Meat Pasta

Pasta with smoked meat chunks

Recipe by fatma of Dar-es-salaam, TZ

This is a very tasty and different recipe. The smoked meat gives a flavour of barbeque.

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2 cups boiled pasta
    • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
    • 2 tomatoes (peeled and very finely chopped)
    • salt.
    • 2 tsps green chillly paste
    • 4 tbps of tomato ketchup
    • 2 tsps chilly sauce
    • 1/2 kg meat cut into chunks
    • 1 tbsp ginger,garlic paste
    • 1/2 lemon
    • corriander leaves (chopped)
    • 1 tbps oil


    1. Wash meat and boil in a pressure cooker with 1 1/2 cups of water, salt and ginger, garlic paste till done .Add lemon and dry up the water. Take out in a bowl .
    2. Put a tsp of ghee in the middle,place a  burning  piece of charcoal on it and close immediately with a tight fitting lid,make sure the smoke doesnt escape from the sides. Leave it aside.
    3. Meanwhile, heat oil,add onions, saute till pink.
    4. Add tomato, and green chilly paste,braise on medium heat till tomato pulppy.
    5. Add boiled pasta,tomato ketchup and chilly sauce,mix well.
    6. Add smoked meat and corriander leaves, mix and check salt.
    7. Serve hot .