Snack - How to make simple macaroni recipes

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(image credits- istock)If you are a pasta/macaroni lover, then you need to try these recipes- Baked Macaroni, Macaroni Pasta Soup, White Sauce Pasta, Masala Pasta and Pasta Salad. You just need to boil the macaroni on one side, saute the veggies on the other and finally mix them together to get a final dish.

Macaroni Recipe: How to Make Macaroni Recipe

Macaroni Recipe: How to Make Macaroni Recipe
Macaroni is one of the most popular dishes made across the world. Give a healthy twist to your usual macaroni by adding lots of veggies to it. Here is how you can make it at home in easy steps, explained with step-by-step images. Do try this recipe at home and enjoy its scrumptious flavours. Happy Cooking!If there is one thing that kids love the most, it is any kind of macaroni and pasta dish. Not just kids, macaroni is loved by people of all age groups and can enlighten the mood. This Continental recipe can be made at home easily without a fuss. The ingredients required to prepare this delicious dish are macaroni pasta, tomato ketchup, bell peppers, onion, butter, cheese and seasonings. For bachelors, macaroni is the easiest breakfast and lunch option, as it will be ready in just half an hour. Macaroni is an incredible dish and can be prepared on occasions like potluck and kitty parties. Since it is spill-free, you can easily carry macaroni for an outdoor picnic and even on a road trip. It fills you up and so you will not feel hungry for a long time. You can add vegetables of your choice and make it taste and look more interesting. If you often feel hungry in the evening and need a filling yet healthy snack to satiate your hunger, then do try this yummy macaroni recipe. You can also serve this macaroni dish in a lunch buffet or during family dinner. You can make this healthy Macaroni dish for dinner on days when you don't feel like cooking anything lavish. The dish can be made tastier by adding lots of other veggies like carrots, beans, cabbage etc. You can even make the white sauce separately and add it to the macaroni to make it a pink sauce macaroni. For white sauce, just heat 2 tbsp butter in a pan, add 2 tbsp maida to it. Give a mix and keep mixing till it turns golden in colour. Now add 3/4 cup milk in batches and keep mixing to prevent lumps. Once you get a thick mixture, your white sauce is ready. If you are someone who doesn't like cooking much, then this recipe is perfect for you. It doesn't require much of an effect. You just need to boil the macaroni on one side, saute the veggies on the other and finally mix them together to get a final dish. Do try this recipe, rate it nad let us know how it turned out to be. (image credits- istock)If you are a pasta/macaroni lover, then you need to try these recipes- Baked Macaroni, Macaroni Pasta Soup, White Sauce Pasta, Masala Pasta and Pasta Salad.
Provided by: TNN
Total time: 35 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 5 servings
Cuisine: Continental
Number of ingredients: 12
  • 250 grams pasta macaroni
  • 4 tablespoon tomato ketchup
  • 1 Numbers yellow bell pepper
  • 1 Numbers red bell pepper
  • 1 Numbers capsicum (green pepper)
  • 2 Numbers onion
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 50 grams cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 0 As required salt
  • 1/4 cup corn
  • Serving Size: 1 bowl
  • Calories: 420 cal
How to cook:
  1. To prepare this delicious dish, take a clean chopping board and chop all the vegetables after washing them. Keep aside the chopped vegetables for later usage. Now, add macaroni to a pot along with water. Add 1/2 tsp salt and give a mix. Now let the macaroni cook on a medium flame until soft.
  2. Next, take a wok and put it over medium flame. Heat butter in it. Once the butter melts, add onions, corn and bell peppers to it and saute the vegetables in order to tenderize them. Keep stirring them to keep them crunchy. Dont cover with a lid, otherwise the vegetables will limp.
  3. After sauteing the vegetables, add tomato ketchup to it. Stir well and then add chilli powder, white pepper powder and salt in the wok. Stir once again and cook the veggies for 5-7 minutes. Finally, add boiled macaroni to the wok and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer the prepared macaroni to a plate and garnish with grated cheese (optional). Serve hot. Pair up a beverage of your choice with this scrumptious macaroni recipe to make it a wholesome meal.
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Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe

Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe
This Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe is made with 6 ingredients in 15 minutes on the stovetop (no baking required)! Time to ditch the boxed mac and cheese for this irresistibly creamy, smooth & cheesy homemade recipe!
Provided by: Laura
Total time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 8
  • ▢ 8 oz elbow macaroni uncooked
  • ▢ 2 TBS butter
  • ▢ 2 TBS all-purpose flour
  • ▢ ½ tsp sea salt
  • ▢ ¼ tsp garlic powder (optional but recommended)
  • ▢ 1 cup whole milk
  • ▢ ¼ cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • ▢ 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Serving Size: 0.5 cup
  • Calories: 271.1 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 25.3 g
  • Protein: 12.3 g
  • Fat: 13.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 41.7 mg
  • Sodium: 351 mg
  • Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Sugar: 2.6 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3.9 g
How to cook:
  1. Cook elbow macaroni according to package instructions. Be sure to add ¼ tsp salt to the water used to boil the noodles. Drain, and set aside.
  2. Mix flour, sea salt, and garlic powder together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  4. Add flour mixture and whisk to combine.
  5. Cook for 1 minute until mixture is slightly brown.
  6. Add 1 cup milk and whisk until the mixture is smooth.
  7. Add sour cream (or Greek yogurt) and whisk until smooth.
  8. Cook on medium-high heat until the mixture is thickened (about 3-5 minutes). Do not let it boil.
  9. Once mixture is thick (sticks to the back of the spatula), reduce heat to low and add cheese. Whisk until cheese is melted and mixture is smooth. Taste and add more salt/seasoning if desired.
  10. Add cooked pasta to the pot of cheese sauce and stir until the sauce is evenly distributed.
  11. Let the mac and cheese cool for 3-5 minutes or until the cheese sauce has thickened a little bit and sticks to the noodles. Serve warm!
Notes: Macaroni recipe | indian style macaroni pasta, In a pan, heat 3 cups water and ½ teaspoon salt. · 2. Add 1 heaped cup macaroni or elbow macaroni (125 grams elbow macaroni). · 3. Stir with a

Quick Macaroni

Quick Macaroni
Quick Macaroni is a delicious Indian recipe served as a Drinks Recipe. Find the complete instructions on Bawarchi
Provided by: Usha
Yields: 0 servings
Cuisine: Indian
  • Calories: 240 calories
  • Fat: 9 grams
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Protein: 4 grams
How to cook:
  1. Boil macaroni in water, adding a little oil and salt, till it becomes soft. , Strain macaroni and run it under cold water to separate them. , In a pan, pour a tsp of any vegetable oil, and fry the finely cut onions till light pink in colour. , Grind the tomatoes, garlic and green chillies finely. Add this puree to the fried onions. , Add the red chilli powder, cream, butter, tomato ketchup, salt and sugar. , When it is done, add the macaroni and after stirring it well, cover the pan and keep it on very low flame for about 2 to 3 minutes. , Serve hot.,
Notes: Easy Mac And Cheese Recipe, 1 (8 ouncbox elbow macaroni · 1/4 cup butter · 2 oz cream cheese cut in cubes · 1/4 cup all-purpose flour · 2 cups milk · 2 cups shredded cheese such as cheddar or

Macaroni Recipe

Macaroni Recipe
This is a tasty macaroni recipe made Indian style with onion, tomatoes, mix vegetables and spices.
Provided by: Dassana Amit
Total time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 3 servings
Cuisine: Indian
Number of ingredients: 19
  • 1 heaped cup macaroni or elbow macaroni (or 125 grams macaroni)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons oil ((can use sunflower oil or olive oil))
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic (or finely chopped garlic or 3 to 4 small garlic cloves, minced or finely chopped)
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped onions (or 1 medium onion, finely chopped)
  • 1 cup tightly packed finely chopped tomatoes (or 3 medium tomatoes or 180 grams tomatoes)
  • 1.25 to 1.5 cups chopped mix vegetables (like carrots, green beans, cauliflower, capsicum, baby corn, potatoes etc)
  • ¼ cup green peas (– fresh or frozen)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Garam Masala
  • ½ teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • salt (as per taste)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon mixed dry herbs (– basil, thyme, oregano, parsley etc)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (for garnish)
  • Calories: 174 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 19 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Sodium: 457 mg
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. cooking macaroni
  2. In a pan, heat 3 cups water and ½ teaspoon salt. Bring it to a boil.
  3. Add 1 heaped cup macaroni (125 grams macaroni). stir with a fork.
  4. Begin to cook macaroni on medium to high flame till they are al dente – meaning they should have a slight bite to them.
  5. Drain all the water and keep cooked macaroni aside.
  6. cooking vegetables
  7. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan. Lower the flame. Add ½ teaspoon minced garlic or finely chopped garlic. You can also add ½ teaspoon ginger-garlic paste instead.
  8. Sauté till the garlic is light brown or till its raw aroma goes away.
  9. Next add ⅓ cup finely chopped onions.
  10. Mix and sauté onions on a medium-low flame stirring often till they become translucent.
  11. Next add 1 cup tightly packed finely chopped tomatoes. mix well.
  12. Cover the pan with lid. In between do check when cooking tomatoes.
  13. Cook tomatoes on a low to medium-low flame till they soften and become pulpy.
  14. Lower the flame and then add all the spice powders one by one.
  15. Mix and sauté the spice powders for some seconds till you get a nice aroma from the spice powders.
  16. Then add 1.25 to 1.5 cups of mix vegetables. Also add ¼ cup green peas.
  17. Season with salt as per taste and mix very well.
  18. Pour 1 cup water and mix again. Cover the pan with lid.
  19. On a medium-low to medium flame simmer till the vegetables are cooked. In between do check and if the water has become less you can add some more water.
  20. making macaroni pasta
  21. Once the vegetables are cooked and tender, add the cooked macaroni.
  22. Mix well and cook for a few more minutes till all the water is absorbed. Stir occasionally.
  23. Lastly add 1 teaspoon mixed dry herbs – basil, thyme, oregano, parsley. mix again.
  24. Check the seasonings and add more of salt or herbs if required.
  25. Serve macaroni pasta hot or warm. You can top with some grated cheddar or vegetarian parmesan cheese or cream before serving.
  26. Garnish the pasta with some finely chopped coriander leaves or parsley or any fresh herb of your choice before serving.
Notes: Easy 3-Ingredient Mac and Cheese Recipe (One Pot), In a large pot, bring milk to a boil. 2. Reduce to medium-low heat, add macaroni and cook Duration: 2:45
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