Fettuccine paneer alfredo

  • Thursday, November 8, 2012 9:55am
  • Life

Here is fettuccine with cilantro and paneer (Fresh Indian cheese). You may substitute it with chicken or shrimp. A pulse of fresh garlic and cilantro with cream gives a delicious and fragrant flavor to the appealing alfredo sauce and fettuccine. Try it!

What you need: Serves 4

1 lbfettuccine pasta

½ lb paneer (Indian cheese) cut into cubes

A little parmesan cheese grated

4 sprigs of fresh whole cilantro

2 tsp butter

2 tsp olive oil

¼ cup milk

½ cup cream

¼ tsp red chili flakes, optional — for an extra spice kick

¼ tsp white pepper powder

2 tsp fresh cilantro chopped

3 garlic cloves chopped

½ cup scallions chopped

2 tsp carrot grated, for garnish

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or as per instructions on the box.

Meanwhile, wash, chop and prep the vegetables. In a food processor, add cilantro, 1 chopped garlic clove and cream. Give it a few pulses until the mixture is light green.

Cilantro alfredo recipe

In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Add the remaining chopped garlic. Once the aroma kicks in, add the chopped scallions. Cook a minute, stir in the cilantro cream and white pepper. Add the paneer cubes and milk; cook mixture in a low simmer, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in parmesan until melted, then chili flakes and a little salt; toss in the cooked fettuccine. Finally add the olive oil and garnish it with some grated carrot for color. Serve hot!

More on Myfoodarama.com

More in Life

Hear new songs from Josh Clauson at Saturday release party

The producer of the Summer Meltdown music festival and Flowmotion band leader has a solo album out.

Get schooled on Texas BBQ at this Monroe restaurant in a bus

Brisket, pulled pork, sausage, chicken and the fixin’s all await you near the Reptile Zoo on U.S. 2.

Spy comedy ’Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ is laugh-out-loud funny

It’s a superficial but energetic sequel to the 2014 film about a clandestine British secret service.

39th annual Arts of the Terrace attracts regional artists

The Mountlake Terrace juried show features paintings, drawings, photography, miniatures and more.

Ben Stiller was born to play title character in ‘Brad’s Status’

Writer-director Mike White’s script has plenty of Brad’s voiceover, so this movie feels like a novel.

See both versions of ‘The Odd Couple’ on Historic Everett stage

The Outcast Players perform Neil Simon’s classic comedy with alternating male and female casts.

The ‘Whimsical Woman’ shares what she learns on the trail

Jennifer Mabus came here from Nevada and Hawaii. She leads hikes and blogs about them.

‘Friend Request’ a horror flick about the dangers of Facebook

Though it’s a little behind the times, Simon Verhoeven’s film about social media is effectively done.

Branch out: ‘Tasting Cider’ recipes call for hard apple cider

Top cider makers share how they like to make hush puppies, bread pudding and the pear-fect cocktail.

Most Read