Paneer Makhani Pasta

As I always say I love doing something different with the food every time. This time I made Pasta with Paneer Makhani Sauce. It turned out very well. Hope you enjoy it.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Indian-Italian

Time: Preparation – 5 mins, Cooking – 20 mins, Total – 25 mins

Servings: 2

Ingredients:

  1. Pasta (of your choice) – 1 cup
  2. Paneer (Cottage Cheese) – 1/2 cup (cut into small cubes)
  3. Onion – 1 medium (diced)
  4. Tomatoes – 3 large (diced)
  5. Garlic – 2 cloves (diced)
  6. Red Chili Flakes – 1/2 tsp (or as required)
  7. Dried Basil Leaves – 1 tsp
  8. Black Pepper Powder – 1/3 tsp
  9. Fresh Cream – 2-3 tbsp
  10. Olive oil – 1 tbsp
  11. Butter – 1 tbsp
  12. Coriander Leaves – for garnishing
  13. Salt to taste

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

How to make Paneer Makhani Pasta:

  1. Cook pasta as per instructions on the pack. Keep aside
  2. Meanwhile heat oil in a pan. Add diced onions and garlic. Saute till onions are translucent
  3. Add tomatoes and saute till they’re a little soft. Turn off the flame
  4. Once it has cooled down grind to make a fine puree. Keep aside
  5. Heat butter in a pan. Add the puree. Cook for 7-8 mins
  6. Add red chilli flakes, black pepper powder and dried basil leaves. Mix well
  7. Add fresh cream, paneer and salt. Cook for 2-3 mins
  8. Add boiled pasta. Mix well
  9. Your Paneer Makhani Pasta is ready
  10. Sprinkle a little red chili flakes and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot!!!

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