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How to make Pasta in White Sauce

Last updated on: March 3, 2011 15:32 IST

How to make Pasta in White Sauce

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As part of our ongoing series, we invite readers to share their recipes with us! Deepti Jain shows us how to make Pasta in White Sauce

Deepti Jain works in Accenture, Bengaluru. After getting married, the added responsibility of feeding her husband, Chirag drove her to the kitchen where she rediscovered her "somewhere lost hobby" of cooking and experimenting with new tastes and textures.

Deepti also decided to put them on a web page -- www.littlebangalore.com -- on a weekly basis with as much information as possible including intermediate pictures of the process.

Today Deepti shares with us her recipe for Pasta in White Sauce:

Ingredients:

For boiling pasta:

  • Penni Pasta/Macroni: 1 cup
  • Water: 2 1/2 cup
  • Refined Oil: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon

For preparing white sauce:

  • Baby corn: 4 big  size
  • Butter:  2 tablespoon
  • Oregano: 1 teaspoon
  • Onion: 1 medium size
  • Capsicum: 1 medium size
  • Maida: 2 table spoon
  • Milk: 2 3/4 cup
  • Salt: 3/4 tea spoon
  • Pepper: 1/2 tea spoon
  • Red Chilly flakes: 1/2 tea spoon
  • Cream: 1/4 cup
  • Cheese: 100 grams
  • Mushroom: 8-10 pieces   (optional)


Preparation:

For boiling pasta:

  • Add water, oil and salt in a container.
  • Heat it for 1 minute on high flame.
  • Add pasta to it and heat it for additional 10 minutes on medium flame. Make sure that the pasta is boiled properly as sometime it may take some extra time.
  • After boiling, separate out the pasta from water with the help of chalni.

For preparing white sauce:

(Following cooking steps are performed in microwave with settings at 900 W)

  • Chop all the vegetables into small pieces.
  • Add butter in a bowl and heat it for 30 seconds.
  • Add onion in the bowl and heat it for 2 minutes.
  • Add mushroom, baby corn, capsicum, oregano and heat them for 5 minutes.
  • Add maida to the cooked vegetables in the bowl and heat them for 30 seconds
  • Add salt, pepper, red chilly flakes, milk and heat them for another 6 mins
  • Add cream and boiled pasta to the mixture and heat it for 2 minutes.
  • Garnish it with cheese and grill it for 5 minutes.
  • Hot white sauce pasta is ready to serve

 


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