Red Sauce Pasta Indian Style

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Often when international food comes to India, it gets changed according to Indian people preferences: becomes mostly vegetarian and starts having Indian spices. The most popular international food here is Chinese, which is quite different from the one in China, and Italian.

There is 3 types of pasta that are very popular here: Red sauce, White sauce and Mixed sauce. Today we have Red Sauce Pasta Indian style recipe.


  • Pasta – 200g;
  • Salt – 1.5 tsp;
  • Cooking oil – 2-3 tbsp;
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp;
  • 1 green chili – optional;
  • Garlic & Ginger – a little bit – chopped;
  • 1 onion – chopped;
  • 1 capsicum – chopped – optional;
  • 1 carrot – cut in small pieces – optional;
  • 1/2 tea spoon of turmeric powder;
  • 1/2 tea spoon of chilly powder;
  • 1/4 tea spoon of black paper;
  • 1-2 chopped tomatoes or 5-6 spoons of tomato paste;
  • Green peas – 100 g – optional;
  • Fresh greenery – optional


  • Boil pasta in a little bit salty water with 1 tbsp of oil;
  • Add the rest of the oil to a pan, heat it;
  • Add cumin seeds, green chili, garlic and ginger to a pan and fry it for 30 seconds;
  • Add onion and fry until it turns golden;
  • Add capsicum and carrot, fry it for 4 minutes;
  • Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and black paper to vegetables, mix everything well;
  • Add tomatoes or tomato paste, mix everything and fry the vegetables for about 3 minutes;
  • Add green peas and cover the pan, cook it for 10 minutes, mixing occasionally;
  • Add pasta to sauce, mix it well;
  • Add the rest of the salt and cook pasta for another 5 minutes;
  • Pasta is ready! You can serve it with a fresh greenery on the top.

Bon Appetit!

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