How to make Pasta In Red Pepper Sauce -

Fusilli pasta cooked in red pepper sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Fusilli (फ्यूसील्ली पास्ता ), Red Pepper (रेड पैपर)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Pasta In Red Pepper Sauce

Pasta In Red Pepper Sauce Recipe Card


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 : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pasta In Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

  • Fusilli 1 cup

  • Red Pepper 1 medium

  • Carrot 1 medium

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Garlic 4-5 cloves

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomato puree 1/2 cup

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 1/4 cup

  • Basil leaves dried 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh parsley a few sprigs


Step 1

Wash pepper and carrot. De-seed pepper and cut into one-inch sized pieces. Peel carrot and slice thinly.

Step 2

Peel and wash onion and slice thinly. Peel and chop garlic.

Step 3

Place pepper, carrot and onion on a tray and sprinkle one tablespoon of olive oil and cook in the oven at 180 degree C for ten minutes.

Step 4

Boil sufficient water in a deep pan with salt. Add one tablespoon of oil and cook different coloured fusilli pasta in it till al dente.

Step 5

Drain and refresh in cold water. Add one tablespoon olive oil and mix.

Step 6

Remove the vegetables from the oven and blend with a little water in a mixer.

Step 7

Heat two tablespoons of olive oil in a pan and add chopped garlic, vegetable puree, tomato puree, salt, pepper powder and simmer for five minutes.

Step 8

Add boiled pasta and mix. Add fresh cream and mix. Add dried basil.

Step 9

Transfer onto a serving dish and garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot.

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