Chicken Pesto Pasta

One of the best Chicken Pesto pasta recipes in signature Food Fusion Style. #HappyCookingToyou #FoodFusion #OlpersCream

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  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) 11-12
  • Lehsan (Garlic) 3 cloves
  • Fresh basil leaves 20g
  • Parmesan cheese powder 2 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ¼ tsp
  • Lemon juice ½ tbs
  • Olive oil 3 tbs
  • Chicken fillets 400g
  • Namak (Salt) to taste
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) to taste
  • Lehsan powder (Garlic powder) to taste
  • Cooking oil 2-3 tbs
  • Olive oil 2 tbs
  • Lehsan (Garlic) chopped ½ tbs
  • Shimla mirch (Capsicum) cubes 1 medium
  • Chicken stock cube 1
  • Water 1 Cup
  • Doodh (Milk) 1 Cup
  • Olper’s Dairy Cream 200ml (room temperature)
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Farfalle pasta 300g (boiled with salt as per pack’s instruction)
  • Parmesan cheese powder
  • Fresh basil leaves


In a spice mixer,add cashew nuts,garlic & blend well.

Add fresh basil leaves,parmesan cheese powder,salt,black pepper powder,lemon juice,olive oil & blend to make a paste.Pesto sauce is ready!

Cut chicken fillets from the center.

Sprinkle salt,black pepper powder,garlic powder on both sides of chicken fillets & rub evenly.

On a cast iron pan,heat cooking oil and cook chicken fillets on medium flame from both sides until golden (6-8 minutes) then cut in cubes & set aside.

In a wok,add olive oil,garlic & mix well.

Add capsicum and mix well.

Add chicken stock cube,water,mix well & bring it to boil.

Add milk,cream & whisk well.

Add black pepper powder,salt and whisk well.

Add prepared pesto sauce,mix well & cook on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

Add boiled pasta,cooked chicken & mix well.

Sprinkle parmesan cheese powder,garnish with fresh basil leaves & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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