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This is one of my favorite pasta recipe which I enjoy cooking it for my friends when they pop in  with a short notice.It is very easy to make,but taste really good.
 
 
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Step 1: Ingredients

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This amount is for two people.

Shell Pasta (just enough for 2 of us)
Olive oil
Prawns
Cherry tomatoes 
Parmesan cheese
Fresh basil leaves
Salt
1 -1 1/2 T spoon Cumin powder
 2-3 Tble spoon Paprika powder
2 T spoon Balsamico 
1 small  Onion( forgot to include)
3 Garlic
Little bit fresh cream
Pine nuts






Step 2: Cook the shells

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 In a pot bring water to boil.When the water is really boiling and bubbles out throw in  the shell pasta,add salt,and a bit oil so that it does not get sticky.Cook for 10- 12 minutes and drain the water off immediately.Even though I write to you at the biginning this has to be done last ,so that you can have it warm.If not you need to use the micro oven or warm it up over again.

Step 3: Cook the Prawns

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Heat olive oil in a frying pan stir fry finely cut onions until golden color ,then throw in the prawns and keep stirring once in a while on slow fire.First  I cooked in a pot,and realized a frying pan is better,so I transferred in to a frying pan.Then add the paprika powder,cumin powder and salt to taste.Ths has to be well cooked until it  is a bit dry in consistency.

Step 4: Make the Pesto sauce

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Chop  the fresh basil leaves straight away from your pot.Wash them well,and throw them in to a long  mixing jug.Add a little bit olive oil,chopped garlic,a little bit salt,pine nuts, balsamic acid and 2 full spoons fresh cream.Grind them to a paste with your hand mixer.Thats it. This is one of the best sauce I have ever made.Goes well  with all types of Pastas.
uziham1 year ago
nice
looks yum!
shahanak1 year ago
I tried this ...it's delicious!
shazni1 year ago
I'm Hungry!!!!!...I'm going to try this as soon as I put up my pasta instructable!