How to make Penne Arrabiata -

Penne pasta tossed in a basic Italian tomato sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Penne pasta, Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Penne Arrabiata

Penne Arrabiata Recipe Card


 If you are craving pasta and want it quick – this is the recipe you should look for. Al dante penne pasta tossed in a classic Italian tomato and onion sauce. Mildly spiced with oregano and chilli flakes you can make the sauce and store it in the fridge and just toss it up when you are hungry!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Penne Arrabiata Recipe

  • Penne pasta 250 grams

  • Tomatoes 5 medium

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 10 cloves

  • Red chillies crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Onion sliced 2 medium

  • Tomato puree 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oregano 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh parsley 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Boil penne in plenty of water with salt and a teaspoon of oil till al dante which means till just cooked. Drain and set aside to cool.

Step 2

Blanch tomatoes, peel, remove seeds and roughly chop. Heat one and a half tablespoon of olive oil in a pan. Add garlic and sauté for half a minute.

Step 3

Add red chilli flakes and continue to sauté. Add onions and sauté till onions turn soft and translucent. Add tomato concasse and mix.

Step 4

Add tomato puree and mix. Add salt and oregano and mix well. Cook for two to three minutes till the mixture gets a sauce consistency.

Step 5

Heat a little of the remaining olive oil in another pan, add some herbs add one portion of penne and toss. Add sauce as required and toss.

Step 6

You should not use a spoon or spatula to mix since it may cause the penne to break. Serve hot garnished with parsley.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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.