Mac & Cheese

35-40 minutes
Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 20-25 minutes | Servings: 4

Ingredients

2 heaped tbsp Butter , मक्खन

1 tbsp Oil , तेल

1 clove Garlic, crushed , लहसुन

1 small Onion, chopped , प्याज

1 fresh Green chilli, chopped , हरी मिर्च

¼ cup Corn kernels, boiled , भुट्टे के दाने

1 small Carrot, diced , गाजर

Salt to taste , नमक स्वादानुसार

2 tbsp Water , पानी

1 ½ cup Macaroni Pasta , मैकरोनी पास्ता

½ tsp dried Oregano , सुखा ओरिगैनो

½ cup Water , पानी

Salt to taste , नमक स्वादानुसार

½ tsp Black pepper powder , काली मिर्च का पाउडर

½ medium Red bell pepper, small diced , रेड बेल पेपर

½ small Capsicum, small diced , शिमला मिर्च

¼ cup Green peas, boiled , हरे मटर

500 ml Milk , दूध

1 cup Cheese, grated , चीज

2 tbsp Corn-Starch slurry , कॉर्न स्टार्च का लिजाम

 

For Baked Mac & Cheese

¼ cup Cheese, grated , चीज

 

For Toasted Bread

3-4 Bread slices , ब्रेड स्लाइस

1 tbsp Butter मक्खन

1 clove Garlic, crushed , लहसुन

1 tsp oil , तेल

 

For Mac & Cheese Pizza

1 tbsp Butter , मक्खन

1 cup Leftover Mac & Cheese , बचा हुआ मॅक एंड चीज

2 tbsp Tomato ketchup , टाॅमेटो केचप

¼ cup Cheese, grated , चीज

Coriander leaves (for garnish) , धनिया के पत्ते

 

Process

For Mac & Cheese

  • In a pot or kadai heat butter, oil and add garlic, onion, green chilli saute until translucent on medium heat.
  • Now add corn kernels, carrot, salt saute for a minute and add water, mix it, let it cook for a minute.
  • Then add macaroni pasta, dried oregano, water salt, black pepper powder, cover and cook it until the pasta has half cooked
  • Remove the lid and add red bell pepper, capsicum, green peas, milk and boil it.
  • Then add the cheese, corn-starch slurry and mix everything and coat it properly.
  • Switch off the flames once thickened properly.

 

For Baked Mac & Cheese

  • Fill a baking dish and add some grated cheese on top.
  • Then put in a preheated oven at 180°c for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown and cheese has melted. Serve hot.

 

For Toasted Bread

  • Heat butter, oil in a pan add one crushed garlic and toast the bread slices in it until golden brown and crispy from both sides. Serve warm.

 

For Mac & Cheese Pizza

  • In a pan heat butter and add the leftover mac & cheese spread it evenly in the pan and cook on medium heat until golden brown on bottom side.
  • Now flip it over and continue cooking, meanwhile apply some tomato ketchup on the top side, grated cheese and coriander leaves.
  • Cover and cook until the cheese has melted. Remove and serve hot.
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