If there is one Italian dish that has slowly become our favorite, it is pasta. With a range of sizes and sauces to choose from, Pasta has something new to offer every time. It is no surprise that Indians have started tweaking the basic pasta recipe as per their tastes and preferences. We have often seen that many interesting ingredients are added to make pasta desi and delicious! Recently a Twitter user shared his thoughts about Desi Pasta on the platform and it went viral.
Take a look at the post he shared:
Italians would go into cardiac arrest if they ever knew what South Asians put in their pasta- raj PRERNA DAY!!! (@devaliaas) 27 July 2022
The post about desi pasta was shared by Twitter user @devaliaas. “Italians would go into cardiac arrest if they ever knew what South Asians put in their pasta,” she wrote. “Like it’s always a pasta curry until the end, and it’s honestly delicious,” she said.
The post was shared a few days back and has already garnered over 53k likes and 5k retweets. In a subsequent thread, several people gave their feedback on what they would add to their pasta recipe. Some of the mentioned spices like garam masala, turmeric and more. Ketchup, Maggi Masala and schezwan sauce Pasta were some other popular choices of ingredients. A few others suggested other options like mustard and even cayenne!
One Twitter user wrote, “I just add whatever spices I find in my kitchen, last time my friend put me paneer too.” “Who will tell them about the South Asian Pizza, Tandoori Chicken Tikka Pizza with Kebabs Stuffed in Crust,” laughed another.
Here’s a look at the desi pasta ingredients shared by Twitter users:
I worked with an Italian man in India. Oddly enough, he was never in the university mess for “pasta” night. — Patricia Sawthoff, PhD (@gitagovinda) 28 July 2022
Maggi Masala & Domino’s Leftover Chili Flakes & Oregano ???? – Akshat Anand (@justakshat08) 28 July 2022
Who puts the corn Corn- ???? (real) (@janvayyyy) 28 July 2022
Garam Masala and what not – Shiva ️ ???? wwdits pervert (@hawkhaine) 27 July 2022
Like what is turmeric doing there???? (making it delicious)- raj PRERNA DAY!!! (@devaliaas) 27 July 2022
Cumin, Rai, Kadipatta and Ghee. Garnish the pasta with fresh dried coconut. Sprinkle with sugar. Pasta Upma Nasha from the South. pic.twitter.com/QY5sFZlF4u– Igavino thought he was ready, but not for holy moly! (@IgaveinB) 29 July 2022
The scene in Rani when she’s telling him what she’ll add to pasta to make it better and he loses his mind- Nadia (@irrfankhans) 27 July 2022
They lay eggs. Half Boiled Eggs. – Nandi (@angrybird_us) 28 July 2022
Why no one is talking about the cumin/rai tadka – sojacat (@sojacreepy) 28 July 2022
Italians made the dish but we’ve made the dish more delicious I think lol- omere kiani (@ome_kiani19) 28 July 2022
They may have invested pasta but we South Asians have done it. – Usman Masood Sadiq (@UMSadiq_) 28 July 2022
Sometimes I just put on some shaan ka tikka masala and BRO TS AMAZİNG- baba shotgun (@bhenskidumm). 27 July 2022
What are your favorite content to add to your pasta recipe, Tell us how you liked eating your desi pasta here.