Makaronah Bil Beshemel is easy to prepare, baked pasta dish. This is a one dish meal, we enjoyed it with a bowl of soup or you can have it with salad. This is an healthy and delicious dish which has no cheese, yet taste divine.
Quick and easy to make, have all the ingredients ready and this dish is ready in minutes. Here, I, have used Bezar spice, which is an arabic spice and goes very well with this dish, this spice mix has an awesome taste and flavor.
1 Cup Heaped Macaroni Pasta
1 Tablespoon Oil
1 Teaspoon Bezar Spice Mix - see recipe
1 Onion - chopped
200 Grams Boneless Chicken - finely cubed
Salt to taste
1.1/2 Cups Thick Bechamel sauce - see recipe
While pasta cooks, we prepare the chicken layer.
Heat oil in a frying pan, add onions and saute till onions are translucent. Then add the chicken and saute till it turn pink to white then add the bezar spice and saute for 2 to 3 minutes, cover and cook till the chicken is done. Open the lid and evaporate all the moisture or till the mixture is dry. Keep aside to cool.
In the meantime preheat the oven at 200 degrees.
Butter a casserole dish well,
Spread 2 tablespoons of bechamel sauce
Now spread half of pasta
Spread layer of chicken mixture
Top with remaining pasta
Pour the bechamel sauce evenly on to dish. Sprinkle a little bezar spice and place it in oven till it browns on top .
See the layers.. looks too tempting.. na.
Cool it a little and cut slices of this rich dish, enjoy with soup or salad of your choice.
You can use any pasta of your choice.
Can use lamb or beef mince for the filling too.
Bezar spice is an Arabic spice and has a flavorful taste, try this spice you will love it.
Labels : Bechamel sauce, Bezar spice , Chicken, Mena cooking club, Pasta & Noodles, Healthy, Eygpt