Take mac n' cheese to a whole new level with this delicious and easy-to-make Tadka Mac n' Cheese Recipe. Get ready for savory, creamy indulgence!
Enjoy creamy, cheesy comfort food with this tasty Tadka Mac n' Cheese Recipe. Whether you’re a fan of traditional mac and cheese or looking to try something new, this flavorful recipe will satisfy your cravings.
Gather the ingredients.
To prepare this amazing homemade Tadka Mac n' Cheese, you'll need elbow macaroni, Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, butter, garlic powder, sumac powder, garam masala powder and curry leaves. Be sure to gather all the ingredients before you start preparing the dish. Then get ready to enjoy a creamy cheesy treat with savory spices!
In a medium-sized saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat and mix in the garlic powder, sumac powder, garam masala powder and curry leaves. Cook for 30 seconds stirring constantly before adding cream cheese and cheddar cheese. Cook until the cheese has melted stirring regularly. Now add macaroni to the pot and stir until it is completely coated with the cheese sauce. Serve immediately while hot! Enjoy with your friends and family!
Prepare the cheese sauce.
To make the cheese sauce, start by melting the butter in a pan over medium-high heat. Once it’s melted, add in the cream cheese and stir until combined. Then add in both types of cheeses and mix to combine. Finally, season with garlic powder, sumac powder and garam masala powder before stirring again to combine all the ingredients.
Once the cheese sauce is ready, bring a pot of salted water to boil and cook the macaroni for 8-10 minutes until al dente. Once cooked, drain and return to the pot. Then add in the prepared cheese sauce and stir until everything is well combined. Finally, garnish with some chopped cilantro leaves and serve hot. Tadka Mac n’ Cheese is a simple yet delicious recipe that takes only 15 minutes to make! With its creamy cheese sauce and flavorful spices, this dish will be a hit among family and friends.
Create the Tadka topped mac' n cheese.
To finish the dish, pour the cheesy sauce over the cooked macaroni and stir until combined. To create your Tadka, heat butter in a pan and add cumin seeds. Once fragrant, add minced garlic and cook for a few minutes until golden brown. Then fold into your mac n' cheese to complete the dish. Serve with crispy fried onion on top for crunch and extra flavour. Enjoy!
If you’re looking for a flavourful twist on the classic mac ‘n cheese, this Tadka Mac n’ Cheese recipe is sure to hit the spot. It’s a fusion of Indian spices blended with creamy cheese and layered over cooked macaroni. To achieve the perfect finish, create your own Tadka by heating butter in a pan and adding cumin seeds. Once fragrant, stir in minced garlic and cook until golden brown. Then fold your Tadka into the cheesy sauce-covered macaroni for an energy-packed meal filled with unique flavour! Top it off with crispy fried onion for added crunch, serve it hot and you’ll have yourself a tasty lunch or dinner that will tantalize your taste buds!
Bake and simmer in the oven or stovetop.
If you wish to get an even creamier and crispier Mac n' Cheese, you can choose to bake the dish in a greased oven-safe dish rather than on the stove top. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C), spoon your cooked mac and cheese mix into your baking dish evenly, then sprinkle with shredded cheddar and parmesan cheese. Bake for 30 minutes until golden brown and bubbly. For extra crunchy topped, set to broil for 3 minutes. Enjoy hot or wait for it cool down slightly before serving.
For stovetop method, in a large pan at medium heat pour the mac and cheese mix with butter and spices, stirring occasionally until everything is combined. Next, add the shredded cheese to your mac n' cheese pan making sure to stir while the cheeses melt into the liquid. Finally, when your mixture is creamy and slightly thickened turn off the heat and serve it up right away. Sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley or chives for an added burst of flavor. Tadka Mac n’ Cheese can be enjoyed by itself or as a side dish with grilled or roasted vegetables.
Gather the Ingredients for the Homemade Tadka Mac n' Cheese Recipe.
To make a delicious pot of creamy and savory Tadka Mac n' Cheese, you’ll need the following ingredients: elbow macaroni, butter, all-purpose flour, whole milk, garlic powder, smoked paprika powder, shredded cheddar cheese and parmesan cheese. You will also need a medium-sized pan, whisk or slotted spoon for stirring your ingredients together. All these ingredients are available at most supermarkets but shop locally to support local farmers in your community.
To make the culinary journey that much easier and a tadka mac n' cheese, making sure to add all the ingredients together in the right order. Start with the butter on a medium flame in your pan and when it melts add the all-purpose flour while stirring continuously with a whisk or a slotted spoon. Make sure no lumps form then pour in your milk and garlic powder. As soon as you get a smooth mixture, turn off the stove. Now add smoked paprika powder, parmesan cheese and cheddar cheese then mix it in with your whisk or slotted spoon. That’s it! You have successfully made your delicious homemade Tadka Mac n' Cheese recipe! Enjoy!