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Paprika Infused Red Rice Pasta

Paprika Infused Red Rice Pasta
Paprika Infused Red Rice Pasta
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves3 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeItalian
  • Good for Brunch , Lunch , Dinner
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About this Recipe

Preparing my Kids school lunch box is a bit interesting stuff for me as she needs a variety of food every day. Kid’s expect some color’s, cheesy and most importantly tasty. Red rice pasta with vegetables is one such dish I prepared recently and she liked it a lot. In fact she was showing the variety of color’s to her friends in this dish. Naturally red color paparika is infused in red rice pasta and cooked along with garlic, capsicum, cauliflower and finally garnished with Dill Leaves and Parmesan cheese gives this yummy and garlicky paprika infused red rice pasta Red rice has better nutritional benefits than white rice. They have a good source of fiber and helps to meet the iron required for an individual. It helps in weight management which indirectly helps in controlling the sugar levels. I included capsicum and cauliflower for the vegetables part in this recipe. The pasta is infused with paprika or roasted tomato powder for the taste and rich natural color. If you are using a white pasta instead of red rice include double the quantity of what I mentioned.

Ingredients & Quantity
  • Red Rice Pasta– 200gms
  • Cauliflower – 75 gms
  • Capsicum – 75 gms
  • Garlic – 4 big cloves
  • Garlic Powder – 2 tsp
  • Dill Leaves – a small bunch
  • Salt - to taste
  • Dry Red chili – 1
  • Pepper – 1 tsp
  • Parmesan cheese – 1/3 cup
  • Paprika powder – 1 tblsp
  • Olive Oil – 1.5 tblsp
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How to cook?
  1. Cut the capsicum into small cubes, separate the cauliflower florets. Chop garlic and Dill Leaves finely. Cut the dry red chili into small pieces.
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  3. Cook the red rice spaghetti as per the instructions given. Boil the water, add a tsp of oil and salt. When the water is boiling, add the spaghetti and let it cook.
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  5. Once cooked strain using a strainer and pour running water. Spaghetti is now ready for cooking.
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  7. Add paprika powder and 1 tsp of oil to spaghetti and let it marinate until the vegetables are cooked.
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  9. Take a cooking pot, add oil, garlic and cut dried chili and sauté well.
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  11. Add capsicum and cook for 2 minutes. Add Cauliflower, salt and mix well. Let this cook.
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  13. Once the vegetables are cooked add the spaghetti and mix well.
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  15. Add garlic powder and cook for a minute.
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  17. Switch off the gas and immediately add Dill leaves.
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  19. Before serving sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
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  21. Paprika infused red rice pasta is ready
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Notes

Optionally you may add pepper

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Ask a question, give feedback or compliment Neeru Srikanth

Not sure if we get Red Rice Pasta here..But I am surely trying this with Ragi Spaghetti

Neeru Srikanth Ankush Dhiman