Pasta is a Italian food made from a dough of durum wheat and water , stamped into different shapes. Macaroni is a variety of dry pasta.Most popular is elbow shaped and kids favorite.Pasta is usually cooked in hot water or baked. Macaroni can be used in mac and cheese, soup, salad etc..
1 cup – macaroni
2 – large tomatoes
1 clove – garlic
1 tsp – Italian herbs(optional)
Mozzarella cheese/cheddar cheese,
Salt to taste,
1/2 cup – milk(optional)
Place pasta in pressure cooker, add 2 cups of water and salt. Close the lid and cook until 1 whistle.
Do not overcook Pasta.
Drain excess water from pasta(keep some water).
In a mixer, grind garlic and tomatoes to smooth paste and add to pasta.
At medium heat, bring it to rolling boil and add pepper,Italian herbs ,cheese and ketchup.mix and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.(can add milk at this point).
Yummy macaroni Pasta is ready to serve!!
– Vegetables of your choice (zucchini,carrot,bell pepper,beans)can be added. Cook vegetables with pasta in pressure cooker.