Indian Pasta Salad Recipe

Indian Pasta Salad Recipe
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Pasta, a traditional Italian offering, is easily one of the most favorite dishes in the world. A few tomato slices and some green peas is all you need to make this tasty salad.
Indian Pasta Salad Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 6.4 / 10 (5 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 3 Tomatoes (seeded and diced)
  • 10 ounces thin Vermicelli
  • 8 ounces thin Green Beans (stemmed)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • ½ cup chopped Cilantro
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • ¼ tsp Asafetida
  • 1½ cups Water
  • 1 cup toasted Cashews
  • ¼ cup Lemon Juice
How to make Indian Pasta Salad:
  • Combine water, ½ cup cashews, and lemon juice in a food processor. Blend until smooth.
  • Heat ghee in a saucepan.
  • Crackle mustard seeds and stir in asafetida.
  • Add tomatoes, chili powder, and cashew paste. Stir well and remove from heat.
  • Boil water in a large pot, along with some salt.
  • Add green beans and boil until just tender.
  • Stir in vermicelli and cook for about 2 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  • Cook pasta as instructed on the package, until tender but firm.
  • Drain the pasta and add to the cashew mixture in the saucepan.
  • Add the drained green beans and vermicelli.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. Mix gently.
  • Stir in cilantro and garnish with the remaining ½ cup cashews.
  • Serve thereafter.