Sunday, October 10, 2010

Spicy Tuna Pasta

Who doesn't love pasta ? It is easy ,delicious and sometimes healthy  . I simply love pasta and always like to experiment with it .The recipe I am posting today is spicy , tangy and very easy to make . Everyone in my family loves it and I make it all the time , so here goes.........


400 gms pasta ( any kind like penne or fusilli )
1 can of tuna drained
1/2 tspn chilli powder
1/4 tspn turmeric powder
1 small onion chopped
1 tbspn ginger and garlic paste
1 small green capsicum chopped
250 gm button mushrooms quartered
1 large carrot chopped
1 can whole tomatoes
1 tbspn ketchup
1 tspn soy sauce
1 tspn chilli sauce
a pinch of dried basil,dried oregano and dried thyme
5-6 fresh basil leaves
2-3 tbspn oil


Cook the pasta in salted boiling water till al dente.
In a large pan heat oil and add the tuna , chilli powder and turmeric powder and fry it ,stirring constantly .
Then add the onions and the capsicum and fry it for a few min. till the onions turn soft .
Add in the rest of the vegetables and saute them for a few min.
Add the tomatoes along with the ketchup and the chilli sauce and the soy sauce and cook it till the tomatoes soften .
Add in the dry spices and the cooked pasta and toss it all together.
Garnish with chopped fresh basil and grated fresh parmesan .

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