Cheesy Tandoori Pasta Shells

Cheesy Tandoori Pasta Shells

Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with cheesy tandoori chicken drenched in a bechamel base and baked to perfection! Aha, cheesy, spicy deliciousness in one meal! I love to play with the flavors of two cuisines especially Indian and Italian! This pasta is one such fusion flavor from INDIA’S Tandoori chicken and cheesy

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One of my well-known fusion recipes is butter chicken pasta! Many of you tried it and got amazing feedback for that! This recipe is a very easy one and so flavorful that you will fall in love with it!

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A spicy and cheesy combination is the best treat for us Indians to satisfy our craving to have any special meal, right? Hope you all will love this one!


For Chicken Marinade

  • 350 gm boneless chicken cut into small pieces
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp yogurt
  • lemon juice
  • 1 heaped tsp chilly powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic
  • 1 green chilly chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp pepper powder

Other Ingredients

  • Jumbo Pasta Shells
  • 1 small onion
  • lots of coriander leaves and few mint leaves
  • lemon juice if needed
  • 4 to 5 tbsp cream cheese or you may use the mix of cheese and labneh
  • Mozzarella cheese

For Bechamel Sauce

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 green chilly chopped
  • 2 tsp all purpose flour
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 & 1/2 to 2 cups milk
  • oregano

Instead of this sauce you may use pasta or pizza sauce / marinara sauce

Cook the pasta as per the instruction. Do not overcook it, rinse it under the tap water to stop the cooking process and to prevent it from sticking to each other.

Method Please check the video!

Enjoy with your family!

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