Farfalle Pasta tossed in Cheese Sauce

Fresh thyme makes this pasta dish in cheese sauce very refreshing. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Farfalle Pasta tossed in Cheese Sauce
Main Ingredients Parmesan cheese, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Course Noodles and Pastas
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Farfalle Pasta tossed in Cheese Sauce

  • for garnishing Parmesan cheese grated, ¼ cup +
  • as required Pasta spinach farfalle
  • as required Olive oil
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Refined flour (maida)
  • ¾ cup Warm milk
  • for garnishing Crushed black peppercorns to taste +
  • for garnishing Fresh thyme sprigs, 1-2 +


  1. Boil sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan. Add some olive oil, salt and pasta and boil till the pasta floats on the surface. Drain and soak in chilled water for 30 seconds. Drain well.
  2. To prepare cheese sauce, heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add flour, mix and saute for 30 seconds. Add ½ cup milk, whisk well and cook till the mixture thickens.
  3. Add salt, crushed peppercorns, remaining milk and torn thyme sprigs and mix. Add boiled pasta and mix well. Add cheese and mix well.
  4. Serve hot garnished with some grated cheese, torn thyme sprigs and crushed peppercorns.