There are various kinds of pasta.Here I have used the fusilli pasta.This shape is able to hold more sauce in the grooves.Various veggies & meat can be combined in this dish as per choice.I have made it with chicken in a tangy tomato sauce.Take a look at the recipe.
200 gms Fusilli Pasta
100 gms boneless chicken
8-10 florets of broccoli
5-6 button mushrooms
1 red capsicum
1 tsp black pepper powder
5 medium size tomatoes
4 garlic flakes
1tsp red chilly powder
6-7 chopped garlic
2 tbsp olive oil
Salt to taste
Boil pasta with salt till it is al dente ( firm but not hard ). Drain it & drizzle some oil on it so that it doesn't stick to each other.
Blanch broccoli with salt for 2 minutes & keep aside. Chop mushrooms, red & green capsicum into cubes.
To make the tomato sauce
Roughly chopped tomatoes, onion & garlic flakes. Heat oil in pan. Then add garlic & stir fry it for a while. Take care not to let the garlic turn brown.
Then add tomatoes & onions.Saute it till it is cooked. Add some salt, sugar & red chilly powder.
Let this mixture cool .Then grind it to paste.
Pasta sauce is ready.
To make pasta
Heat oil in pan.Then add chopped garlic & saute it. Add broccoli, bell peppers & mushrooms & mix well.Then add the boneless chicken & saute it .
When the chicken is cooked add the tomato sauce & boiled pasta. Sprinkle black pepper powder. Adjust salt as per taste.Pasta is ready. Serve hot.Garnish with parsley.