How to make Cheesy Macaroni -

Macaroni cooked in cheesy white sauce, sprinkled with more cheese and baked

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Processed cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़), Macaroni pasta

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

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Cheesy Macaroni

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Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheesy Macaroni Recipe

  • Processed cheese grated 1 cup

  • Macaroni pasta boiled till al dante 300 grams

  • Butter 6 tablespoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Milk 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Fresh bread crumbs 2 tablespoons

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat an oven to 200ºC/400ºF.

Step 2

Heat 2 tbsps butter in a deep non-stick pan, add 2 tbsps olive oil. Add flour and sauté lightly, making sure that it does not change colour.

Step 3

Gradually add milk, stirring continuously, so that no lumps are formed.

Step 4

Add salt and white pepper powder and mix well. Add half the grated cheese and continue to stir. Add the macaroni and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer the mixture into a seven-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle breadcrumbs over the top and dot with the remaining butter. Sprinkle the remaining cheese and crushed peppercorns. Bake till the cheese melts and turns golden. Serve hot.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.