How to make Spaghetti Aglio Olio -

Classic Italian pasta dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Spaghetti (स्पेघेटी), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

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Spaghetti Aglio Olio

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Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Spaghetti Aglio Olio Recipe

  • Spaghetti 200 grams

  • Garlic 8-10 cloves

  • Extra virgin olive oil 5 tablespoons

  • Fresh red chillies 2-3

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Parmesan cheese powder 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh parsley finely chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Boil plenty of water in a deep non stick pan. Add salt and spaghetti and cook for 8-9 minutes or till the spaghetti is al dante. Crush garlic cloves and chop them finely. Diagonally slice fresh red chillies.

Step 2

Heat 3 tbsps extra virgin olive oil in a non stick pan, add garlic and saute till fragrant.Add red chillies and continue to saute.

Step 3

Remove spaghetti from the boiling water and add to the garlic in the pan. Sprinkle some salt and little freshly crushed black peppercorns and mix well.

Step 4

Add remaining olive oil and mix well. Add parmesan cheese powder and mix well.Sprinkle parsley and mix. Serve immediately.

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