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Thursday, November 3, 2011

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

   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.

home made pasta sauce

INGREDIENTS-FOR TOMATO BASED PASTA SAUCE.

TOMATO(RIPED) 4-5 NO
ONION 2 NO
GARLIC 4 PODS
AJWAIN SEEDS(OMAM) 1 TSP
RED CHILLI 1 TSP
GREEN CHILLI 1 NO
SALT AS NEEDED
SUGAR 1/2 TSP
TOMATO KETCHUP(OPTIONAL) 1/2 TSP
OLIVE OIL 2 TBLSP
OREGANO POWDER 1/2 TSP

 tomato sauce

  • 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.
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  • Allow this to cool and grind this into a smooth paste along with ajwain seeds, salt,redchilli powder,sugar and tomato ketchup( i didn’t add as mine got over!)
  • 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.
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  • Allow this to cool and store it in a airtight container and can be stored in the fridge for a week.

UPDATE: This yielded 1 and 1/4 cup of tomato sauce.

pasta sauce

WHITE SAUCE FOR PASTA:

BUTTER 1 TBLSP
GARLIC 4 CLOVES
MAIDA|ALL PURPOSE FLOUR OR CORN FLOUR 2 TSP
MILK 2 CUPS
OREGANO 1 TSP
PEPPER POWDER 1 TSP
RED CHILLI FLAKES 1 TSP
GRATED CHEESE 1 TBLSP
SALT AS NEEDED

white sauce

METHOD:

  • In a pan add the butter and add the finely chopped garlic and saute for a minute.
  • Add the plain flour and saute for a very few seconds and add the milk to this.
  • Stir well not to form any lumps.
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  • Keep it in a medium flame and stir well till it thickens.
  • Once done add oregano powder, pepper powder and red chilli flakes.
  • Switch off the flame and add the add salt.

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  • Add grated cheese to this. I skipped this part.

UPDATE: This yielded 3/4 cup of white sauce.

pasta sauce

 

Will soon post the recipe of how I used both the sauces in making pasta.

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 !!

    Ongoing Event - Festive Food

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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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