A terrific day all round (well-done komal manish for putting on such a fabulous competition! I think it was a huge success, a lot of work must go into making it such a successful event! The CafeT Kids Cook-off Competition was impossible without its participants. Here is the 3rd winner Ikshaan  Sood winning recipe.

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Kid Friendly Pasta Salad

Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 100 gm Penne Pasta
  • 100 gm Capsicum
  • Lettuce little shredded
  • 2 tbsp Olives sliced
  • 1 Green chili finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cucumber chopped
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup Coriander chopped
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice


  • Boil the pasta ( Al Dante ) while boiling add 1 tablespoon of olive to prevent pasta from sticking.
  • Drain out the water let it cool.
  • Mix all the vegetables with the pasta.
  • Sprinkle olive oil, balsamic vinegar on the pasta and mix well
  • Sprinkle black pepper powder, freshly crushed black pepper and salt
  • Garnish with coriander and serve.