Are you a Pasta lover but don’t want to spend too much time cooking it, then this recipe is completely for you, Pasta can be cooked in a Pressure cooker in a convenient way .that too within a fraction of the time taken to traditionally prepare Pasta.
In a pressure cooker you can make a variety of Pasta dishes with minimal effort. The process is very simple just sauté your favourite ingredients, like here to make Indian Style veg Pasta we have sautéd the veggies and then added Pasta macaroni noodles along with Water to pressure cook it. In a Pressure cooker, steam pressure builds in a sealed environment making the cooking time faster. This also helps in infusing all the flavours of the ingredients used such as spices and herbs, in the Pasta, while making an Indian Style flavourful masala vegetable Pasta.
Cooking Pasta in a pressure cooker makes it more healthy because it reduces the cooking time thus preserving the nutritional value of the veggies used in the Pasta making it a healthy meal option.
So now no need to spend hours in the kitchen to make your favourite bowl of Pasta. Just grab a pressure cooker and cook pasta in the pressure cooker using this new revolutionary cooking method.
FAQ About How to Make Pasta in 10 Minutes
- How to cook Pasta in a Pressure cooker?
Cooking pasta in a pressure cooker is not rocket science you can make quick and easy pressure-cooked non-sticky Pasta in just a minute it’s a very instant and simple method, and in this, you just need to keep your proportion right.
- Do we need a specific amount of Water to cook Pasta?
The answer is yes, you do need a fixed amount of Water to make perfect non-sticky Pasta. dry or little wet with thick gravy.The thumb rule is that for every single cup of pasta, you need about the same amount of water and same amount of pressure time. This applies even when you are making plain Pasta. Follow the recipe for further recommendations.
2. How long it takes for Pasta to cook in a Pressure cooker?
To make perfect one pot-pressure cooked Pasta cooking time is certainly very important otherwise Pasta might remain hard or get burnt. The cooking time for pasta in a pressure cooker may vary according to the thickness of the pasta. Literally it will take you a total of not more than 5 minutes to make Pressure cooked veggie Pasta. Follow properly the instructions given in the recipe below.
3. Can different types of Pasta be made in a Pressure cooker?
The answer is absolutely yes. You can make any type of Pasta in a Pressure cookers such as Penne, Macaroni, or even Spaghetti noodles. You just have to keep in mind the thickness of the pasta and adjust the cooking time accordingly.
4. Is it necessary to pre-soak Pasta before Pressure cooking?
No, It is not necessary to pre-soak the pasta before cooking it in a pressure cooker. The pressure cooker will perfectly cook pasta without prior soaking it.
5. Can Sauce be added to Pasta while it’s cooking in a Pressure cooker?
It’s not recommended to add sauce while Pasta is getting cooked in a pressure cooker, as the sauce may get thickened and affect the cooking time of Pasta. You can mix your desired sauce later after Pasta gets cooked.
6. Can Pasta be cooked with other ingredients together in a Pressure cooker?
Of course! the best part of this recipe is that you cook everything, all the ingredients together in one pot. This works perfectly for making instant Indian one-pot veg Pasta in a pressure cooker without compromising Pasta taste or texture.
7. Some of the important tips to make nonsticky Pasta.
To prevent Pasta from getting sticky in a pressure cooker do remember to add the appropriate amount of water while cooking. It can be a little more but it should not get less. Secondly, if you are making plain Pasta do add a little amount of Salt and Oil while cooking, which will help to keep Pasta non-sticky.
Video Recipe Homemade Pasta in 10 Minutes
Recipe Homemade Pasta in 10 Minutes Recipe
Creamy Indian Style Veg Pasta in Pressure Cooker | Homemade Best Quick Pasta with Sauce
- 2 Tbsp Oil / Tel
- 1 Tbsp +1 Tsp Butter / Makhan
- 1 Tsp Ginger paste / Adrakh
- 1 Tsp Garlic paste / Lasan
- 2 Onion / Pyaz
- 1/4 Cup Carrot / Gajar
- 1/4 cup Capsicum / Shimla mirch
- 2-3 Chillies / Mirch
- 2 Tomatoes / Tamatar
- As per taste Salt / Namak
- 1 Tsp Kashmiri red Chilli powder / Lal mirch
- 2 Cup Pasta
- 1 +1/2 Cup Water / Pani
- 1 Tsp Pasta seasoning
- 1/2 Tsp Pepper / Kali mirch
- 2 Tbsp Cheese – Processed or Parmesan
- 1 Tbsp Tomato ketchup
- 1 Tbsp Finely chopped fresh Coriander / Dhaniya
- Some Mayonnaise
- Some Basil leaves / Tulsi patta
- Heat Oil and Butter in a Pressure cooker.
- Add Garlic & Ginger paste. Saute over low to medium stirring continuously for a minute.
- Add chopped Onions and now sauté them continuously over a high for a minute.
- Now add chopped Carrot and continue sautéing for a minute on high.
- Add chopped Capsicum and continue sauteing for a minute on high.
- Add chopped Chilies in between.
- Add chopped Tomatoes and Salt .Continue sautéing on high again for just a minute.
- Putting heat to low add Kashmiri red chili powder. Keep on stirring continuously over low heat. For a minute.
- Now add Pasta and give a stir to well mix everything.
- Add Water to it as per measurement and pressure cook for a minute or for one whistle on a medium flame.
- Finally add Pasta seasoning, Pepper, shredded Cheese, Tomato ketchup and finely chopped fresh Coriander. Give it a mix on high for a minute.
- Take out to serve and garnish its some Mayonnaise and fresh Basil.
- Enjoy hot.
- We are using 250ml cup.