Macaroni in A Hurry
by Tarla Dalal
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macaroni in hurry recipe is a super quick veg macaroni pasta. We have added easily usable ingredients like onions, capsicum and tomatoes to this Indian style macaroni pasta.
Kids like not just the name, but the macaroni in hurry recipe as well. An age-old recipe that we liked as kids (and continue to like), and our kids are sure to love too. The small size and funny shape of macaroni catches kids’ attention and invites them to take a spoonful. Once they try it, the veggies, ketchup and cheese work the remaining magic! Macaroni in hurry is a one dish meal and one pot meal and is ideal recipe for a tiring day. The recipe is hassel-free and is definitely loved by all the generations!
As the name suggests, the macaroni in hurry is extremely quick to make and also supremely easy. Not even an amateur can go wrong with this recipe. The macaroni in hurry is so easy, you can also involve your kids in the procedure of cooking pasta and have a quality time with them.
To make macaroni in hurry, heat butter in a non-stick pan. You can also use olive oil if you wish to. Further, add onions and cook until translucent. Also, add capsicum and tomatoes and cook well. We have added basic veggies to it but you can add any veggies that you wish to. It is a good way to include veggies to your kiddo’s diet. Further, add tomato ketchup, red chilli flakes, dried herbs and cook. These 3 ingredients are the taste enhancers. Next, add milk to give it a creamy texture. Last but not the least add the hero ingredient that is cheese. Add macaroni and cook while stirring occasionally. Macaroni in a hurry is ready, serve hot with garlic bread.
Just make sure you relish quick veg macaroni pasta fresh off the stove before the macaroni gets rubbery. If you have a little more time on hand, pair it with Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast and Quick Mushroom Soup for a complete meal experience.
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- To make macaroni in hurry, heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the capsicum and sauté on a high flame for 1 minute.
- Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the tomato ketchup, chilli flakes, dried mixed herbs and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the milk, cheese and macaroni, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve the macaroni in hurry immediately.
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For boiling the macaroni pasta perfectly, boil enough water in a large pan. If you use a small pan, the pasta will clump together on boiling. Cover the pan with a lid to make the water boil faster.
Once the water boils vigorously, add little salt. The salt will season the pasta as they cook, which will give you flavorful pasta. Also, the water when tasted should taste like seawater for the pasta to have perfect seasoning.
Add the pasta to the boiling water and stir once.
Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally and gently until the pasta is tender. Cooking times may vary with the size and the thickness of the pasta. Very small pasta (like macaroni, fusilli, conchiglie, penne) may cook in 8 to 10 minutes.Refer to the package instructions to understand the exact cooking time.
After 10 minutes, remove one pasta out of the water and keep it aside to cool a little. Bite into the pasta or break it with a fork to check if it's still hard in the center or if it's cooked as you like. For perfectly cooked pasta, cook until it's al dente, which means it is a little firm in the center.
Immediately drain the cooked pasta into a sieve or colander. Keep aside.
To prepare macaroni in a hurry, heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan.
Once the butter melts, add onions.
Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes or until the onions are soft and translucent.
Add capsicum. To make macaroni more vibrant and colorful, make use of red and yellow bell pepper.
Sauté on a high flame for 1 minute so they maintain their crunch.
Add tomatoes. Other vegetables like blanched broccoli florets, baby corn, carrots can also be added to make macaroni in a hurry tastier.
Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Add tomato ketchup. We are not making red sauce or white sauce for this quick and easy macaroni recipe so, we will be using condiments to fortify the flavour. Tomato Ketchup adds a sweet tangy flavor that is loved by everyone.
Add chilli flakes as per the spice you like.
Add dried mixed herbs. If you do not have mixed herbs then you can simply add dried oregano or dried basil/thyme whatever is easily available.
Add salt. We have added salt while boiling the pasta, butter and cheese both contain salt so, add it accordingly.
Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
Add milk to give macaroni in a hurry a creamy, rich texture.
Add cheese. We have used grated processed cheese. You can use any variety of cheese that you like or is easily available like mozzarella, cheddar, parmesan, pizza cheese, etc.
Add macaroni. It takes no time to cook macaroni pasta so, we are using this particular shape but other shapes like penne, shell, fusilli can also be used.
Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Our quick and easy macaroni pasta is ready.
Serve pasta in a hurry immediately.
If you liked this recipe of macaroni pasta in a hurry then also check out other quick pasta recipes Quick Veg Pasta Recipe, Macaroni in Cheesy Carrot Sauce, Macaroni Hot Pot and Creamy Macaroni with Broccoli.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||869.1 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.2 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.5 mg|
|Vitamin C||49.5 mg|
|Folic Acid||35 mcg|
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