Masala Macaroni

Masala macaroni - macaronis flavoured with masalas, mint leaves, garlics and sauted with vegetables, is enjoyable for kids. This masala macaroni is easy to make for evening tiffin for your kids. Before tossing with the vegetables the macaronis are cooked in plenty of water and drained well. You can add any vegetables as you wish and any macaronis. For this masala macaroni the mint leaves give some unique flavour and taste. Cooking the macaronis can take a few minutes, so cooking them in advance allows minimal work when your kids arrive you can prepare within a couple of seconds. 


Masala macaroni - macaronis flavoured with masalas, mint leaves, garlics and sauted with vegetables, is enjoyable for kids. This masala macaroni is easy to make for evening tiffin for your kids. Before tossing with the vegetables the macaronis are cooked in plenty of water and drained well. You can add any vegetables as you wish and any macaronis. For this masala macaroni the mint leaves give some unique flavour and taste. Cooking the macaronis can take a few minutes, so cooking them in advance allows minimal work when your kids arrive you can prepare within a couple of seconds.






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Masala macaroni - macaronis flavoured with masalas, mint leaves, garlics and sauted with vegetables

Prep time : 20 minutes
Cook time : 12 minutes
Serves : 3
Category : Evening tiffin
Author : Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan


Ingredients
  • 2 cups macaronis
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 carrots, finely chopped
  • 4 beans, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • few mint leaves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp garamasala powder
  • few coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • salt to taste
Cooking Directions

1. Take a big vessel and boil 8 to 10 cups of water. Add a pinch of salt and oil to the boiling water. Then add the macaronis and cook until soft. 
2. Drain the water completely and allow them to cool down.
3. Heat a kadai and add the butter. Add the finely chopped onions. Saute it for a few minutes and add the garlic paste.
4. When the raw smell of the garlics disappears add the carrots and beans. Stir and saute them on medium flame.
5. Next, add the tomatoes and saute them well. Now close it with a lid for 5 minutes. Stir in between to avoid burns.
6. After 5 minutes, add the turmeric powder, pepper powder, garamasala powder, mint leaves and required salt. Mix them well.
7. Now add the cooked macaronis and mix them gently and evenly. When the macaronis are mixed well with the masalas add the finely chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame. 



Masala Macaroni with step by step photos


1. Take a big vessel and boil 8 to 10 cups of water. Add a pinch of salt and oil to the boiling water. Then add the macaronis and cook until soft. Drain the water completely and allow them to cool down.




2. Heat a kadai and add the butter. Add the finely chopped onions. Saute it for a few minutes and add the garlic paste.




3. When the raw smell of the garlics disappears add the carrots and beans. Stir and saute them on medium flame.




4. Next, add the tomatoes, mint leaves and saute them well. Now close it with a lid for 5 minutes. Stir in between to avoid burns.




6. After 5 minutes, add the turmeric powder, pepper powder, garamasala powder and required salt. Mix them well.




7. Now add the cooked macaronis and mix them gently and evenly. When the macaronis are mixed well with the masalas add the finely chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame. 




Notes
1. You can add a tbsp of tomato sauce while sauteing the vegetables. 
2. You can add boiled potatoes, green peas also.
3. I do not prefer ginger paste for macaronis, but you can include if you wish. 


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