Best Blogger Tips

¡Fantastic! Kisses.

Mijú said... Best Blogger Tips

YUMMY siempre pense que hacias tus propios curris,los polvos pense que no los usabas.
Un saludito

Poornima Nair said... Best Blogger Tips

Heyy...thanks for visiting my blog, been away for a while, hoe to get back soon...
U have a lovely blog, I love the last two posts...they are making me drool...definitely a perfect meal!

M.R.T.E said... Best Blogger Tips

Hola buenas noches, gracias por pasar por mi blog y comentar, aqui paso a conocer lo que cocinas y me quedaré como seguidora. un salduo

anthony stemke said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks like a nice version of mac 'n cheese, I'm going to try it.
Thank You.

Krithi's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

Indianizing the favorite dish is a lovely idea!!

Dee at Deelicious Sweets said... Best Blogger Tips

I'll bet this is fantastic! I am bookmarking this one :)

Gloria said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious!!! gloria

dwidlebug said... Best Blogger Tips

Macaroni cheese never fail myfamily. Alwyas a fav! I only make them from the box tho, your recipe look wonderful.

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lovely recipe...do visit the ongoing event and send us some beautiful recipes of yours :)
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WeiWei said... Best Blogger Tips

I never thought that cheese can be mix with curry, what taste is it? I would like to try out, thanks, I will share your recipe in my blog, Diane.

Dzoli said... Best Blogger Tips

Great.Another good idea for teh good old macaroni cheese;)

Ann said... Best Blogger Tips

Oh that looks really good...

Love classic Mac and Cheese,
gotta try this one with curry one of these days.

Matt @ FaveDiets said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow, this looks unbelievably good! The flavors sound great, and I will for sure have to save this recipe for later.

Cooking Creation said... Best Blogger Tips

I love the idea of adding curry to mac n cheese! Bookmarking!

Chef Mireille said... Best Blogger Tips

I do one pot mac and cheese meals with meat and veggies all baked together but I have never added curry before. will have to try.

Nupur said... Best Blogger Tips

Its making me drool over... v tempting. i love mac n cheese to the core, this one is surely a hit ..

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