pesto pasta

Creamy pesto pasta recipe with an Indian touch

Posted on: March 31st, 2023 04:50 PM

Pesto pasta is a classic Italian dish that has become increasingly popular in recent years. Pesto is a versatile sauce that pairs well with a variety of pasta shapes and dishes. One of the reasons for the popularity of pesto pasta is its simple yet flavorful taste. The combination of fresh herbs and garlic creates a delicious and aromatic sauce that is both light and satisfying. Additionally, pesto pasta is quick and easy to prepare, making it a go-to meal for busy weeknights or lazy weekends.

Do you want to add an Indian twist to your Italian dish? Look no further than this delicious and flavorful spinach pesto pasta recipe with an  Indian touch! With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a mouth-watering meal that is sure to impress. The combination of fresh spinach, Italian base, and classic spices will tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more. So let's get cooking and take our taste buds on a culinary adventure!

Ingredients required:

For pesto sauce:
  • 4 to 5 Garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp Walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Cheese
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Spinach blanched
For pesto pasta:
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream
  • 2 tbsp Cheese
  • 2 tbsp Boiled corn
  • 1 tbsp Olives
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup Wheat macaroni pasta 
  • 1/4 cup Water

Steps for making:

  1. Boil water in a pan. Add salt and oil to it.
  2. Add wheat macaroni pasta to the boiling water and let it cook.
Pesto sauce:
  1. In a bowl and pour water into it.
  2. Add sugar and salt to the water.
  3. Soak spinach(Palak) in it
  4. In a mixing jar, take garlic cloves, walnuts, cheese, lemon juice, soaked spinach and olive oil. Grind it well.
  5. Your pesto sauce is ready.
Pesto pasta:
  1. Heat butter in a pan. Add pesto sauce, cream, cheese and mix them well.
  2. Add boiled corn, olives, oregano, chilli flakes and salt. Blend them nicely.
  3. Mix the boiled pasta with the mixture, add water and let it cook for a few seconds.
  4. Tempting spinach pesto pasta is ready to curb your cravings.


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