Indian Style Paprika Ricotta Pasta with Tomato


Here is a recipe for paprika ricotta pasta with tomato in Indian flavor:


  • 8 ounces pasta of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish (optional)


  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until it is translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the tomato and spices (paprika, cumin, coriander, turmeric, garam masala, and salt) to the pan and stir to combine. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, until the tomato has softened.
  4. Stir in the cooked pasta and the ricotta cheese. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, until the cheese has melted and everything is well combined.
  5. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro, if desired, and serve hot. Enjoy!

Paprika Ricotta Pasta with Tomato ( Indian Style)

Angel Mary
Give an Indian flavor to the signature pasta vegetarian dish.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 3 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 628 kcal


  • Large pot for cooking pasta
  • Large saucepan


  • 1 pound Pasta of your choice
  • 1 cup Ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper optional
  • 1 cup Tomato Puree
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato paste
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 cup Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish salt and pepper as needed


  • Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the ricotta cheese, paprika, garam masala, cumin, turmeric, and cayenne pepper (if using). Cook over medium heat until the cheese is melted and the spices are fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomato puree and tomato paste. Add the heavy cream and bring the mixture to a simmer. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the cooked pasta to the sauce and toss to coat.
  • Serve the pasta in bowls, garnished with chopped fresh cilantro. Enjoy!


Kid-Friendly Adaptation: Easy on the indian masalas to reduce the spicyness
Keyword Pasta, Sauce, Spaghetti, vegetarian

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