May 27, 2014

Desi Vegetable Pasta Recipe / Vegetable Pasta Recipe / Indian Pasta Recipe / Indian Style Masala Pasta

Pasta, such a versatile ingredient, you could probably cook it thousand of ways..I have quite a few recipes in my blog. You can check all of them here

This is a different pasta recipe with a indian twist. i added some indian spices to it to make it indianized, and it really worked. So try this out and let me know how it turned out..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves : 2 to 3


Pasta - 1 cup dry ( I used trottole pasta)
Onion - 1 small sliced
Garlic - 4 cloves
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku -  1 tsp
Carrots - 1 small chopped into small pieces
Beans - 6 chopped into small pieces
Cauliflower - 1/2 cup chopped finely
Tomato - 1 large pureed
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tblspn
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Cumin Powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Coriander Leaves / Cilantro - 3 tblspn finely chopped
Water - 1 cup
Oil - 1 tblspn


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

Now heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard seeds, garlic and curry leaves. Let them sizzle for a min.

Add in onions and saute for a min.

Now add in all veggies and saute for a min.

Add in all spice powder and mix well. Add in tomato puree , salt and sugar. Add in 1 cup of water and cook till the veggies are cooked.

Now add in 1/4 cup more water and bring it to boil. Add in the cooked pasta and toss well. Let it cook and simmer for 5 mins or so, till the pasta absorbs the masala and all the masala gets stuck to the pasta.

Add in coriander leaves and mix well. Serve.

Heat Oil, add in garlic cloves, curry leaves and mustard seeds

Add in onions

Saute for a min

Add in chopped veggies

Saute for a couple of mins

Add in spice powders

Tomato puree

Add some more water

Add in salt and sugar

cook till the oil separates

add some more water

Bring it to a boil

Add in cooked pasta

Let it cook in the sauce so it absorbs the sauce

Now it is getting thick

And all the masala has coated the pasta

add in some chopped coriander leaves



  1. So many wonderful flavors to enjoy in a pasta dish. Blessings, Catherine

  2. Awww Indian style pasta looks delicious:)

  3. I really appreciate ur work.keep gng:-) I luv al ur recipes.

  4. Yummy..looks appetizing..

  5. Yummy...looks appetizing..

  6. So simple to cook...
    nice work......

  7. U r just incredible.... Hats off to ur efforts.... Stay blessed and may god give you the strength to keep coming up with such wonderful work..... Thanx a ton for making us enjoy cooking ....😊

  8. adding indian spices is a good idea. But the pic doesnot look tempting. sorry

  9. hi can a little of tomato sauce be added to this?if yes,at which stage?

  10. I tried this pasta and it turned out super good. My family enjoyed this dish very much. Thank you much for sharing this recipe.


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