Creamy stovetop Macoroni and cheese

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This is an incredibly simple, basic cheese sauce made with butter, flour, milk and cheese. It’s super thick and cheesy, which basically equates to perfection when you’re talking about macaroni and cheese.  I am sure kids would love to have this for evening snack or dinner. Macaroni and cheese is a classic recipe for pasta and cheese lovers!

Serves : 2

Prep Time : 5 mins     Cooking Time : 15 mins 

Ingredients:

Shell macoroni : 1 cup

Milk : 1 cup

Grated Cheese : 1/2 cup

All Purpose flour : 2 tblsp

Pepper powder : 1/2 tsp

crushed red chilly : 1/4 tsp

Butter : 2 tblsp

Salt : as needed

Method:

  1. Boil water and cook macaroni until soft along with required salt. No need to wash the pasta. Just drain it and keep aside.20170218_201742

2. Heat heavy bottom pan with butter. When butter melts, add all purpose flour and mix with a whisk.

3. Add milk and pepper gradually mixing with the whisk and mix to form a smooth sauce. As it get cooks,the sauce becomes thicker. Add cheese and mix well until the cheese melts. Do it medium or low heat.

4. Do not let the sauce boil. See the consistency, it should be too thick or thin.  When the sauce is ready, mix it with the cooked pasta and spread crushed red chilly on the top.

Serve it hot. 20170218_203125

 

Notes:

  1. You can try it with any pasta too.
  2. You can adjust saucy level as your wish, adding milk.
  3. Do not cook milk on high heat, it may lead to curdled sauce.
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