Herbal macaroni salad

Posted on September 11, 2009. Filed under: pasta, Starter | Tags: , , |

A macaroni salad with fresh herbs.

Cooking Time : A few min.
Preparation Time : 15 min.

Serves 6.

Ingredients
3 cups cooked macaroni (shell or cut)
2 tablespoons chopped dill
1 cup thick curds
2 tablespoons fresh cream
1 green chilli, chopped
1 tablespoon butter
salt to taste
For the garnishing
lettuce leaves
spring onion trees
Method
1. Heat the butter, add the macaroni and dill and cook for 1 minute.
2. Mix the curds, cream, green chilli and salt thoroughly and mix with the macaroni.
3. Surround with lettuce leaves, decorate with spring onion trees and serve warm.
Tips
For Thick Curds : Put the curds in a muslin cloth or thin cloth.
Tie and hang for 1 to 1 1/2 hours and allow the water to drain out.
For Spring Onion Trees
Select fresh spring onion. Take one onion and quickly slit the leaves upto 125 mm. length from the white bulb with the help of a needle.
Repeat several times turning the bulb so that many slits appears on all sides.
Repeat with other spring onions.
Keep in ice-cold water for at least 1 hour.
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