Don't get intimidated by the name..It simply translates to pasta with garlic,olive oil and dry red pepper.This is a very simple,quick and inexpensive pasta dish.The original recipe calls for spaghetti.But I substituted Penne You can use your favorite pasta.
Penne Pasta - 1 lb
Onion - 1 chopped finely(optional)
Dry red pepper flakes - 2tsp(or according to your spice level)
Garlic - 2 cloves
Olive Oil - 4 tbsp
Fresh parsley - 1 sprig(I substituted coriander leaves because I didn't have parsley)
Capsicum - 1 chopped(optional)
Salt to taste
Bring a large pot of water to boil.Add the pasta,little bit of oil,salt and cook the pasta aldente.Drain in a colander and keep the pasta ready.
In a pan heat the oil.When hot,add the pepper flakes,garlic.When the garlic turns slightly golden add the onions and cook till translucent.
Then add the capsicum and cook for 2 minutes.
Now add the pasta,salt and toss together.Let it cook for 2 minutes.
Finally add the chopped parsley and garnish with grated cheese if you like.