pressure cooker pasta with parsley and cheese
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Pasta made in Pressure Cooker

Pressure cooker Pasta, is a quick, easy and delicious one pot meal. Fresh pureed tomatoes , veggies and spices are cooked with dry pasta in a pressure cooker. Perfect dish to make for those busy week day dinners.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2
Author: Madhavi

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry pasta ( I used rotini)

  • 4 medium Tomato, pureed in a mixer
  • 1/2 cup green beans
  • 1/3 cups carrots

  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped

    or onion
  • ¼ cup cheese or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilly flakes or to taste
  • ½ tsp black pepper

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic

  • 1/2 tsp sugar

  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Finely chop the onion, garlic, green beans and carrot. Set a side.
  • Wash the tomatoes and puree them in a mixer.
  • In a pressure cooker, add the olive oil.When the oil gets hot, add the onion and cook for till soft, about three minutes.
  • Now add the crushed garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add the green beans and carrot. Saute for two to three minutes.
  • Add the chilly flakes, Italian seasoning and black pepper. Saute for 30 seconds.
  • Now add the fresh tomato puree, salt and sugar. Cook the whole mixture for three to four minutes.
  • add dry pasta and two cups of water in to the cooker.
  • Mix well and close the lid and put the whistle.

  • Pressure cook the pasta in medium flame for two whistles
  • Wait until the steam releases naturally.
  • Give a mix and add the grated cheese and fresh parsley. Combine well and cook for another five minutes. Adjust the seasoning and serve with extra cheese.