How to make Penne With Vegetables And Cottage Cheese -

Penne cooked with paneer and vegetables.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Paneer Book.

Main Ingredients : Penne (पेने पास्ता ), Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Penne With Vegetables And Cottage Cheese

Penne With Vegetables And Cottage Cheese Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Penne With Vegetables And Cottage Cheese Recipe

  • Penne 200 grams

  • Cottage Cheese cut into ½ inch cubes 225 grams

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 8-10 cloves

  • Carrot diagonally sliced and blanched 1 medium

  • Zucchini diagonally sliced 1 medium

  • Babycorns blanched and sliced diagnolly 4-5

  • Broccoli blanched 5-6 florets

  • Cherry tomatoes halved 4-5

  • Basil leaves a few

  • Black peppercorns crushed 6-8

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Parmesan cheese grated 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Cook penne in five cups of boiling salted water till al dente (cooked but still firm to the bite). Drain. Heat olive oil in a wok; add garlic and sauté over medium heat for one minute.

Step 2

Add penne, carrot, zucchini, baby corn and broccoli and cook over medium heat for two to three minutes, tossing continuously.

Step 3

Add cherry tomatoes, roughly torn fresh basil, crushed peppercorns, chilli flakes, paneer, penne and salt and continue to toss for another minute. Transfer the pasta to a platter and serve hot, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.

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