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Masala Pasta

13th February 2022

This desi pasta is one of those simple dinners we should all know how to make. It’s the perfect go-to for a busy weeknight, and it’s also a dish fit for a weekend or even to serve to guests.

Masala Pasta


  • 4 cups Pasta
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 cup Red onion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon minced Garlic
  • 3 cups Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 cups Carrot chopped
  • 1 cup Green peas
  • half cup Green bell pepper chopped
  • half cup Red pepper chopped
  • 1 tsp Black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric, Garam masala & Coriander powder
  • 1 – 2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon Kasoori methi (Dried fenugreek leaves)
  • 2 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • half cup Heavy whipping cream (malai or fresh cream)Masala Pasta
  • 4 tbsp coriander leaves chopped


  • Cook the pasta and drain the liquid (reserving about 1 cup of the pasta water)
  • Heat oil in a pan on medium heat. Add chopped onions and garlic
  • Cook till onions become soft and translucent.
  • Then add tomatoes. Cook until tomatoes become soft and mushy.
  • Add veggies (carrot, peas, bell pepper, red pepper and salt.
  • Mix, cover and cook till veggies are soft and tender.
  • Add all the spice powders, then add reserved pasta water, mix and bring it to a simmer.
  • Add heavy cream. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  • Add cooked pasta. Mix well.
  • Sprinkle chopped cilantro and serve.