Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta Video by Tarla Dalal

Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta Video by Tarla Dalal

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When an all-time favourite desi snack crosses paths with a popular Italian dish, the result is this fascinating Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta! Fusili is cooked with a lip-smacking mixture of veggies flavoured with pav bhaji masala, and further enhanced with cream and herbs thereby bringing together the cuisines of two nations. This fabulous pasta creation is topped with cheese and colourful capsicum strips, and baked to perfection. Every mouthful of this Pav Bhaji Pasta will pleasantly surprise you with its vast spectrum of flavours and textures.


Recipe Description for Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta, Pav Bhaji Pasta

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Baking Time:  20 minutes
Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)
Makes 4 servings
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For Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta
2 tsp pav bhaji masala
2 cups cooked fusillii
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp olive oil
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup fresh cream
1/2 cup grated processed cheese
5 basil , torn into pieces
2 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
salt to taste
1/4 cup capsicum strips
dried oregano for sprinkling


For baked pav bhaji pasta

  1. Heat the butter and olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and onion and sautè on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the pav bhaji masala, garam masala, chilli powder and capsicum, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the fusilli, milk, fresh cream, ¼ cup cheese, basil, oregano, chilli flakes and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Transfer the fusilli into a greased baking dish, sprinkle the remaining ¼ cup of cheese, top it with coloured capsicum strips and sprinkle a little oregano evenly over it.
  6. Bake {span class="bold1"}pav bhaji pasta{/span} in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
  7. Serve the {span class="bold1"}baked pav bhaji pasta{/span} immediately.

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