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Indian style Tadka Pasta Yum
This Indian style tadka pasta needs just a few ingredients to make and tastes absolutely delicious. This 30 minute meal is perfect for a quick meal or pack for lunch.
Indian style Tadka Pasta
Prep Time
10 mins

Cook Time
30 mins
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Penne or Shortcut Pasta (I used veggie flavored pasta)
  • 2 tsp Ghee or butter (coconut oil, if vegan)
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1~2 Dry Red Chilies, broken
  • 6~8 curry leaves
  • 1 medium Onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 Garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 3 cups Spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup Cooked Chickpeas
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala, optional
  • To taste salt
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Penne or Shortcut Pasta (I used veggie flavored pasta)
  • 2 tsp Ghee or butter (coconut oil, if vegan)
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1~2 Dry Red Chilies, broken
  • 6~8 curry leaves
  • 1 medium Onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 Garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 3 cups Spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup Cooked Chickpeas
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala, optional
  • To taste salt
Indian style Tadka Pasta
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta accordingly to package instructions. Drain the pasta and reserve the cooking liquid.
  2. In a pan, melt the ghee/ butter and add the mustard, cumin seeds, red chilies and curry leaves; once the seeds start pop, add the onions and garlic. Cook until fragrant and the onions are getting lightly browned around the edges.
  3. Add spinach and chickpeas; cook till spinach is wilted, about 3~4 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and add the pasta. Stir in the pasta cooking water to get the desired consistency. Serve hot and ENJOY!!
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