Macaroni (Pakistani Style) Recipe

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Macaroni (Pakistani Style) is a variety of pasta in the shape of narrow tubes. People like to eat it with chicken and mutton mince. In Pakistan Macaroni is mainly cook in different Read More

Macaroni (Pakistani Style) is a variety of pasta in the shape of narrow tubes. People like to eat it with chicken and mutton mince. In Pakistan Macaroni is mainly cook in different styles and variations like banked macaroni, cheese macaroni and macaroni with sauce. It is a simple snack that a person can make easily at home in minutes. Hide


2 cups of Macaroni Pasta

2 large Tomatoes

1 medium Onion

1 large Potato

A bunch of Fresh Coriander/Cilantro Leaves (Hara Dhania) (for garnish) (chopped)

Any kind of Cheese (for sprinkling)

2 tsp. Coriander Powder (Pisa Dhania)

1 tsp. Red Chilli Powder (Pisi Lal Mirch) (more or less may be used depending on taste preferance.)

½ tsp. Turmeric Powder (Pisi Haldi)

Salt (to taste)

1 tsp. Garam Masala Powder

1 tsp. Ginger Paste (Pisi Adrak)

10 cups of Water

For Seasoning:

1 tsp. of Mustard Seeds (Rai)

1 tsp. of Cumin Seeds (Saabut Zeera)

2 tsp. of Cooking Oil


Cut all of the tomatoes, onion and potato lengthwise. Rapid boil the water, add Pasta & cook until aldente. Reserve ½ cup of the water, drain and run cold water over to stop cooking.

Separately in a pan heat oil, add the onions and fry until they are translucent. Add in the ginger paste, potatoes, salt and tumeric powder. Cover to cook for a few minutes. Mix in the tomatoes and cook until the juice wilts from the tomatoes. Add the reserved pasta water if necessary.

Add the coriander and red chilli powder. Cook until the potatoes are done. Mix in the macaroni pasta and adjust the seasoning. Garnish with fresh coriander/cilantro leaves and serve with cheese sprinkle.

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I really like this recipe of mecroni who has the spicy dish and I am very eager to eat desi chines so I want to eat it now I and I make it at night
By: hammad, Form: karachi, on 28 Jan, 2017
A Easy Recipe !!!
By: Sameen Tariq, Form: Karachi, on 30 Sep, 2016
Looking Yummy !! I'm going to try this today .. Thank you for the recipe. I'm a beginner in cooking .. so learning recipe's watching videos :) I tried Mushroom Masala which you showed and it came out yummy ..
By: Saba, Form: Karachi , on 28 May, 2016
This style of making macroni is very common in Pakistan because mostly peoples of Pakistan love to eat the spicy dishes. I also use garam masala and large pieces of tomatoes with turmeric powder.
By: Umaira, Form: khi, on 29 Apr, 2016
good way to cook makroni. with butter and tomato it's taste would be definitely wanderful. i like this makroni and try to make it for my husband tomorrow...
By: Shiza, Form: Islamabad, on 13 Mar, 2016
i like to eat macaroni very much and i made macaroni and pasta at home many times such a simple recipe i usually use some other ingredients in this like tomato ketchup vegetables sauces
By: Mira, Form: Karachi, on 12 Feb, 2016
no i didn't like its taste its hard to cook and take many ingredients and after long time of hard working its was not good this recipe was really hurt me and waste my time don't try it guys i'm not like it taste there is now new recipe of macaroni upload something new
By: areeba, Form: karachi, on 29 Jan, 2016
From where I can buy Mustard Seeds for making macroni in the pakistani style, all the ingredients in my home is available but I just have to bring mustard seeds to make it more tasty in the pakistani style.
By: qurat, Form: khi, on 19 Jan, 2016
Pakistani peoples use such an spicy ingredients in any recipe, macroni in the pakistani style is also very different when you make it this spicy recipe.
By: hiba, Form: khi, on 28 Jul, 2015
I do make Macroni Pasta in home with such a simple recipe like I add tomato Ketchup and some veggie in it.
By: Armeen, Form: Rawalpindi, on 03 Jun, 2015