Spicy Masala Maggi Noodles

Spicy Masala Maggi Noodles is dedicated to everyone out there who has had a lovely Maggi memory at some point in their lives. It could be your early cooking experiences and feeling accomplished over that first bowl of Maggi. It could also be cooking Maggi in a kettle to escape from ‘mess ka khaana’ (I have had countless days like them. In fact, I still do).

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My first experiences of cooking were not that rosy; I, like many others, have a history of failed first attempts. For instance, burning the pressure cooker while trying to make pop-corn. Did you have a similar experience? No? Really? Oops!

Anyway, back in the day when I was terrible at cooking, Maggi was the only dish that I could somehow muddle through. But again, who can screw that too up, right? Maggi is synonymous with any instant noodles for many Indians out there, including me. Rarely does a brand take a space in the lives of its consumers as Maggi. And even though the brand has a variety of products – including bouillon cubes, powdered soups, ketchup – in India the word is used almost always to mean the “2-minute noodles”.


Everyone has their favourite Maggi memories and their way of making it. Mine goes back to my school days, making the super spicy version for my friends every time they came over and enjoying it with some strong tea and a marathon of F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

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Here’s how to make Street Style Maggi

So, for this recipe, I have used the curry flavour that is available in the Middle East. Now, if you are in India, you can very well use the Maggi masala flavour, it works just as great. After all, it is the Indian Street Style Maggi, right? Now, let’s right away dive into the recipe!

Street Style Maggi

Recipe by Nihala ParveenCourse: SnacksCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Total time

20

minutes

Spicy masala Maggi noodles is probably India’s favourite snack recipe that is made using the instant noodles, vegetables and the tastemaker.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste,

  • 2 green chili, chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoons garam masala

  • 3/4 teaspoons red chili powder

  • 1 tomato, chopped

  • 3/4 cups mixed vegetables (carrot, green peas, bell pepper), chopped

  • 3 packets Maggi instant noodles

  • 3 cups water

  • Cilantro (Optional)

  • Lime Juice (Optional)

  • Chaat Masala (Optional)

Directions

  • In a medium skillet, heat butter and sauté onion until golden brown, 4-5 minutes. Add in ginger-garlic paste and green chili and sauté till the raw smell fades, 1-2 minutes. Add the spices and salt, and sauté again.
  • Add tomatoes and vegetables and cook until the tomato is softened and the other vegetables are tender, 6-8 minutes.
  • Add the water and then add in the Maggi spice mix and a small squeeze of lime juice.
  • Add Maggi noodle cakes, crushing them while they are still in the packet and cook according to package directions.
  • Sprinkle chaat masala and cilantro over top, enjoy!

Lastly, if you make this spicy masala Maggi recipe, be sure to leave a comment! Above all, I love to hear from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every comment. And of course, if you do make this recipe, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram! If you liked this, try my easy Nutella Mug Cake recipe!

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