Penne Pasta With White Sauce
Serving : 2 Persons
For White Sauce :
- 2 tbsp Butter
- 2 tbsp All Purpose flour (Maida)
- 2 cups Hot Milk
- Salt To taste
- Black Pepper (kali mari) Powder
- 1 Green Chilli Finely Chopped (optional)
Other Ingredients :
- 1 cup Boiled Vegetables
- 1 cup Boiled Pasta
- Chilli Flakes (Paprika)
- Grated Cheese
Vegetablesinclude red, green and yellow bell peppers, babycorn, sweet corn and broccoli florets. Boil the vegetables with little salt but dont overcook it. It should be crunchy. Saute the vegetables in butter for a minute and keep aside.
Boiling the Pasta: Take around 1 ltr of water in an utensil, add a pinch of salt and 1 tsp of oil and let it boil. Add pasta to boiling water and cook till pasta is soft.(cooked pasta floats in water). Drain the water out of Pasta and rinse it under cold running water to stop the cooking process. You can add bit of oil to prevent sticking.
For White Sauce : Heat butter in a pan and add maida in it. Cook for about a minute or till it is cooked but have not changed colour. Remove from the falme and add hot milk slowly taking care that there are no lumps formed. Heat the sauce again and add green chilli, salt and pepper to taste. Stir continuosly on medium flame till it becomes thick as sauce. Remove it from flame.
To Serve : Put the sauce back on flame. Add all the boiled vegetables and the boiled pasta. Sprinkle grated cheese, paprika and oregano and serve hot.