Thursday, November 3, 2011

HOME MADE PASTA SAUCE RECIPE- TOMATO SAUCE AND WHITE SAUCE RECIPE.

Pasta sauce - Red sauce and white sauce -Recipe with video   

The very first time I was introduced to pasta by a friend after coming to Singapore 4 years back. When she was talking to me, she was telling that she made pasta for dinner and when i asked about her the recipe she told that she always makes with store bought pasta sauce. So i followed the same way and made for kids and they liked that very much. Now after few years I am so bored with this store bought pasta sauce and wanted to make on my own. The tomato based sauce i learnt from a friend and for the white sauce i followed the recipe from Tarla Dalal.
Check out how i made veg pasta recipe using this home made pasta sauce recipe.
Homemade pasta sauce


Pasta sauce| Tomato pasta sauce

  Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Yields: 1 and 1/4 cup

     Tomato   4 
     Onion    2
     Garlic   4 cloves
     Green chili 1
     Red chili powder  1 tsp (reduce if you want less spicy)
     Ajwain | Omam  1/2 tsp
     Sugar  1 tsp
     Salt as needed
     Olive oil   2 tblsp
     Oregano | Italian seasoning  1/2 tsp 
                                            Video on how to make pasta sauce (both sauce)

                           




Method: 
  • Chop the onions and tomatoes roughly and peel the skin of the garlic.
  • In a pan, add a tblsp of oil to this and add the garlic, onion and green chilli to this and saute for few minutes.
  • Now add the tomatoes to this and saute nicely in a medium flame till the tomatoes shrink nicely.
  • Add ajwain seeds, salt, redchilli powder,sugar and tomato ketchup.
  • Allow this to cool completely and grind into a fine paste.
  • When done, again add oil in the pan and add the ground  tomato paste to the this and add the oregano powder and saute this in a medium flame for 5 minutes stirring in between. 
  • Allow this to cool and store it in a airtight container and can be stored in the fridge for a week.



White sauce for pasta

  Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 20 Mins |Yields: 1 cup 

     Butter  1 tblsp
    Garlic  1 tblsp (finely chopped)
    Maida or millet flour  2 tsp
    Low fat milk  2 cups
   Oregano   1/2 tsp
   Black pepper  1 tsp
   Red chili flakes   as needed
   Grated cheese  1 tblsp
   Salt  as needed 
     
     


Method:
  • In a pan add the butter and add the finely chopped garlic and saute for a minute.
  • Add the plain flour or millet flour and saute for a very few seconds.
  • Add milk to this and whisk it well.
  • Stir well not to form any lumps.
  • Keep it in a medium flame and stir well till it thickens.
  • Once done add oregano powder, pepper powder and red chilli flakes.
  • Mix it well and let this boil to get a saucy consistency.
  • Add grated cheese to this.
  • Mix well. Switch off the flame.
  • Add salt to this. 
  • Cool and store in the refrigerator for a week.

Notes:
  1. For both the pasta sauce recipes i added spices as per my preference, as we all want it bit spicy.
  2. You can reduce a little bit if you want it less spicy.

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41 comments:

  1. both the recipes are awesom...nice presentation too..

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  2. wow both the sauces are too gud...waiting for ur pasta recipe using these yummy sauces....

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  3. sometimes i can't make out if i am in raks blog or yours :) love the first picture! and these are so easy to use up over a weekday, right?

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  4. Lovely clicks of the tomato sauce, I always prefer white sauce as it is cheesy :D Nice recipes

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  5. i love both these .. but spc one with white sauce.. yumm

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  6. Both the sauces r deliciously done and presented Dear.Luv it

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  7. Looks flavourful and yummy..luv both the sauces. Sure will be handy during our mrg hurries

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  8. two different sauce thanks for sharing...i used to add maggie sauce...but this is really healthy one...lovely click jeya

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  9. Very well explained dear...Sauces r too flavourful n thks for sharing...
    I am happy to follow u dear...

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  10. Nice delicious sauces..loved the idea of storing them..I always make fresh n finish them off

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  11. Very useful recipe for begginers like me.Expecting pasta recipe very soon.Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Both look yummy and creamy. Luv those colourful sauces.

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  13. Vowwww!!! Both the sauce looks grt!!!!
    nice n clean presentation...

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  14. Both looks excellent and seriously inviting..

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  15. OMG,very tempting recipe dear...Amazing clicks.Loved ur both sauces n the presentation too gud...

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  16. Both looks so good n yum ..nice pics

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  17. Both look so tasty and awesome!


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  18. Delicious and amazingly tempting pasta sauce.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  19. look wonderful and nice recipes !!

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  21. Tomato sauce looks so appetizing. WOuld love to try this!

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  22. I luv both the sauces,luvly tomato sauce in blue bowl..Awesome click.

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  23. looks delicious n yummy sauce,both are lovely!!

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  24. looks delicious with so many interesting flavors!

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  25. Both the sauces looks yummy....

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  26. Both the sauces look fantastic and I always love your clicks.

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  27. Both the recipes rock! Love homemade stuff!
    USMasala

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  28. wow..excellent try jeyashri with lipsmacking presentation...thnks for sharing..;)
    Tasty Appetite

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  29. Mmmm...both the sauces look very yum...Nice clicks.

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  30. Nice recipes both are awesom and love the presentation.

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  31. This must be your one of the most useful post. I enjoyed it a lot and very useful for me.

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  32. very useful post, both the sauces look yummy, homemade is always the best rt..

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  33. Tempting home made pasta sauce n tomato sauce jeyashri. These sauce will make the cooking so easy.

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  34. Creamy and perfect..

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  35. Well Presented J. Love both the sauces but prefer the white one. well explained post too.

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  36. The sauces look so rich and thick :)
    Wonderful recipes!
    Where can I get Omam in SG other than Mustafa? I tend to substitute Cumin when i run out of stock..Thanks! :)
    TastyVegCooking

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  37. @DV, Thanks for ur words. I normally get ajwain in mustafa.Will keep you updated soon when i find this in local shops

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  38. A delightful pasta dish!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  39. hi!
    i tried the tomato base pasta sauce it came out very well...keep the good work going...thank you...:)

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