3 creative ways to jazz up your Maggi Curry Noodles

For many households in South East East Asia, especially Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, Maggi Curry Noodles is a much loved asian pantry staple. At least two generations grew up with these iconic noodles, making them almost synonymous with the term “instant noodles”.

Maggi Curry Noodles (also known as Maggi Curry 2 Minute Noodles in Australia) are so popular that it has even inspired up-sized versions and crazy spin offs such as the Maggi Kari Pedas Giler (Maggi Curry Crazy Spicy), Maggi Kari Pedas Giler 2X (Maggi Curry Crazy Spicy 2X), Maggi Kari Cili Api (Maggi Curry Chilli Fire) and Maggi Goreng Kari Berasap (Smoking Hot Maggi Curry).

When hunger pangs strike suddenly, these noodles has always been the saviour. There is something reassuring, comforting and even nostalgic (brings many right back to their university days) about slurping down a bowl of piping hot Maggi Curry Noodles.

Even wondered what gives Maggi Curry Noodles its signature taste?

The Maggi Curry Noodles soup blend is made from a combination of a dozen types of spices. This special spice blend is cooked until all the flavours have infused with the oil. The spice mix is then dehydrated and turned into that flavourful curry seasoning that we love!

It is really hard to stuff up cooking Maggi noodles. Even you get the timing slightly off, the noodles, which are made from Australian wheat, are quite forgiving and maintain their springiness and texture.

If you are looking for more ways to elevate your instant noodle game beyond just cracking in an egg, you have come to the right place. Here are three creative, easy and delicious recipes to elevate your Maggi Curry Noodles with ingredients you probably already have at home.

 

Maggi Curry Recipes

Fried Maggi Curry Noodles

Fried Maggi Noodles (Maggi Mee Goreng) is a wildly popular street food that can be found in almost every Mamak and Warung in Malaysia.

You may already have all the available ingredients in your kitchen to get started now! Besides the hero of the dish - Maggi Curry Noodles, you will only need five key ingredients: onions, tofu, vegetables, egg and dark soy sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 packet Maggi Curry Noodles
  • 3 fried tofu, sliced
  • 1 cup green leafy vegetables (such as bok choy)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 Tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 shallot, cubed
  • 1/4 lime, sliced (optional)
  • 1 sunny side up (optional)
  • Maggi chilli sauce (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a pot, bring water to boil and add in a packet of Maggi noodle. Cook noodles until soften and set aside.
  2. Heat oil and fry onions in a wok or non-stick pan until it turns brown. Add tofu and vegetables.
  3. Stir in cooked noodles, Maggi seasoning and dark soya sauce.
  4. Add egg and stir continuously for a few minutes until mixture is dry.
  5. Finish off the dish with a squeeze of lime and top with a sunny side up (optional).

 Source: New Malaysian Kitchen

Maggi Curry Prawn Noodles

Keen for something more unique and challenging? Try your hand at this tasty recipe for Maggi Curry Prawn Noodles. The prawns, coconut milk and extra spices certainly adds richness and flavour to the broth. No one would be able to guess that this was made with instant noodles!

 

Ingredients

 

Instructions

  1. Marinate prawns for five minutes in garlic, brown sugar, soy sauce, red chilli and pepper.
  2. Pan fry prawns until golden brown and set aside.
  3. In a pot, bring water to boil and add in a packet of Maggi noodle. Cook noodles until soften, drain and set aside.
  4. Add 360ml water, Maggi Curry seasoning, chinese broccoli and chilli into pot.
  5. Combine coconut milk, mix well and cook until simmering.
  6. Top curry noodles with prawns and a boiled egg.
  7. Garnish with coriander and serve hot.

 Source: Seismik Makan Facebook

Maggi Curry Carbonara

If you love fusion food, you may want to give this recipe a go! The Maggi Curry Carbonara brings together Asian and Western ingredients to create a beautifully balanced dish that brings out the best of both worlds. It is also deceptively simple to make.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 packet Maggi Curry Noodles
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 sausages, sliced
  • ½ cup button mushrooms, sliced
  • 2  garlic cloves
  • 1  stalk curry leaf
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp cream
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ chilli (optional)
  • 1 spring onion (optional)

 

Instructions

  1. Fry curry leaves in olive oil before adding sliced sausages, button mushrooms and garlic.
  2. Next, add in Maggi Curry seasoning and cream.
  3. Add the egg yolk and cheese. Stir well and set aside.
  4. Cook Maggi Curry Noodles in boiling water for two minutes.
  5. Drain and tip noodles into sauce mixture and stir well.
  6. Serve with garnishing of chilli and spring onions (optional).

Source: Says.com

 

Over to you

What are you waiting for? Get a pack (or two) of the all-time favourite Maggi Curry Noodles and get creative in the kitchen! Share your photos and your recipes with us.

 

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