Pakistani- Style Masala Macaroni Recipe

Pakistani- Style Masala Macaroni Recipe

Pakistani- Style Masala Macaroni Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 4
Calories 258 kcal


  • 1 cup Macaroni
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • ½ cup  Chopped Onions
  • 1 tsp Finely Chopped Ginger
  • 2 tsp Finely Chopped Garlic
  • 1 tsp Chopped Green Chilies
  • ½ cup Chopped Tomatoes
  • ¼ cup Chopped Capsicums
  • ¼ cup Chopped Carrots
  • ¼ cup Green Peas
  • ½ tsp Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 2 tsp Hot Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
  • ¼ cup Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 tsp Lime Juice
  • 2 tbsp Finely Chopped Cilantro


Cook The Macaroni:

  • Heat 4-5 cups of water in a large pot over high heat.
  • When the water starts to boil, add 1 tablespoon salt, and macaroni and stir well.
  • Cook until the macaroni is Al Dente (just cooked).
  • Do not overcook otherwise the pasta will become mushy.
  • Drain the water (reserve 1 cup) and toss the cooked macaroni with 1 tablespoon of oil and keep it aside.

Make The Macaroni:

  • Heat 2 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a pan over medium flame.
  • Once the oil is hot, add onions, ginger, garlic, and green chilies, and saute for a minute.
  • Add tomatoes and fry for a minute, stirring frequently.
  • Now add green bell pepper, carrots and peas to the pan and stir well.
  • Reduce the heat to low. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring a few times in between.
  • Now add chili powder, turmeric powder, Italian seasoning, salt, and cheddar cheese and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add hot sauce, and tomato ketchup and mix well.
  • Now add the boiled macaroni, lime juice, and cilantro and mix well.
  • If the pasta is looking very dry, then add some reserved water from cooking the pasta.
  • Check for salt and add some more if required.
  • Cook for a minute and serve hot. You can garnish it with chopped green onions, cilantro, or red chili flakes.

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