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Indian Style Macaroni

Sarah & Safiyah
A unique twist to regular mac n cheese!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 500 g pasta of any type
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 4 tbsp cooking oil
  • 6 cardamom pods
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 6 cloves
  • 4 onions finely sliced
  • 4 tomatoes finely sliced
  • 1/4 kg minced meat
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 200 g mint leaves chopped finely
  • 100 g coriander leaves chopped finely
  • 1.5 liter water
  • Salt to taste


  • In a pressure cooker, add ghee, oil, and cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon. Let the spices fry for about half a minute and then add onions
  • Let the onions fry until they become transparent and add ginger garlic paste
  • Let the mixture fry and add minced meat. Later, add chilli powder, turmeric powder, and salt and fry until the meat turns light brown
  • To the mixture, put in tomatoes. Slowly, you will see the oil starts to separate from the mixture. Then, add coriander and mint leaves
  • Next, add water and let it boil
  • In the boiling water, add pasta and close the lid of the pressure cooker
  • Let cook for 25-30 minutes on low flame
  • Open the lid and serve hot
Keyword Indian Macaroni, Indian Pasta