Pasta is one of the most famous Italian dish. Here is an Indian version of the same. Learn how to make quick and easy red sauce masala pasta recipe. Red sauce pasta is simple to make. This is a delicious and healthy pasta recipe, using whole wheat pasta made using Kent Noodle and Pasta Maker. I had prepared fresh, healthy and homemade pasta which is free from any kind of preservatives. All thanks to this wonderful appliance by KENT. Look at my pasta..doesn't it look sooooo good and healthy!!



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Ready Made Whole Wheat Pasta - 500 gms
OR
For Homemade Pasta
Whole Wheat Flour - 1 cup (250 gms)
Bottle Gourd puree - 2 tsp (optional, Pumpkins/ spinach/ beetroot puree)

Red Pasta sauce
Chopped Ginger - 1 tsp
Red Chili powder/ Chili Flakes - 1/4 tsp
Tomato puree - 150 gms
Tomato sauce - 1 tbsp
Salt, Black Pepper - As per taste
Vegetables (sliced onions, capsicum, corns) - 1/2 cup each

Method:
1. Use ready made pasta or make homemade pasta using Kent Noodle and Pasta maker. Boil water with 1 tsp salt and oil. Boil pasta for 3-5 min till semi cooked. Drain pasta and wash with cold water. Apply little oil to avoid sticking pasta together. Allow it to cool down.
2. Red Sauce - Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai or pan, saute crushed garlic, add red chili powder, tomato puree, salt, black pepper. Cook on medium flame for 5-10 min till red sauce thickens up. Add 1 tsp tomato
3. In separate pan, heat 1 tsp oil and saute all vegetables along with little salt. Do not over cook the vegetables. Maintain the crispness.
4. Once the red sauce is ready, add boiled pasta along with vegetables. Cook for 2-3 min. Garnish with grated cheese and and serve immediately. 


Chocolate barfi is quick and easy Indian festive dessert recipe which takes no time to prepare. Simple need few basic ingredients and a yummy Indian sweet is ready to serve to your guest. 


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Ingredients:
Cocoa Powder - 1 tbsp
Milk - 1-2 tbsp
Condensed Milk - 200 ml
Butter - 1 tsp
Dessicated Coconut - 1/2 cup
Biscuits Crushed - 1 cup (70 gms, I had used Rs 5 Parle-G Glucose biscuits)
Chopped Cashewuts
Dark Chocolate Compound - 50 gms

Method:
1. In a non-stick pan, mix cocoa powder and milk to get a paste. DO NOT switch on the flame. Add condensed milk and butter and mix everything well. Once all 4 ingredients mix well, then switch on the flame. 
2. Cook the mixture on medium-high flame till it starts to boil. Once boils, then switch off the flame.
3. Add biscuits and coconut in mixture and mix well. Switch on the flame and cook the mixture for 2-3 min on medium flame.  
4. Transfer the mixture in greased box and press down to set the mixture nicely. Top it with melted dark chocolate and sprinkle with chopped cashews. Keep the chocolate burfi mixture in refrigerator for half hour so that it sets.
5. Once set, cut into small pcs and store in air tight jar.





Oats cake is the perfect recipe for those who can't have flour and yet want to have a healthy tea cake. This cake is healthy treat for all cake lovers. Oatmeal cake goes best with a cup of tea. This is less sweet cake but sweetness can be altered according to taste.




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Serving - 4 people

Ingredients:
Rolled Oats - 400 gms / 2 cups
Curd - 200 gms / 1 cup
Desiccated coconut - 150 gms/ 3/4 cup
Powdered Sugar - 2-3 tbsp ( cna be increased to 1 cup as per taste)
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
Black currants - 1/2 cup
Sesame seeds - 1-2 tsp
Any nuts can be added as per choice (Flaxseeds, sunflower seeds etc)

Method:
1. Mix all the the ingredients except curd to get a stiff batter. Add curd gradually into the batter. Few nuts can be kept aside to add to the base of cake.
2. Grease baking dish and line it with butter paper or aluminim foil. On the base add few nuts ad sesame seeds. Top with prepared batter and press it down to level the cake. Add few black currents on top as well.
3. Place the baking dish in preheated airfryer and bake at 160 degrees for 12 min. Check the cake with knife or toothpick. It should come out clean once cake is baked.
4. Cool down the cake completely and cut it into small pcs. Serve it with evening eat and enjoy a light cake recipe :)

Learn how to make the popular Mexican dish vegetable Quesadilla. This is healthier version of Mexican Quesadilla as whole wheat tortillas have been used with paneer instead of cheese. 


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Serving - 4 pcs

Ingredients:
Tortilla Sheets/ Half cooked Chapati/ Roti  - 2 
Cottage Cheese / Paneer - 200 gms 
Sweet corns - 100 gms/ 1/2 cup
Sliced onions, beans, carrots, capsicum - 100 gms / 1/2 cup each
Tomatoes Diced - 1 tomato
Salt, Red chilli powder, Cumin seeds powder - 1/2 tsp each
Butter - 1 tsp

Method:
1. Heat 1 tsp oil in non-stick pan. Add all vegetables and on medium flame for 5-10 min. Do not over cook the vegetables. 
2. Once cooked, reduce the flame to low and add all the spices along with corns. Mix and saute for 1 min. Switch off the flame and cool down the mixture completely.
3. Once cooled, add crushed paneer along with tomatoes. Mix nicely. Stuffing is ready.
4. Apply a coating of butter on half cooked roti. Spread the stuffing on half of the roti and fold it. 
5. Preheat griller toaster or pan. Apply a coating on butter on top and grill for 5 min. Once done, cut into 2 halves and serve immediately with tomato ketchup. 




Watch how to make stuffed capsicum slices which can be served as a perfect side dish with main course. Bharva shimla mirch is easy to make, crispy to eat for brunch. 




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Ingredients:
Capsicum – 3 pcs (250 gms)
Potatoes – 4 pcs boiled
Chopped onions- ½ cup
Salt, Red chilli powder, Turmeric powder – As per taste
Carom seeds – ½ tsp
Coriander seeds powder – ½ tsp
Dry mango powder (Amchur powder) – ½ tsp

Method:

1. Cut capsicum into slices, just like rings.
2. Stuffing – mash potatoes, add all the ingredients. Mix properly.
3. Stuff the potato mixture into each capsicum ring. Stuff from back side as well.
4. Heat 3-4 tbsp mustard oil in a non-stick pan for shallow frying. Place all capsicum rings and sauté till both the sides turn brown. It will take 15-20 min.
5. Serve hot as a side dish.


Vermicelli upma or seviyan upma is simple but healthy Indian breakfast recipe. Learn a very simple way to make vermicelli upma. 



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Ingredients:
Vermicelli/ Seviyan (Plain) - 2 cups/ 400 gms
Onions, carrots, capsicum, beans Chopped - 1/2 cup each
Sweet Corns - 1/2 cup
Salt, Garam Masala - As per taste
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

Method:
1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan or kadai. Splutter cumin seeds. If using plain vermicelli, then roast it till light brown for 2-3 min on medium flame. If using roasted vermicelli, then add directly, do not roast it. 
2. Add all vegetables and roast along with vermicelli for 5 min.
3. Add salt along with garam masala. Add water. The ratio of vermicelli: water should be 1:1.5, so add 3 cups for water for 2 cups of vermicelli. This ratio of water is very important. This ensures that the vermicelli does not turn soggy or sticky.
4. Cover the kadai with plate or lid and let it cook for 10 in on medium flame. Sit once in between.
5. Once cooked, uncover the lid and let it rest for 5 min in open kadai. Serve hot. 

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