Penne Pasta with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce
- Penne Pasta - 2 cups ( cooked as per the instruction on the pack )
For the sauce
- Olive Oil - 1 tblsp
- Red Bell Pepper - 2
- Tomatoes - 3
- Garlic - 5 cloves
- Cashew Nuts - 10
- Cumin Powder - 1 tsp
- Red Chilly Flakes - 1 tsp
- Pepper Corns- 1/2 tsp
- Sugar - 1 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Cheese cubes - 3 ( i used Amul cheese cubes )
- Coriander Leaves - a fist
Apply oil all over the red bell pepper n char them in open flame till their skin gets completely charred. cool n then remove the charred skin . chop into pieces .
Peel the garlic flakes n crush them .
In a kadai add olive oil n saute the crushed garlic for a minute , then add peppercorns n fry for a while . Add chopped tomatoes n cook till the raw smell goes n it turns mushy . Add all the powders n chilly flakes , add the cashewnuts n mix well ... Add the charred chopped red bell pepper n fry for a minute . Cool n blend it well along with sugar n salt .
In a kadai add little olive oil, cooked pasta, pasta sauce, mix well . Add grated cheese n chopped coriander leaves .Toss well .
Serve Hot .