Creamy Pesto Pasta with Sun dried Tomatoes

Enjoy the creamy goodness and delicious flavors of this Creamy Pesto Pasta made with Sundried Tomato, made irresistibly creamy with Olper’s Dairy Cream. #OlpersDairyCream #GoodnessBarhao #foodfusion #digitalammi #happycookingtoyou

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Prepare Pesto Sauce:

-Fresh basil leaves 1 Cup

-Lehsan (Garlic) 5-6 cloves

-Badam (Almonds) chopped 5-6

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) sliced 1

-Himalayan pink salt ¼ tsp or to taste

-Lemon juice 1 & ½ tbs

-Olive oil 3-4 tbs

Prepare Creamy Pesto Pasta:

-Cooking oil 2-3 tbs

-Boneless chicken strips 250g

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tsp

-Paprika powder ½ tsp

-Himalayan pink salt ½ tsp or to taste

-Lemon juice 2 tsp

-Cooking oil 1-2 tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium

-Lehsan (Garlic) chopped 1 tbs

-Sundried tomatoes julienne ½ Cup

-Yakhni (Stock) 1 Cup

-Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed ½ tsp or to taste

-Lal mirch (Red chilli) crushed ½ tsp or to taste

-Himalayan pink salt ½ tsp or to taste

-Olper’s Cream 200ml (room temperature)

-Penne pasta boiled 250g

-Fresh basil leaves



Prepare Pesto sauce:

-In a grinding machine,add fresh basil leaves,garlic,almonds,green chilli,pink salt,lemon juice,olive oil, blend well & set aside.

Prepare Creamy Pesto Pasta:

-In a wok,add cooking oil,chicken & mix well until it changes color.

-Add black pepper powder,paprika powder,pink salt,lemon juice,mix well & cook on medium flame for 4-5 minutes then cook on high flame until it dries up & set aside.

-In the same wok,add onion,garlic & sauté for a minute.

-Add sundried tomatoes & mix well.

-Add stock,black pepper crushed,red chilli crushed,pink salt,prepared pesto sauce & mix well.

-Turn off the flame,add cream & mix well.

-Turn on the flame & cook on low flame for 1-2 minutes.

-Add pasta,cooked chicken & give it a good mix.

-Garnish with fresh basil leaves & serve!


Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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