Spätzli Pasta Fry with Potatoes and Minced Meat

When we come to pasta recipes there are aplenty of possibilities for a variety of tastes to be enjoyed. There are a lot many forms and varieties of pasta with different ingredients offered at the market or you can prepare your fresh pasta yourself. Here in this recipe I am using readymade dry pasta from the market.

Spätzlis are a special kind of pasta with eggs as their ingredient. They are offered in many forms in the market.

Ingredients for the pasta fry

Spätzli pasta 250 grams

Potatoes 250 grams

Minced meat 250 grams

Onions finely chopped 2 nos

Green chillies 2 nos

Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

Garlic finely chopped 4 cloves

Vegetable oil (Olive oil) 2 Tablespoons.

Salt to taste

Pepper powder as per taste.

Coriander leaves/Parsley leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Boil 2 litres of water in a deep pan, add 1/2 teaspoon salt and cook the pasta for 9-15 minutes as per instruction on the pasta cover.

When cooked drain the water using a colander and keep the spätzli pasta aside.

Peel, wash and cut the potatoes into fine cubes and cook them in salted boiling water till they are cooked.

When cooked drain them using a colander and keep aside.

Now heat the oil in a pan and saute the chopped garlics, green chillies and ginger for 2 minutes.

Then add the chopped onion and saute till the onions become trans lucent or golden brown.

Add the minced meat and 1 teaspoon salt and cook well for at least 15 minutes on low flame. Add 1-2 tablespoons of water if needed.

Add the cooked spätzli pasta and cooked potatoes to the pan and mix all together.

Add the chopped coriander or parsley leaves and pepper powder if you choose and mix well and remove from heat.

Can be served alone or with side dishes.

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