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White Sauce Pasta Recipe

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10 min

15 min

25 min

2 servings

Ingredients

For boiling pasta:

  • 1 cup penne pasta or shell pasta
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon oil (of one's choice)
  • salt as per taste

For white sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons wheat flour
  • 1 cup milk (raw or boiled)
  • 2-3 nos sliced dry red chilli (or 1tbsp chilli flakes)
  • 1 tablespoon pizza seasoning
  • ½ tablespoon black pepper
  • 3-4 tablespoons grated processed cheese
  • salt as per taste

Instructions

For Boiling Pasta

  1. Clean the pasta with water till the water becomes clear.
  2. In a pot, heat 3 cups of water. To this add 1 tbsp of oil, some salt, and stir them well. Caution- The water should give a strong flavour of salt when tasted.
  3. As the water boils, add 1 cup of cleaned pasta to this pot and stir well.
  4. Boil the mix for 7-8 minutes, or until the pasta is three-fourth cooked.
  5. Drain the water and then keep the pasta aside.

For White Sauce

  1. Simultaneously, place a pan on another stove. As the pan heats up, melt 2 tbsp of butter in it.
  2. Now add 3 tbsp of wheat flour and saute it well with the butter in low flame for about 1 minute. Caution- Don't wait till the colour changes to brown.
  3. Pour some milk into the pan and mix it well. Then pour some more milk and mix it. Repeat the same until the whole lot of liquid finishes. Caution- If you add a full cup of milk at first, then lumps may develop. So always add milk in steps with thorough mixing.
  4. Add 2-3 sliced dry red chillies, 1 tbsp pizza seasoning, 1/2 tbsp black pepper, along with some salt to the pan, and stir for about 30 seconds. Tip- Scissors are the best to slice dry red chillies. Just cut it into tiny pieces.
  5. Now add grated cheese and stir continuously till the cheese melts.
  6. Once the cheese melts completely and aroma begins to spread, your sauce is ready to mix.

For White Sauce Pasta

  1. Add-in the drained pasta to the bubbling sauce pan.
  2. Mix the sauce and the pasta properly till the sauce is coated evenly over the pasta and turn off the flame.
  3. Hurray! Yummy cheesy white sauce pasta is ready. Tip- White sauce pasta tastes its best when served hot.