How to make Peanut Pasta -

Boiled pasta mixed with sauteed onions, crushed peanuts and cream, topped with parmesan cheese and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Archana Doshi.

Main Ingredients : Pasta (पास्ता ), Peanuts (मूंगफली)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

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Peanut Pasta

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Peanut Pasta Recipe

  • Pasta 2 cup

  • Peanuts chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion chopped 1/2 cup

  • Crushed roasted peanuts 1/4 cup

  • Chilli sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Cream 1/4 cup

  • Fresh basil leaves chopped 1/4 cup

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup

  • Milk 1/4 cup

  • Red chilli flakes to taste

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180º C. Cook the pasta until al dente adding salt to the water in which the pasta is being cooked.

Step 2

Heat oil in pan; add the garlic, onions and saute until it turns slight golden and the onions are tender.

Step 3

Add crushed peanuts, Chinese chilli sauce, cream and basil and toss well .Add pasta and mix.

Step 4

Stir well on low heat. Place the pasta to an oven proof serving dish, like a casserole.

Step 5

Stir in the milk to the prepared pasta. Sprinkle cheese on top to cover the pasta.

Step 6

Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for about 25 - 30 minutes until the cheese melts.

Step 7

Allow it to sit for 15 minutes before serving. Serve warm with your choice of white wine.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.