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Shilpa gupta
20 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Italian pasta with India's favourite potatoes being the main ingredient, served with hot tomato sauce.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Italian
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Potatoes 4 medium
  2. Rawa 1/2 cup
  3. Salt 1/4 tesp
  4. Olive oil 1 tbsp
  5. Salt and pepper to sprinkle
  6. For tomato sauce ::
  7. Tomatoes 3
  8. Dried whole red chilli 3
  9. Onion 1
  10. Garlic 1 tesp
  11. Cilantro 2 tbsp
  12. Oil 1 tbsp
  13. Chilli flakes 1 tesp
  14. Salt 3/4 tesp


  1. Blanch tomatoes with whole red chillies in half cup of water.
  2. Cool and grind to a smooth paste.
  3. Boil potatoes.
  4. Peel and mash potatoes while still hot.
  5. Add rawa and salt. mix well.
  6. Divide the dough into 5 portions.
  7. Put 3 glass of water to boil in a big vessel.
  8. Roll each portion into a rope.
  9. Cut into one inch pieces.
  10. Dust each piece with flour.
  11. Now is the time to shape gnocchi. Take a fork and slide each piece gently with little pressure to give the texture.
  12. Now add a tesp of salt in boiling water.
  13. Drop 8-10 gnocchi in boiling water. In few seconds they will raise up in water. As soon as they rose up take them out with a slotted spoon. Don't overdo they will get mushy.
  14. Sprinkle some olive oil over cooked gnocchi. Sprinkle some salt and pepper.
  15. In a pan heat a tbsp of oil. Add crushed garlic. Saute.
  16. Add chopped cilantro and saute.
  17. Add finely chopped onions and saute.
  18. Add chilli flakes and cook for a while to release their aroma.
  19. Add tomato puree and salt. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  20. In a serving dish place gnocchi. Top with hot tomato sauce and serve.

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Reema Garg
Reema Garg   Jun-19-2017

would love to try it today...

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