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Chilli Garlic Pasta with Curried Bread Crumbs

When there is no time to cook, this is the recipe you need. This quick and simple Chilli Garlic Pasta with Curried Bread Crumbs is simply superb.

Chilli Garlic Pasta with Curried Bread Crumbs

Serves 2



350g gluten-free spaghetti

2 tbsp Olive Oil

4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

1/2 red onion, diced

1 tsp chilli flakes

1/2 lemon, juiced

Salt, to taste

For the curried breadcrumbs:

2 tbsp Olive oil

1/4 cup gluten-free bread crumbs

1/2 tsp curry powder

1/4 tsp ground coriander

salt and pepper


fresh Cilantro or Parsley


1. Bring a pot of water to a boil, and boil the pasta.

2. In the meantime, make the curried breadcrumbs. Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the curry powder.

3. Once it sizzles, add the breadcrumbs and sauté on low until it turns crisp and golden. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

4. In the same pan make the sauce. Heat the remaining olive oil and saute the garlic until soft and the edges begin to golden. Add the onion and sauté until it's cooked.

5. Stir in the chilli flakes. Season with salt. Remove from heat. Set aside.

6. Drain the pasta, saving 1/4 cup of pasta water.

7. Add the cooked pasta into the onion and garlic, and stir well until combined. Add the pasta cooking water and squeeze in the lemon juice, to taste.

8. Transfer to serving bowls. Sprinkle generously with the curried breadcrumbs.

Top with fresh parsley or cilantro and eat immediately.

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