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Interesting facts about macaroni :
👉🏻 Macaroni is dry pasta shaped like narrow tubes made with durum wheat.
👉🏻 macaroni is commonly cut in short lengths.
👉🏻 curved macaroni may be referred to as ‘elbow macaroni’ because it has elbow shape.
👉🏻Some home machines can make macaroni shapes.
👉🏻 Macaroni is one of the most popular dishes made across the world.
How to make macaroni ?
Here is how you can make it at home in easy steps explained.
Ingredients of macaroni:
- 250 gm pasta macaroni
- 1 yellow bell pepper
- 1 capsicum (green pepper)
- 2 tablespoon butter
- 1/2 teaspoon white pepper powder
- salt as required
- 4 tablespoon tomato ketchup
- 1 red bell pepper
- 2 onion
- 50 gm cheddar cheese
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/4 cup corn
- you can add more veggies.
STEP 1: (boil macaroni) boil macaroni in a deep bottomed pan on medium flame until soft.
STEP 2: (CUT VEGETABLES) To prepare this delicious dish, take a clean chopping board and chop all the vegetables after washing them. Keep aside the chopped vegetables.
STEP 3: Tenderize the chopped veggies.
Next, take a wok and put it over medium flame. Heat butter in it. Once the butter melts, add onions and capsicum to it and saute the vegetables in order to tenderize them.
STEP 4: Cook veggies in spices and mix with boiled macaroni
After sauteing the vegetables, add tomato ketchup in it. Stir well and then add chilli powder, white pepper powder and salt in the wok.
Stir once again and cook the veggies for 5-7 minutes. Finally, add boiled macaroni to the wok and cook for another 5 minutes. Transfer the prepared macaroni to a plate and garnish with grated cheese/oregano. Serve hot!
While making macaroni at home, always cook it till al-dente, which means half-cook it.
In order to stop it from over-cooking, turn off the pasta in just 10 minutes. Transfer in cold or chilled water, in order to prevent it from sticking together.
To add more colour to your macaroni, use colourful veggies like corns, zucchini, bell peppers and herbs in it. This will not only add colours but make it flavourful as well.
Do you know that macaroni can be made in many ways? Here we are going to make macaroni salad. Yes, Macaroni Salad!
It will take only 15 minutes minutes of your time.
Just follow these easy steps and make this delicious Best and easy macaroni salad
Ingredients you need for this homemade macaroni salad are :
- Plain yogurt
- White vinegar
- Boiled eggs
- Red bell pepper
- Chopped carrots
How to make macaroni salad ?
Method is here 👇🏻 :
- Boil macaroni in salted water according to directions on package.
- Drain and rinse with cold water until completely cool. ( you can sprinkle some oil over it, mix and keep aside.)
- In a medium mixing bowl stir mayonnaise, yogurt, vinegar, mustard, honey, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Add well drained macaroni to a large mixing bowl along with eggs, bell pepper, carrots, celery and onion.
- Pour dressing over top, add parsley and toss mixture to evenly coat.
Serve or store in refrigerator to a good taste and texture.
You can call this macaroni salad in other way is Mac pasta salad