Recipe source: My friend Sharbani.
Serves: 2, Preparation time: 25 minutes
250 Pasta (shells)
2 Onions (chopped)
2 tbsp Tomato sauce
5 Garlic pods (chopped)
1 cup Cheese (grated)
2 Green chillies (chopped)
1 tsp Chilli flakes (optional)
1 Carrot (chopped)
1 Capsicum (chopped)
Black pepper as per the taste
Salt to taste
In a deep pan heat 6 cups of water and bring it to boil. Once the water starts boiling, add pasta and salt, stir well so that it doesn't stick together. Cook uncovered for 8 -10 minutes. Drain the water and keep them under running water.Sprinkle 2 tsp of olive oil, mix the pasta shell well and put it under the fan to dry. Keep them aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add garlic flakes, onions and green chill. Fry till onion becomes transparent. Add chopped capsicum and carrot. Stir fry for 3-4 minutes. Add tomato paste, black pepper powder, salt to taste. Keep stirring until the tomatoes have cooked down to a thick sauce and smell fragrant (about 10 minutes). Now mix 2 tbsp tomato sauce and mix well. Add 1/2 cup of water, adjust the salt if required. Add the pasta and grated cheese, toss it for a minute. Pour the content in a baking dish, garnish it again with grated cheese and bake on medium for about 2 minutes. Yummy pasta is ready to eat !!!
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