Sep 10, 2013

Keema Macaroni / Cheese Topped Minced Chicken Pasta

My little angel is keeping me busy all day. I am totally loving the new mom works and feel. She is getting more naughtier as days pass by and i am so excited to see her little actions..I am getting many mails and wishes from my viewers, thank you guys. Many have been asking about the name of my lil princess. We are still insearch and deciding it, i will update you once i am done with it. 

Now coming to todays recipe. This recipe is inspired from the bolognese sauce recipe. I modified the recipe a lot and made it to my taste. I always wanted to make a chicken keema pasta and finally i made it. I used chicken mince, but you could use lamb of beef as you like. Hope you will try it and let me know how it turned out for you.

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 45 mins
Serves - 4


Macaroni - 2 cup dried (Or use any pasta)
Water - 1 liter
Salt to taste

For Sauce:
Oil - 2 tblspn
Chicken Keema / Minced Chicken - 250 grams
Cumin powder - 2 tsp
Red Chilli Flakes - 2 tsp or to taste
Garlic Cloves - 6 Minced
Oregano - 1 tsp
Onion - 1 large chopped finely
Capsicum / Bell pepper - 1 small chopped finely
Salt to taste
Tomato - 4 large crushed
Tomato Ketchup - 2 tblspn
Sugar - 1 tsp
Cheese as needed ( I used mozarella )


Cook pasta in lots of salted boiling water as per package directions. Drain it in a colander and set aside,

Heat oil in a kadai. Add in chicken keema and start browning them. Add in a tsp of cumin powder and chilli flakes. Season with salt. Mix this well and cook the keema well. Remove this on to a plate.

Now in the remaining oil, add in garlic and oregano. Saute this for 30 sec.

Now add in onions, bell peppers and saute for 5 mins.

Add in remaining tsp of cumin powder, chilli flakes and mix well. Season this with salt.

Now add in the chicken keema mixture, crushed tomatoes, tomato ketchup and mix well. Add in some sugar and mix well.

Bring this to a boil and cover the pan. Simmer this for 15 to 20 mins.

Now take pasta in a large bowl and pour this sauce over it. Mix well.

Pour this whole thing in a baking dish, sprinkle cheese on top.

Microwave this for 5 mins.

Serve hot.

Take all your ingredients

Heat oil

Add in the minced chicken

Saute them till they are no longer pink

Season with salt

Throw in some cumin powder and chilli flakes

Now remove them to a bowl

In the remaining oil

Add in garlic


Onions and peppers

Add in salt

Mix well

Add some chilli flakes and cumin again

Add in cooked chicken

crushed tomatoes

Tomato Ketchup

some sugar

Cover and cook

Till done
Now cook pasta..

Add salt to boiling water

Add in pasta

Cook till done

Drain them

Add it to a bowl

Pour the sauce over

Mix well

Pour into a baking dish

Top with cheese

Microwave till cheese is melted




GK Arusuvai said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi aarthi how r u dear?? Nice to see u back in action...lovely post..simple n yummy dish

Anu Shoj said... Best Blogger Tips

nice and yummy pasta...

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Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi aarthi sister,
I am santhi from Canada.daily I am watching your post. It is very useful for me. Really your great cook. I have one doubt about black forest cake.
can we use normal sugar instead of icing sugar?
Thank you,bye.

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Anonymous Yes u can use.

Sasikala Shankar said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow .. You are awesome ! I'm following all your dishes its soo yummy

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi aarti can i use chicken breast instead of minced chicken?

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi aarti can i use chicken.breast instead of minced chicken?

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Anonymousyes u can

srinu vykuntam said... Best Blogger Tips

Hai aarti I love your recipes.your recipes very easy and superb taste. Pl sent your photo

Vanitha Ramakrishnan said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi A, can I use cheddar or gouda or a combo of both instead of parmesan. Is oregano a must or can any other flavouring be used? Thanx

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Vanitha Ramakrishnanu can use any cheese. and skip oregano and use any herb u have on hand

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

2 cup of pasta mean hw many grams?

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Anonymousaround 200 grams