Italian white sauce pasta recipe serve on black bowl garnish with grated chees

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White sauce pasta recipe – boiled penne pasta tossed in mild spicy white pasta sauce made with maida, milk, garlic cloves flavoured with dry red chili flakes, mixed herbs, and garnished with grated cheese is one of the popular Italian white sauce pasta recipes which we cooked in Indian style. This creamy pasta in white sauce is one of the quickest dish you can prepare easily at home when you feel hungry. In this post, you will learn how to make white sauce pasta?white sauce pasta garnish with grated cheese

Though there is a various recipe of white sauce pasta available, we convert this delicious Italian pasta into our indian style white sauce pasta at our convenience.

This pasta recipe is also known as bechamel sauce pasta.

If you want to cook a quick but very delicious meal for your family then you are in right place. This pasta recipe is not only very delicious but also very easy to cook at home.


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What is white sauce pasta

This italian white sauce pasta is one of the delicious pasta recipes where boiled penne pasta is tossed in a mild spicy white sauce flavour with mixed herbs, red chili flakes and garnished with grated cheese.  


What to serve with sauce pasta

Serve hot white sauce pasta by garnishing it with grated cheese and a pinch of black pepper powder from the top. 


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Tips to make pasta in white sauce recipe


  • Cheesy Pasta Sauce : While cooking white pasta sauce, pour maida and milk in intervals and whisk them continuously to avoid forming any lumps from it.


  • Cooking Pasta : If you use penne pasta boil them only sharp for 8 min till al-dante, for other types of pasta including spaghetti, Marconi, and fusilli it is usually mentioned on the pasta packed.


  • Secret Flavor : To increase flavour in this white sauce pasta recipe we add mixed herbs including thyme, rosemary, basil, oregano, a pinch of black pepper, and a few teaspoons of red chili flakes.


  • Amount of Maida : butter and maida ratio 1:1; while preparing the white sauce for pasta, make sure there are no lumps in it.


  • Choice Of Veggies : You can also prepare this white sauce pasta with vegetables you like most chopped capsicum, carrots, green peas, broccoli, potatoes, and mushroom, make sure you saute them in oil for some time before mixing them with pasta.


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How to make white sauce pasta

Here, the complete recipe of pasta in white sauce preparation is classified into three simple categories first one is cooking vegetables,

the second one is cooking penne pasta and the last one is making white sauce pasta.

so, let’s make it now.


Cooking Vegetables 


1. Heat 4 tbsp oil in a pan.

pour oil in a pan


2. When the oil is hot enough add 4 tbsp chopped carrots,4 tbsp chopped capsicum, and 3 tbsp green peas.

add chopped carrots,chopped capsicum,green peas in a pan


3. Quick saute them in medium flame for up to 3 to 4 min until it becomes crunchy and retains its flavour.

saute them in medium high flame


Cooking Penne Pasta


1. Now, boiling pasta pour water in a deep bottom pan or kadhai.

pour water in a pan


2. Sprinkle a teaspoon of salt and let it boil for some time.

sprinkle a tea spoon of salt


3. When water comes to a boil add penne pasta and a dash of oil to it.

add penne pasta in boiling water



4. Let them boil for approximately 8 min till al-dante.

boil penne pasta till al-dante


5. When pasta is cooked drain in a colander and transfer them to the large plate for later usage.

keep boil pasta in a large plate


Making White Sauce Pasta


1. Now making pasta in the white sauce add 4 tablespoons of butter and melt it on low flame.

melet a few tablespons of butter in a pan


2.Then add 1 tbsp chopped garlic, saute them for 1 min on low flame.

saute chopped garlic


3. Next add 4 tbsp all-purpose flour or maida in batches.

add maida


4. Mix it properly with butter and garlic without making any lumps.

mix maida properly with butter


5. Furthermore, pour 500 ml milk in batches and cook for 8 o 10 min in medium to low flame.

pour milk in batches


6. At this stage white sauce becomes thick and free-flowing consistency, sprinkle 2 tsp salt in it.

sprinkle a few tea spoon of salt


7. Also sprinkle 1 tsp black pepper, 2 tsp red chili flakes, 2 tsp mixed herbs.

sprinkle red chili flakes,black pepper,mixed herbs


8. Mix all of the ingredients together.

mix all of the ingredients together


9. After that, add boiled penne pasta in this white pasta sauce,

add boil penne pasta


10. Mix them properly for 2 to 3 min on low flame.

toss pasta properly in white sauce


11. Now add fried vegetables and mix them in this white pasta sauce.

add fried vegetables


12. Finally we prepared indian style white sauce pasta recipe, garnish with grated cheese and serve hot immediately.

garnish with grated cheese


White Sauce Pasta Recipe Card

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White sauce pasta recipe

Italian white sauce pasta recipe serve on black bowl garnish with grated chees

This indian style white sauce pasta recipe is one of the popular pasta recipes,where penne pasta tossed in mild spicy white pasta sauce.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes


White Sauce Pasta Ingredients

  • 500 ml milk
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp maida or all-purpose flour
  • 350 to 400 grams Penne Pasta
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 4 tbsp chopped carrot
  • 4 tbsp chopped capsicum
  • 3 tbsp green peas
  • 2 to 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 2 tsp mixed herbs
  • 1-liter water to Boil Pasta
  • 3 to 4 tbsp grated cheese for garnish


how to make white sauce pasta

  1. At first, for cooking vegetables, in a pan heat a few tablespoons of oil and saute chopped carrot, green peas, and capsicum.
  2. Make sure veggies don't be mushy cook them for only 3 to 4 min in
    medium to low flame.
  3. Next transfer these fried veggies to a separate plate for later usage.
  4. Now, for cooking pasta pour water into a Kadai or deep bottom pan
  5. Sprinkle a teaspoon of salt, mix it properly and let it boil for some time.
  6. When water comes to a boil add penne pasta and a dash of oil in it.
  7. Let them cook till al-dante for approximately 8 min.
  8. At this stage, pasta is cooked, drain the water in a colander and transfer them into a large plate for later usage.
  9. Now for making pasta in white sauce add a few tablespoons of butter and melt it on low flame.
  10. After that add a tablespoon of chopped garlic and saute on low flame for 2 to 3 min.
  11. Then add maida or all-purpose flour in batches.
  12. Continuously whisk to avoid forming any lumps in white sauce for pasta.
  13. Furthermore, pour milk in it and whisk everything on low flame for another 5 to 8 min.
  14. At this stage, your white sauce becomes slightly thick, creamy free flowing consistency.
  15. Now sprinkle a teaspoon of black pepper, and salt and mix herbs including oregano, thyme, basil, and rosemary.
  16. Next add boiled penne pasta and fried vegetables to this creamy white sauce.
  17. Now mix all of them together for another 2 to 3 min on low flame.
  18. Finally serve this creamy white sauce pasta immediately by garnishing grated cheese on top of it.


White Sauce Pasta Recipe Note

  1. After preparing pasta serve them immediately as hot, otherwise white pasta sauce becomes thicken quickly.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 55838Total Fat 368gSaturated Fat 76gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 185gCholesterol 62mgSodium 1828mgCarbohydrates 10828gFiber 632gSugar 198gProtein 2043g

Disclaimer: The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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