Spinach and Corn Pasta

Spinach and Corn Pasta

From   K for Kids
easy

Prep: 25 minutes

cook

Cook: 35 minutes

easy

Method: Easy

snack

Course: Pasta

Pasta

Type: Fusion

Pasta cooked in Indian style with spinach and corn is just too delicious

Ingredients

  • Spiral pasta, boiled 200 gms
  • Spinach 2 bunches
  • Corn kernels 1 cup
  • Butter 3 tbsps
  • Oil 3 tbsps
  • Cumin seeds ½ tsp
  • Medium onion, finely chopped 1
  • Ginger paste 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Tomato puree 1 cup
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder ¼ tsp
  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) powder 1 tsp
  • Sugar 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh cream ½ cup

Methods

  • Boil sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan, add spinach leaves and cook for a minute. Drain spinach and immediately dip in a bowl of cold water. Drain and squeeze the spinach to remove excess water. Put them into a blender jar and blend to a smooth puree.
  • Put corn kernels in another non-stick pan, add sufficient water and boil till they soften. Drain.
  • Heat butter and oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, add onion and saute till translucent.
  • Add ginger paste and garlic paste and saute for ½ minute. Add tomato puree and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, kasuri methi, corn (keeping aside some for garnish), spinach puree, sugar and salt mix well and let it simmer for 4 minutes.
  • Add the cooked pasta and cream and mix gently.
  • Transfer the pasta onto a serving plate, garnish with corn and serve immediately.