Instant Pot Masala Pasta

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recipe by Subhadra Burugula

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based on 1 ratings

Pasta gets an Indian makeover to this lip-smacking masala pasta. Kids favorite and easy one pot meal.

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recipe updated Mar 19, 2020


  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Tomato icon
    3 (420g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Cumin seeds icon
    Cumin seeds
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Chili powder icon
    Chili powder
    1 tsp (about 3g)
  • Ground coriander icon
    Ground coriander
    1 tbsp (5g)
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Curry powder icon
    Curry powder
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Salt icon
    1 pinch
  • Pasta icon
    1 cup (86g)
  • Water icon
    1.25 cups (300ml)
  • Cilantro icon
    as needed


  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add olive oil to the inner pot
  2. Heat - Sauté, Normal
  3. Then add cumin seeds and garlic clove to the inner pot
  4. Fry
  5. Add onion to the inner pot
  6. Sauté well
  7. Add tomato to the inner pot
  8. Fry until soft
  9. Add chili powder, ground coriander, ground turmeric, curry powder and salt to the inner pot
  10. Fry for a minute or two
  11. Add pasta and water to the inner pot
  12. Mix well
  13. Cancel - Sauté
  14. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  15. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 5 min
  16. Natural release - 10 min
  17. Quick release
  18. Garnish with cilantro
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