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If you are pasta lover with both white and red sauce try both together in same dish. It tastes so yummy and mushroom, carrots and tomato gives good flavor to the sauce. This is one of our favorite pasta.. so I am sharing with all of you.

Ingredients :
Pasta of your choice - 2 cups
White sauce - 1/2 cup
Red sauce - 1/2 cup
Parsley for garnishing
Parmesan cheese grated - 1/4 cup
Red chilli flakes

White sauce :

Butter - 1 tbsp or Olive oil - 1 tbsp (If calorie conscious)
All purpose flour - 2 tbsp
Milk - 1/2 cup
Salt Pepper Dried Italian herbs - 1 tsp

Method :

1. First to make white sauce heat butter or olive oil in frying pan.
2. Add the flour and saute till it is roasted or changes to very very mild brown color.
3. Add milk and whisk constantly so that lumps should not be formed.
4. When it starts thickening add the salt, pepper and dried herbs.
5. Keep it aside in low flame.

Red sauce :

Mushroom - 1 cup chopped fine
Tomato crushed - 1 small tin (or 2 blanched, deseeded and pureed)
carrots - 1/4 grated
Pepper , chili powder - 1 tsp
Basil few
Garlic - 1 pod grated
Onions - 1/2 cup
Tomato paste - 1 tbsp (I add store bought one or if you don't have leave it)
Celery - 1/4 cup
Mixed dried Italian herbs - 1 tsp
Olive oil

Method :

1. Heat oil in the frying pan add mushroom saute till golden brown.
2. Add the onion, grated garlic, carrots, celery one by one. saute till they all are golden brown.
3. Add the herbs and spice powders.
4. Add the tomato paste and crushed tomato add water and let it simmer to the desired consistency.
5. Now add the chopped basil. Keep it aside while we cook pasta.

Cooking Pasta :

1. Boil water in the big vessel add some salt. Add the pasta and cook until it is done.
2. Now add this pasta to the white sauce and toss well.

Serving :

1. Spread the pasta tossed in white sauce.
2. In the top add red sauce how much your require.
3. Top with the grated Parmesan cheese.
4. Garnish with parsley.
5. Serve hot to enjoy the full flavor.

Rush  – (July 14, 2009 at 3:33 PM)  

wanna try this one!!

Christo Gonzales  – (July 14, 2009 at 4:30 PM)  

you exude beauty - it is truly amazing!

Pooja  – (July 14, 2009 at 4:44 PM)  

Wow looks awesome! Awesome presentation :)

chakhlere  – (July 14, 2009 at 5:41 PM)  

wow!! Its looking so yummy!!Great presentation!

ARUNA  – (July 14, 2009 at 5:55 PM)  

look at the my!!!! Wat a creativity!

KavyaNaimish  – (July 14, 2009 at 6:00 PM)  

wow pasta and mushroom makes a gud combo...well presented....

Varsha Vipins  – (July 14, 2009 at 6:37 PM)  

good to drop by after a break Pavithra..missed some of your yummies..this one is ma fav..white sauce is something I can have on its own..amazing combo of everything pavi..:)

Sakshi  – (July 14, 2009 at 7:31 PM)  

I have one you take more time to do all the decoration than the actual cooking time?? All I do is dump the food directly on to the plate just before eating...

The red sauce with mushroom looks so awesome...

Raks  – (July 14, 2009 at 8:51 PM)  

U have so much patience to arrange every time and take pics!

Sweta (My Indian Dietitian)  – (July 14, 2009 at 9:00 PM)  

Oooooh-I've never seen pasta being presented in this manner!!

Anonymous –   – (July 14, 2009 at 10:26 PM)  

Elegant Presentation !!

Sushma Mallya  – (July 14, 2009 at 10:44 PM)  

lovely picture and presentation...must try this one..

chef and her kitchen  – (July 14, 2009 at 10:58 PM) can someone create an apple with pasta??
that looks so wonderful...Lovely pasta...

Anu  – (July 14, 2009 at 11:07 PM)  

Wow looks awesome! Lovely presentation....

Valarmathi Sanjeev  – (July 14, 2009 at 11:07 PM)  

Wwo lovely presentation. Looks so yummy.

Anuradha –   – (July 14, 2009 at 11:37 PM)  

Wonderful presentation!! Keep it up!!

Trish  – (July 14, 2009 at 11:42 PM)  

How creative and what a beautiful way of showing the 'dish'. I often mix and match my red and white it.

Suparna  – (July 15, 2009 at 1:24 AM)  

wow!beautifully presented, loved the recipe for red sauce ...worth trying!!!

Lakshmi  – (July 15, 2009 at 1:31 AM)  

Nice presentation. Looks yumm

Sanghi  – (July 15, 2009 at 2:48 AM)  

Mmmmm this is bright lovely click! Delicious idea@!

Bergamot  – (July 15, 2009 at 5:17 AM)  

The presentation is really good. This happens to be our favourite pasta recipe too i.e. a combination of marinara + white sauce. This recipe is a winner

Ganga Sreekanth  – (July 15, 2009 at 6:07 AM)  

wowwwwww.........beautiful presentation

Kalaivani  – (July 15, 2009 at 7:29 AM)  

Awesome dish,love the red sauce with mushrooms.Wonderful presentation.

Anonymous –   – (July 15, 2009 at 7:30 AM)  

No words dear...amazing presentation!!!u re very very talented dear..!

Unknown  – (July 15, 2009 at 8:13 AM)  

What a combo Pavithra...looks absolutely stunning...mouthwatering..

Aps Kitchen  – (July 15, 2009 at 9:20 AM)  

I love Mushrooms must try this pasta very soon.........luks yum

Anupama  – (July 15, 2009 at 10:08 AM)  

What a presentation!!!! Absolutely fabulous!!! :-)

Smitha  – (July 15, 2009 at 10:34 AM)  

Hi Pavithra,
what a wonderful presentation. Absolutely love it.I love pasta and tomato sauce. Not so fond of white sauce. I really like teh recipe which u have pit for the red sauce. It seems like the u have the authentic italian recipe and thanx for sharing that.
Cheers .Hope your kid is better. U said he is ill right?  – (July 15, 2009 at 11:07 AM)  

I am just wondering.........How could you do this!!!
What a lovely presentation!!! and of course this is new to me ....hope to try once....

Vaishali  – (July 15, 2009 at 11:20 AM)  

Never would've thought of combining white and red sauce in a pasta dish. What a delicious-sounding idea. And your presentation is breathtaking.

Bhawna  – (July 15, 2009 at 12:08 PM)  

Nicely presented pasta in an apple shape. Who can say no to this...

Anonymous –   – (July 15, 2009 at 2:06 PM)  

u knw wat?am tired of saying that ur p[resentation rocks..I love anything with 10/10 to u.

Srilakshmi  – (July 15, 2009 at 3:00 PM)  

Never had Mushrooms so far, and don't think I would too :-D .. but presentation looks fab!

Unknown  – (July 15, 2009 at 3:18 PM)  

looks fantastic and wonderful presentation pavitra...:)

Vikis Kitchen  – (July 15, 2009 at 3:52 PM)  

Farfalline in red and white sauce , decorated like a heart shape ....seems a romantic dinner :)
Healthy food too.

Unknown  – (July 15, 2009 at 3:54 PM)  

Ur heart surely is a "healthy,Yummy heart":)Wonderful presentation

Preety  – (July 15, 2009 at 4:58 PM)  

love to have fafalline with homemade your presentation

Pavithra Elangovan  – (July 15, 2009 at 5:48 PM)  

Thanks everyone for your lovely and inspiring comments

Pavithra Kodical  – (July 15, 2009 at 6:27 PM)  

Wow i love the way you present the dish.Looks delicious :)

Home Cooked Oriya Food  – (July 15, 2009 at 9:23 PM)  

i love pasta and like both sauces... yours looks so good...

Saritha  – (July 15, 2009 at 11:00 PM)  

Wow loved the presentation and farfalline is new to me :)

Pam  – (July 16, 2009 at 12:40 AM)  

Another dish that is beautifully presented. Looks great!

Nithya  – (July 16, 2009 at 1:21 AM)  

Anni you rock :) you try loads of stuff and succeed in most of it.. tats amazing.

Angie's Recipes  – (July 16, 2009 at 1:57 AM)  

Oh, this is so sweet with two hearts in one....lovely presentation!

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Rosa's Yummy Yums  – (July 16, 2009 at 2:48 AM)  

I love your presentation! That dish sure looks delicious!



Ida  – (July 16, 2009 at 7:39 AM)  

Wow! Wow1 WO! that looks delicious...I don't think I have the talent to make it, though...could you pleeeeeze make some for me when I drop in???:)

Bharathy  – (July 16, 2009 at 10:54 AM)  

The dish looks so pretty!! do you really dig in a fork or a spoon to eat it??..
Nice recipe!.. :)

Chef Jeena  – (July 16, 2009 at 4:22 PM)  

What a beautil romantic way to serve your favourite pasta dish.

Parita  – (July 17, 2009 at 7:36 AM)  

Thats fantastic presentation..sorry m late to comment :(

Shanthi Krishnakumar  – (July 17, 2009 at 12:15 PM)  

Lovely click and nice also. Looks yummy

Laavanya  – (July 17, 2009 at 10:13 PM)  

I too love the white & tomato sauce combination - Beautiful presentation.

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