Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Boiled Veggies

1 cup mixed veggies (beans, cabbage/lettuce, Capsiscum,Carrot, peas/Sweet corn are better)
1 tsp Chopped green chillis or Chilli paste
4-6 crushed bird's eye chillis
2 cloves Garlic
1 tsp Mediterranean herbs


  • Chop all the veggies and  put in a vessel with 2 cups of water.
  • Once the water starts boiling add salt and chillis/ paste, bird's eye chillis.
  • After 5-7 mins add other veggies.Maintain water in the vessel.
  • Once the veggies are boiled ,crush the garlic pods, Herbs and add to this.
  • Cook for another 2-3 mins adjust the salt and turn of the heat.
  • Serve hot as starter.

Pasta (Red Sauce)

1 cup Pasta
2-4 tbsp Red sauce
1 slice Cheese
1 tsp Soy sauce
 Chopped black olives /jalapeno (optional) 
Salt to taste

For red sauce:
3-4 red Tomatoes
8 Red chillis ( soaked for an hour)
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp Green chilli paste or finally chopped green cillis.
2 tsp Vinegar
1 tsp Basil leaves
Salt to taste
3-4 tbsp Olive oil

  • Take 3 cups of water in a vessel and keep on flame.
  • Once the water starts boiling add a tsp of salt and oil Then add pasta to it.
  • Let it cooked soft not too much.
  • Grind the Tomatoes and Red chillis to a smooth paste and keep aside.
  • On the other hand Heat the Olive oil in a frying pan. Add green chillis or paste to it.
  • Then add ginger garlic paste.After 2 mins add the tomato chilli paste to this.
  • Cook for around 5 mins. then add Vinegar, salt and basil leaves.
  • Cook the paste till oil leaves from the edge.
  • You can store this sauce for couple of weeks refrigerated.
  • Once the pasta is cooked drain the excess water and keep aside.
  • Take a frying pan and melt the cheese slice.Optional jalapenos can be added here.
  • Add the Red sauce to this.Then the Soy sauce.
  • When the sauce and cheese mixed nicely add the pasta and mix it well so that the sauce will be coated nicely on pasta.
  • Serve hot.