How to make Crunchy Pasta -

Boiled penne pasta deep fried till crisp and tossed in specially made spice mix

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Penne pasta, Crushed black peppercorns (कुटी हुई कालीमिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crunchy Pasta

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Crunchy Pasta Recipe

  • Penne pasta , boiled 1 cup

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Paprika powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Mix together crushed peppercorns, paprika powder, chaat masala, garlic powder, onion powder and salt in a bowl.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Put pasta in a sieve, add refined flour and sift over a plate. Add the pasta to the hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Sprinkle the prepared spice-mix through a sieve over the pasta, transfer them into a serving bowl and serve immediately.

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