Cheesy Tadka Maggi

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This Cheesy Tadka Maggi is so addictive you want to eat it repeatedly. Enjoy it on a cozy monsoon or winter day with a hot cup of masala chai. Here is how to make it.

You may like some more Maggi recipes – Peri Peri Maggie, Cheese Maggie, and 3 Innovative Maggie Recipes.

Cheesy tadka maggi served in a bowl.
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About Tadka Maggi

Cheesy Tadka Maggi is a delicious twist to your classic Maggie. Tadka means tempering in Hindi.

Maggi noodles are cooked along with veggies and cheese and topped with garlic tadka (tempering). The cheese makes it extra creamy, and the tadka gives it an added flavor.

It is easy to make, addictive and comes together in under 15 minutes.

Serve this cheesy tadke wali maggi on a monsoon or winter evening with a hot coffee or masala chai.

Ingredients

Cheesy Tadka Maggi Ingredients 1
Cheesy tadka maggi ingredients 2
Cheesy tadka maggi tempering ingredients.

For Maggie Noodles

To make the Maggie, you will need butter (salted or unsalted), onions, fresh tomatoes, green bell pepper (capsicum), green peas, salt, water, Maggie noodles (with tastemaker), cheddar cheese (or Amul cheese), and garam masala powder.

You can add more veggies, such as mushrooms, green beans, red and yellow bell peppers, etc, to this recipe.

For Tempering

To temper, give it butter and oil tadka of cumin seeds, garlic, dry red chillies, and Kashmiri red chilli powder.

How To Make Tadka Maggi

Cook The Noodles

Heat 2 tablespoon butter in a pan over medium heat.

Butter heating in a pan.

Add ¼ cup chopped onions and saute until they are translucent (3-4 minutes), stirring frequently.

Onions added to the pan.

Add the following ingredients and cook for 2 minutes.

  • ¼ cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ cup chopped green bell pepper
  • ¼ cup green peas
  • ½ teaspoon salt
Veggies and salt added to the pan.

Add 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil.

Water added to the pan.

Add the following ingredients and cook until the Maggi is softened. Stir a few times while cooking.

  • 2 packs of Maggi noodles
  • 2 packets of Maggi tastemaker
  • ¼ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder
Maggi noodles, tastemaker, cheese and garam masala added to the pan.
Cooked maggi noodles.

Make The Tempering

While Maggi is cooking, make the tempering.

Heat 1 tablespoon butter (salted and unsalted) and 1 tablespoon oil in a pan.

Butter and oil heating in a pan.

Once they are hot, add ½ teaspoon cumin seeds and 2 teaspoon chopped garlic and fry until garlic turns light brown.

Cumin seeds and chopped garlic added to the pan.

Add 2-3 dry red chilies (broken into small pieces) and cook for 3-4 seconds.

Broken red chilies added to the pan.

Switch off the heat and add 1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chili powder.

Chili powder added to the pan.

Pour the tempting immediately over the cooked maggi and mix everything well.

Tempering poured over maggi noodles.

Check for salt and add more if needed.

Serve hot.

Ready cheesy tadka maggi.

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This Cheesy Tadka Maggi is so addictive, that you will want to eat it again and again. Enjoy it on a cozy monsoon or winter day with a hot cup of masala chai. Here is how to make it.
5 from 1 vote

Cheesy Tadka Maggi Recipe

This Cheesy Tadka Maggi is so addictive, that you will want to eat it again and again. Enjoy it on a cozy monsoon or winter day with a hot cup of masala chai. Here is how to make it.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients 

For The Maggi

  • 2 tablespoons butter (salted or unsalted)
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • ¼ cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ cup chopped green bell pepper (capsicum)
  • ¼ cup green peas
  • ½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 packs Maggi noodles (with tastemakers)
  • ¼ cup grated cheese (cheddar or Amul cheese)
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder

For Tempering

  • 1 tablespoon butter (salted or unsalted)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 2-3 dry red chillies (broken into small pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chili powder
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Instructions 

Cook The Noodles

  • Heat butter in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add onions and saute until they are translucent (3-4 minutes), stirring frequently.
  • Add tomatoes, bell pepper, peas, and salt, and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Now add water and bring it to a boil.
  • Add Maggi noodles, tastemaker, cheese, and garam masala powder, and cook until the Maggi is softened. Stir a few times while cooking.

Make The Tempering

  • While the Maggi is cooking, make the tempering.
  • Heat butter and oil in a pan.
  • Once they are hot, add cumin seeds and garlic and fry until garlic turns light brown in color.
  • Add dry red chilies and cook for 3-4 seconds.
  • Switch off the heat and add chili powder.
  • Pour the tempting immediately over the cooked maggi and mix everything well.
  • Check for salt and add more if needed.
  • Serve hot.

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Notes

You can add more veggies, such as mushrooms, green beans, red and yellow bell peppers, etc, to this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 239kcal, Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 13g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 56mg, Sodium: 968mg, Potassium: 189mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 1232IU, Vitamin C: 12mg, Calcium: 149mg, Iron: 1mg
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