How to Make Masala Spaghetti - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Masala Spaghetti

Italian food is typically light on spices. But, we Indians like to customize the dishes as per our taste. So, if your kid is bored of the classical Italian spaghetti, we suggest you try out our masala spaghetti. Spiced with Indian herbs and spices, we are sure your kid will love it and will ask you to pack it in his lunchbox more often.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
2 People 10-15 Minutes  15-20 Minutes



  • 2 cups boiled spaghetti
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 tbsp capsicum, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
  • 4 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp chilli sauce
  • 50 ml fresh cream
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger-chili paste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 3-4 tbsp coriander, chopped
  • 2 tbsp cheese, grated


Step 1

Blanch the tomatoes in hot water and peel its skin. Chop them finely. Set aside. In a pan, add oil and butter. When heated, sauté the sliced onions till they are translucent.

Step 2

Add the garlic paste and ginger chili paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 3

Add the capsicum and sliced carrots and stir. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes such that the carrots are tender.

Step 4

Now add the chopped tomato and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes.

Step 5

Add the tomato ketchup, chilli sauce, cream and lemon juice and stir well. Add the garam masala and chopped coriander and cook for a minute or so.

Step 6

When the sauce looks ready, add the boiled spaghetti and stir. The sauce should coat the spaghetti strands nicely. Sprinkle some cheese over it.

Step 7

Pack it in your kid’s tiffin along with a few slices of cucumber and tomato for salad.

Nutritional Information

Calories 490 K cal
Proteins 9.4 g
Fats 28.4 g
Carbohydrates 53.2 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Sodium 547 mg
Potassium 792 mg
Tip: You can also add thinly sliced paneer pieces for a delicious variation.


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