Thursday, April 9, 2009

Simple Brown Rice Curried Pasta with Vegetables

Nutritional Info - Whole grains (such as brown rice) contain high amounts of insoluble fiber—the type of fiber some scientists believe may help protect against a variety of cancers.

Cooking Time - 20 min
Preparation Time - 15 min
Serves - 2 to 3


Cooked whole grain brown rice pasta - 2 cups
Chopped vegetables - 2 cups (Carrot, Cauliflower, broccoli and mushroom)
Onion - 1 finely chopped
Extra Olive oil - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Cayenne pepper - 1/2 tsp or to taste
Onion powder - 1/2 tsp
Garlic powder - 1/4 tsp optional
Oregano - 1/2 tsp

Method to make Pasta

1) Cook pasta as per the directions and keep it aside.
2) Heat oil and add garlic powder and the chopped onions and sauté till it turns translucent.
3) Now add all of the chopped vegetables and add the onion powder, cayenne pepper, oregano and salt.
4) Once the vegetables are well cooked add the brown rice pasta and sauté till the spices and salt are well coated and switch off the stove.
5) The pasta is ready to serve and is a good choice for lunch box for the kids.


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