Another Kind Of Maggi

Maggi instant noodles are popular in many countries like India , Bangladesh, Pakistan and Singapore. Here’s a fun fact I found out while researching about maggi – did you know in India, Maggi Masala noodles carry a green dot, indicating that they are specifically formulated to serve vegetarians.

Necessity is the mother of invention. This recipe happened because I was left with some maggi blocks and no tastemaker that comes with it. I had used up the masala packets for ‘other ‘ things. Maggi masala is so flavorful and can be used in a ton of other things did you know? The fried chili crisp adds a crunchy punch and the pickled jalapeños gives the dish a slightly sour taste. It’s an amalgamation of many different flavors working together @sarchakra

PREP TIME: 5 mins

COOK TIME: 10 mins

YIELDS: Serves or makes 1

Ingredients

  • Maggi Instant Noodles 1 packet
  • Onion ½, chopped
  • Potato 1, medium, chopped
  • Garlic 2 tsp
  • Black pepper 1 tsp
  • Oil 2 tsp
  • Water ¾ cup
  • Fried chili crisp 1 tbsp
  • Pickled jalapeños 2 tsp
  • Soy Sauce 2 tsp
  • Brown sugar 1 tsp
  • Fish sauce 1 tsp
  • Roasted peanuts 2 tbsp, crushed

Method

  • Heat oil in a pan. Sauté onion and potatoes till golden.
  • Add garlic. Sauté and then add maggi, pickled jalapeños and water.
  • Cook till maggi is done. Add chili crisp, soy sauce, brown sugar and stir fry on high.
  • Serve with crushed roasted peanuts.
Sauté onion and potatoes
Add seasoning
Add jalapeños and maggi
Add chili crisp, brown sugar, soy sauce and fish sauce
Serve with crushed roasted peanuts
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