Lockdown Cooking: 5 Ideas To Spruce Up Your Favourite Instant Noodles


  • During this lockdown, almost every person is trying hands on cooking
  • Most of us love a hot bowl of instant noodles
  • Here we have few ideas to bring a twist to the regular instant noodles

In this nation-wide lockdown situation when people are not being able to step out of their houses, various creative activities have become the only resort to keep themselves engaged and entertained. Cooking plays a major role in this. Almost every person can be seen trying hands on cooking and experimenting with minimum ingredients or left-over food items. In such a scenario, how can we miss experimenting with instant noodles? Most of us love a hot bowl of instant noodles; and to make it yet more appetising, here we have few ideas to bring a twist to the regular dish.

Here Are 5 Ideas To Make Your Instant Noodles Yet More Appetising:

Butter Chicken Noodles:

One of the easiest ways to make your favourite instant noodles tastier is by adding any left-over spicy gravy in it, especially if it is butter chicken. The vegetarians can replace butter chicken with paneer makhni. Here’s how you can make butter chicken noodles:

Step 1- Boil the noodles and strain it.

Step 2- Heat a kadhai with some refined oil.

Step 3- Take the gravy and some chicken pieces (shred them)in a kadhai.

Step 4- Add the boiled instant noodles and the masala (if you want) and mix.

Your instant butter chicken noodles in ready to be served!

Also Read: How To Make Restaurant-Style Butter Chicken At Home (Recipe Video)

Paneer Bhurji Noodles:

Paneer bhurji is dubbed as one of the quickest and tastiest paneer dishes that can be made with cottage cheese. So adding paneer burji to instant noodles, will undoubtedly enhance its taste. Here’s how you can make paneer bhurji noodles:

Step 1- Boil noodles with the masala.

Step 2- Add paneer bhurji to the regular noodle and mix well.

Step 3- Garnish with some freshly chopped coriander leaves and serve!

You can also replace paneer bhurji with egg bhurji for the recipe.

Also Read: How To Make Dhaba Style Paneer Bhurji At Home 

Cheese Noodles:

This noodle can bring smile on any cheese-lover’s face. All you need to do is, make the instant noodles and add loads of cheese to it and relish! To make it look yet more appetising, bake the dish for 30 seconds to 1 minute in an oven.

Also Read: What is Feta Cheese? 6 Reasons Why You Should Include It In Your Diet

Italian Masala Noodles:

As the name suggests, all you need to do is toss the regular instant noodles in olive oil, crushed garlic, chilli flakes and Italian seasoning. Like pizza, this dish is also incomplete without some cheese. So garnish this Italian masala noodles with some cheese and indulge!

Schezwan Noodles:

Schezwan sauce has always been a popular choice to spice up any dish – from parathas to rice. So how can we not add some twist to our favourite instant noodles with this sauce? Make the regular instant noodles, toss in schezwan sauce and garnish with some burnt garlic. Sounds appetising? Then go and try it at home.

Also Read: How To Make Preservative-Free Schezwan Sauce At Home

These noodles can be cooked very quickly and can be a great meal option for the ones juggling between ‘work from home’ and household chores. Happy cooking!

About Somdatta SahaExplorer- this is what Somdatta likes to call herself. Be it in terms of food, people or places, all she craves for is to know the unknown. A simple aglio olio pasta or daal-chawal and a good movie can make her day.

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