This is one of our favourite  pasta preparations. So full of flavour and easy to make! Vegetarians can substitute the prawns with other vegetables.


300 gms spaghetti
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil'
250 gms prawns
3 tbsps garlic, minced
1.5 cups button mushroom, sliced
10 black olives, sliced thinly
3 dry red chillies, cut into 2
chilli flakes, dried rosemary, dried oregano, to season
salt as required
2 tbsps fresh coriander leaves, chopped

marination of prawns:
1/2 tbsp turmeric
1/2 tsp salt

  • Cook the spaghetti in boiling water as per direction on the packet. drain and keep aside
  • De - shell the prawns, clean and wash them. Marinate them with the turmeric and salt and keep aside for atleast 20 mins. (so that the raw smell goes)
  • In a wok heat half the oil and saute the garlic.
  • Wash and rinse out the prawns.
  • Add the prawns and saute until then start to change colour. Add the chillies
  • Add the mushrooms and saute.
  • Add the olives and stir for a few minutes.
  • Add salt, chilli flakes, rosemary and oregano as per taste. Stir for a few minutes and the remaining oil and the coriander leaves.

  •  Add the spaghetti and toss until the spaghetti is well coated with all the ingredients.