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 Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 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


  1. Boil the pasta ( Al Dante ) while boiling add 1 tablespoon of olive to prevent pasta from sticking.

  2. Drain out the water let it cool.

  3. Mix all the vegetables with the pasta.

  4. Sprinkle olive oil, balsamic vinegar on the pasta and mix well

  5. Sprinkle black pepper powder, freshly crushed black pepper and salt

  6. Garnish with coriander and serve.