Top 10 Instant Noodles Hacks

Shubhra Bhramar | January 12, 2016 11:58 IST

Our favorite, your favorite, it's everybody's favorite! The last 4 - 5 decades of generations have grown on these lip smacking instant noodles. But, we bring a change to your typical noodles by giving you these 10 hacks which are useful, creative and droolicious.

1. Give it a desi twist
Saute; onion, peas, carrots, garlic, and chilies in a pan and then add a desi tadka to it by adding on Indian spices, whichever handy. Garnish it with coriander leaves and relish on the flavorful noodles.

2. Add Peanut Butter
You might think of this as a crazy idea but this is the best way to give your instant noodles a taste similar to Phad Thai in minutes. Add smooth peanut butter to your noodles, make it crunchy and boast about this new invention to your friends.

3. Make the Vietnamese Pho
Pho is a Vietnamese noodle soup and you can add anything of your choice into the soup bowl. Usually made with chicken, beef and prawns, throw in your favorite meat, add spices and vegetable stock and you are good to go!

4. Nobody has ever gone wrong with eggs
Eggs are the best way to make any dish exciting without even putting in too much effort. Tantalize your taste buds by adding soft boiled eggs to your steaming cuppa or just fry the eggs and put it over your instant noodles.

5. Jazz it up with lemon
Once you are done with making the instant noodles, squeeze lemon on top of it to enhance and brighten the flavors. All sorts of tanginess and spiciness for your palette!

6. Cheesy mania
Who can resist the yum combination of noodles and cheese? Grate some mozzarella on a hot bowl or bake noodles and cheese together. Try it and expect excellent results.

7. For the love of red chilies
Yes, yes. Now, you can have your favorite instant noodles just by adding spicy red chili paste which you can also prep at home. Just add a few drops of vinegar, red chili paste and fried garlic and cook till you reach a thick consistency.

8. Noodle Chicken Salad
Add boiled or grilled pieces of chicken in a bowl and mix it with sautéed veggies. Mix boiled noodles together and sprinkle over some salt and black pepper along with your choice of sauce.

9. Dump in some dumplings
Alert your Asian taste buds by adding some meat or veggie dumplings to your soupy bowl of instant noodles, and you get a soul stirring bowl of comfort food!

10. No water? No problem!
Crunch and smush up the instant noodles in its packet, tear a corner, add the seasonings and shake it up as much as you can so that all the flavors get mixed. A lip smacking snack, ideal for those of us who are absolutely lazy.

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