Recipe for 2 People .
Preparation time : 15 Minutes ( Day Before ) Cooking time : 5 Minutes ( Next day)
1. Cook Pasta in Pressure Cooker or Microwave with water , Little Salt for 2 Whistles on medium High flame . Drain out all water . Cool and refrigerate .
2. Chop Vegetables and refrigerate .
3. Mix flours with Spices .
1. Cooked Whole grain Pasta – 1/2 Cup in Pressure Cooker or in Microwave .
2. Chickpea flour – 1/4 th Cup
3 . Rice flour – 1/4 th Cup
4. Water – 1/2 Cup
5. Onions – 1/4 th Cup ( Finely Chopped )
6. Grated Carrots – 1/4 th cup
7. Spinach – Handful ( Chopped)
8. Red chilli Powder , Coriander and Cumin Powder – 1/2 tbsp. or Curry Powder – 1/2 tbsp.
9. Finely Chopped Coriander leaves .
10 Oil – 1 to 2 tbsp. and Salt .
1. Mix Chickpea flour, rice flour with Salt , red chilli Powder , Coriander and cumin Powder or Curry Powder.
2. Add Chopped Onions, Spinach , Grated Carrot and Finely Chopped Coriander.
3. Add water Slowly and batter must be thick . Check for salt and adjust accordingly . Now add Pasta and Mix .
4. Heat a skillet with little oil and pour Pasta mixture. Use a spoon to even on top . Drizzle Oil on the edges to crisp up the Omelette . Cook on a Medium flame .
5. Cook until it is golden brown on both sides .
SERVE warm or at Room temperature.
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Today I have shared an easy Summer Lunch for kids which you can cook in less time if you do preparation ahead of time. This is a new way of using Pasta in everyday Cooking. Just made with Couple of flours, cooked Pasta , Vegetables and spices. I hope you like the recipe.