How to make Pastama -

Pasta upma

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Secret Recipe.

Main Ingredients : Penne (पेने पास्ता ), Peanuts (मूंगफली)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Pastama Recipe

  • Penne boiled 1 cup

  • Peanuts

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1 tablespoon

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 1 tablespoon

  • Curry leaves 20-25

  • Peanuts 2-3 tablespoons

  • Dried button red chillies (bor mirchi) 6

  • Onions finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Veg Bolognese sauce 3 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Pitted black olives sliced 5-6


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a non stick pan. Add mustard seeds, green chillies, black gram, Bengal gram, curry leaves, peanuts, button chillies and saute till fragrant. Add onions and saute well.

Step 2

Add boiled pasta, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and toss well. Add veg Bolognese sauce and salt and mix well. Transfer into a serving bowl. Sprinkle black olives on top and serve hot.

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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.