Spaghetti with tomato and oregano (Photo: iStock)

Want a quick, easy and delicious meal? Then this recipe for Spaghetti with tomatoes and oregano is just what you need.


250g of pasta/spaghetti, boiled

1 large onion roughly cut

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

4 medium size tomatoes, cut into quarters


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1 tablespoon garlic ginger paste

1 teaspoon sugar

80g tomato paste

1 handful curry leaves

Juice of two lime

1 teaspoon oregano

Salt to taste


In a pan over medium heat, pour the oil and fry the onions until golden brown.

While the onions are browning, get a blender and put in the tomatoes, curry leaves, tomato

Paste, garlic ginger paste, sugar, lime juice and give it a good blend until you have a smooth paste.

Pour the blended mixture into the pan with the onions and continue to cook until thick and you start to see the oil bubbles.

Add the salt to taste, go in with the boiled pasta, stir gently with a wooden spatula or ‘mwiko’, ensuring you don’t mash the pasta, you can use a tong here if you wish.

Let the sauce coat the pasta.

Sprinkle the oregano once the sauce has reduced you are ready to serve.

Serve on Deep pasta plate and garnish with some curry leaves. Serve hot. Enjoy!