Pasta Seafood

Tomato chilly tagliatelle pasta with seafood

This is a type of pasta which look like thin flat ribbons and sold in curled spiral form.I find this pasta extremely tasty.In this dish I haven’t added cheese but if you want add grated cheese on top of the finished dish.Here are the ingredients:-

1.4 to 5 spirals of tagliatelle
2.Ripe tomatoes (3)
3.Dried basil (1 tbsp)
4.Oregano (1 tbsp dried ) or fresh (a bunch)
5.Prawns (4 to 5 medium sized) chopped
6.Fish fillets (cut into strips) 7 to 8
7.Lemon juice(2 tbsp)
8.Garlic (7 to 8 cloves chopped)
9.Green chilies(1 chopped)
10.Paprika or red chilly powder (1 tbsp)
11.Olive oil (2 tbsp)
12.Salt as per taste.

Preparation

1.Marinate the seafood in salt and lemon juice for at least an hour.Cook the pasta as per instructions with little salt till tender but firm to  bite.
2.Boil the tomatoes in water till soft.
3.Plunge them in cold water and peel the skin and de-seed them.
4.Blend in the mixer with green chilly and garlic into a smooth paste.
5.Add 2 tbsp of  olive oil.
6.Add the tomato garlic paste and a tbsp of red chilly powder or paprika and saute till the raw smell goes away.
7.Add the seafood and saute till it becomes tender .
8.Add oregano and dried basil and saute.
9.Add the pasta and cook and mix on medium flame .If you think the sauce is becoming dry ,you can add 1/2 cup of water and cover cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
10.Serve hot.

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Aboutindrani

Indrani Sen is a teacher,lecturer in Information Technology/Computer Science for the past 12 years. She has authored 4 text books in Information Technology.
She is passionate about cooking and loves to blog about food and travel.This blog is like my baby as I have built it from scratch by myself with little help from colleagues ,friends and of course Google.

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