Asian Dal Pasta | How to make Asian Dal Pasta

By Sujata Hande-Parab  |  31st May 2017  |  
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About Asian Dal Pasta Recipe

Pasta is a traditional Italian cuisine. Prepared using variety of vegetables, stocks, sauces, creams etc. Have given little twist using Dal instead of sauce. Dal is a staple food in India and it’s healthy and easily available option. This is kid friendly healthy recipe.

The delicious and mouthwatering Asian Dal Pasta is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Asian Dal Pasta is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Asian Dal Pasta. Sujata Hande-Parab shared Asian Dal Pasta recipe which can serve 3 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Asian Dal Pasta. Try this delicious Asian Dal Pasta recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Sujata Hande-Parab of Asian Dal Pasta by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Asian Dal Pasta can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Asian Dal Pasta with other users

Asian Dal Pasta

Ingredients to make Asian Dal Pasta

  • Dried whole wheat spaghetti pasta - 150gms( any type of pasta can be used)
  • salt a pinch
  • water 2-3 cups
  • Grated Cheese – ¼th cup.
  • For Dal- masoor dal – ½ cup
  • oil – 1 – 2 tbsp
  • cumin seeds – 1/2tsp
  • mustard seeds – 1/2tsp
  • tomato – 1 no finely chopped
  • coriander - 2tbsp finely chopped
  • Green chilli finely chopped - 1/2tsp
  • Minced garlic – 1tbsp
  • Garam masala - ½ tsp
  • turmeric powder – a pinch.
  • tamarind paste – 1/4th tsp (optional)
  • salt as per taste
  • water as required for cooking
  • Garnish – Grated cheese tomato sauce

How to make Asian Dal Pasta

  1. Rinse the masoor dal thoroughly, until water is clear.
  2. In a pressure cooker heat oil, add cumin, mustard seeds. Let it splutter. Add finely chopped onion. cook until tender and translucent but not browned.
  3. Add garlic and green chilli. Continue to fry until garlic is fully cooked.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes mix well and let it cook for 3-4 min. Add salt, garam masala, a pinch turmeric powder, chopped coriander and tamarind paste. Mix well.
  5. Add washed masoor dal. Mix well. Add 2 cups water. cook it till 3-4 whistles. Let it cool completely.
  6. Check the consistency, If required add little water to keep the dal loose. It should be thick creamy texture.
  7. Taste and add more salt if needed. Blend dal in a blender to puree.
  8. For pasta - Take 3cups of water in a pan, add a tiny pinch of salt and bring back to the boil.
  9. Add the spaghetti and cook according to packet instructions – you want to cook your pasta until it is al dente. This means that it should be soft enough to eat, but still have a bit of a bite and firmness to it
  10. Once the pasta is done, drain off to a colander and rinse in cold water. Set aside
  11. Assembling – In a hot pan add pureed dal. Add cooked spaghetti pasta. Mix well.
  12. Add grated cheese. Cook till cheese melts.
  13. Serve hot. Garnish with tomato sauce and grated cheese.

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