An exciting tomato based pasta with prawns. Filled with flavour....Lovely idea for a packed lunch to take to work!! Tastes even better the next day :)

1 cup fusilli pasta, boiled and drained (I used wheat based)
1/2 cup prawns, de shelled, washed and marinated with 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder and salt
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp garlic, finely chopped
1 onion, chopped finely
1/4 cup carrot, chopped finely
1 tomato, skinned
4-5 tbsps tomato puree
1/2 tbsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp coriander leaves
1/2 cup water

  • melt the butter and oil in a wok and saute the garlic.
  • Add the onions and saute till onions turn slightly brown.
  • Add the carrots and saute
  • Rinse out the marinated prawns and add it.
  • Add the tomato and keep stiring.
  • add the garam masala and chilli powder and saute for a minute.
  • Add the tomato puree and salt. 
  • After a few minutes, add water and simmer till the prawns cook.
  • Add the coriander leaves and pasta and stir.
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