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Easy, cheesy zucchini carbonara pasta
July 08, 2008

Who doesn't love Italian food -- delicious, buttery pastas and cheesy pizzas that invariably make your mouth water!

But what if you've had enough of eating it out? Would like to try your hand at whipping up some yummy Italian fare for yourself and your family at home?

In our continuing series of recipes taken from Italian Khana, an Italian cookbook for the Indian kitchen, Ritu Dalmia, celebrated chef and owner of Diva, one of Delhi's finest Italian restaurants, reveals her best tips and shows you how to cook an authentic Italian dish for dinner in 30 minutes or less.

Ritu will also answer reader queries, so scroll down to the bottom of the page to address your questions to her.

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Today's Recipe: Carbonara Alle Zucchine (Zucchini Carbonara Pasta)

The best thing about this pasta is that it requires very few ingredients. The recipe is so easy to follow and still looks and tastes gorgeous.

Ingredients (Servings: 4)


Previous recipes: Speedy, simple tomato-basil pasta | Spaghetti aglio Olio e Peperoncino

Excerpted from Italian Khana, India's first Italian cookbook for the Indian kitchen, with permission from the publishers, Random House India. Ritu will also answer reader queries, so please address your questions to her in the QnA box below.

Photograph: Sephi Bergerson

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