Miss out on eating restaurant-style Italian food? Or plan a big home feast with Italian in mind? Check out this recipe and have that creamy texture in the classic Italian dish that everyone loves.
Preparation time: 7minutes (approximately)
Cooking time: 15 minutes (approximately)
For the pasta:
3/4 cup penne or any paste
1/2 teaspoon of salt
4-5 cups of water
For the vegetables:
1/2 teaspoon of oil
1/4 cup chopped carrot
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped broccoli
Salt to taste
To prepare the white sauce:
1Â½ tablespoons of butter
1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1Â½ tablespoons of Maida (all-purpose flour)
1Â½ cup of milk (250 ml)
JK Italian seasoning
JK red pepper flakes
JK Burnt Garlic Seasoning
JK Salt Pepper Mix
Take 4 to 5 cups of water in a saucepan and bring it to a boil over medium heat.
Add the pasta to the boiling water and add Â½ teaspoon of salt to it.
Boil the pasta until tender but firm to the bite (al-dente).
Drain excess water from cooked pasta by transferring it to a colander or using a colander.
Take a frying pan and add Â½ teaspoon of oil to it and let it sizzle a little over high heat.
Add Â¼ cup of chopped broccoli, Â¼ cup of chopped red pepper, Â¼ cup of chopped green pepper, cup of chopped carrot and salt to taste.
Fry the vegetables until half-cooked (a bit crunchy) and set aside.
Heat 1Â½ tablespoon of butter in the same pan, add 1 teaspoon of finely chopped garlic and sautÃ©.
Add 1Â½ tablespoon of all-purpose flour (maida) to the pot
Stir the mixture for a while, add 1Â½ cups of milk and continue to stir with a whisk.
Stir and whisk the mixture until it gives a thick creamy texture.
Add the pasta, sautÃ©ed vegetables and cook for a few minutes over medium heat.
Turn off the heat, rotate and grind JK Italian Seasoning, JK Burnt Garlic Seasoning directly onto the pasta and mix well. Finally, sprinkle JK Red Chilli Flakes and JK Pepper Salt Mix to taste.
Pour it into a serving bowl and add grated cheese on top (optional).
Serve it hot with garlic bread.
Enjoy your lunch!