Bajra Spaghetti In Spinach Sauce by Sonakshi Srivastava

INGREDIENTS
For Spaghetti

½ cups Bajra flour
1 cup Wheat flour
1 cup Warm water
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tbsp oil

For The Sauce
2 Cups Spinach (palak), puree

2 Small Tomatoes
1/2 tbsp Butter
4-5 Garlic Cloves
1 Large Onion, finely chopped
¼ Cup Processed Cheese, grated
Salt to taste
1 tsp Dried Oregano
1 tsp  Red chilli flakes

Process

For Spaghetti-

  • Take Bajra and whole wheat flour in a bowl, knead into a semi soft dough, cover and rest 10 min.
  • Take chakli maker and attach the sev plate. Grease the maker and put the prepared dough in it.
  • Make spaghetti pasta with the help of chakli maker then coat with wheat flour so that they don’t stick with each other.
  • Now boil sufficient water and add salt. Add pasta and stir gently, boil for 10 mins.
  • Strain and drizzle oil on the spaghetti. Set aside.

For Sauce- 

  • Boil 2 cups of water in a pot. Make criss-cross sections on lower side of the tomato and add in the boiling water along with garlic cloves.
  • Cook for 2-4 mins then drain the water. Peel the tomatoes and let them cool completely.
  • Blend the tomato and garlic together to a puree. Keep aside.
  • Heat the butter in a pan, add onions saute on medium flame for few minutes.
  • Add tomato and garlic puree, cook further for more 2 mins.
  • Add the spinach puree mix well and cook on medium flame while stirring occasionally, till it reduces and thickens.
  • Add red chilli flakes and salt to taste, stirring occasionally.
  • Add prepared noodles in the sauce and mix well and cook on medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add oregano and grated cheese. Serve hot.

 

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