white sauce pasta recipe with veggies, easy veg white sauce pasta recipe
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vegetable pasta in white sauce

veggie pasta recipe in white sauce - smooth and creamy dish with pasta and vegetables in white sauce.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: main course
Cuisine: world
Servings: 3 to 4
Author: Dassana Amit

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shell pasta or macaroni
  • 1.5 cups chopped white button mushrooms
  • ½ cup green peas - fresh or frozen (matar)
  • 1 medium potato (aloo)
  • 1 small to medium carrot (gajar)
  • 1 small to medium capsicum, any color - red, green or yellow (bell pepper or shimla mirch)
  • 4 to 5 baby corn
  • 1 medium onion - chopped (pyaaz)
  • 2 to 3 small garlic - finely chopped (lahsun)
  • 2 cups whole full fat milk
  • 2.5 tablespoon all purpose flour (maida)
  • ½ teaspoon dry oregano or basil or a mix of both or your choice of dry herbs
  • 2 to 3 tablespoon butter
  • 2 to 3 tablespoon grated cheddar or regular cheese (optional)
  • salt as required
  • black pepper as required

Instructions

preparation for vegetable pasta

  • first steam or boil the potatoes, carrots, baby corn and peas in a steamer or pressure cooker.
  • drain and then chop them. keep aside.
  • heat enough water in a pan with salt and a few drops of oil.
  • when the water comes to a boil, add the pasta and boil them till they are completely cooked.
  • strain the pasta and rinse with water. drain and keep aside.

making vegetable pasta in white sauce

  • in a pan, melt the butter. add the onions and garlic and saute till the onions are softened.
  • then add the mushrooms. stir and saute the mushrooms till the mushrooms are lightly browned from the sides.
  • the mushrooms will release their juices initially and after continuous sauteing, the juices will evaporate. there should be no moisture in the pan.
  • keep on stirring in breaks while sauteing the mushrooms.
  • then add the chopped capsicum (bell pepper) and saute for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • add the flour and saute for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • add the boiled vegetables and saute for a minute.
  • pour milk in a gentle stream to the pan and keep on stirring. the flour will combine with the milk and you will see the sauce getting thickened slowly.
  • season with salt, pepper and oregano or basil or your choice of herbs.
  • when the sauce stars to thicken and reaches to your desired consistency. add the pasta.
  • stir well so that the white sauce coats the vegetables and the pasta. switch off the flame.
  • if the white sauce becomes too thick or lumpy, then add some hot water or milk and thin the sauce.
  • lastly add some grated cheese if required.
  • serve vegetable pasta recipe hot with some toasted bread or baguette.