21. Maggi – Amritsari Achari Masala Noodles (Limited Edition)

Let’s see what Amritsari Achari has in store. I’m a little skeptical after a disappointing experience with “Mumbaiya Chatak”, the first flavor I decided to try from the new line – Masala of India by Maggi. IMG_7479_CB

I love Amritsari food (who doesn’t?) and I love “achars” (Indian pickles). And I am very curious to know how these will come together in the form of instant noodles!

My confidence is shaky because of the fact that they have mentioned – coriander, cumin, kalonji (Nigella seeds) and red chilli as their main spices. Please be nice to me.


Priced at Rs 20/-, slightly higher than the original Maggi Masala Noodles. Will these be worth it?

Cooking instructions as on the pack

  1. Break the noodle cake into 4 parts.
  2. Add noodles and TASTEMAKER to 210ml (approx 1.5 tea cups) of boiling water.
  3. Cook for 2 minutes in an open pan. Stir occasionally. Do not drain remaining water.


I like the new noodle block by Maggi for sure.


The seasoning seems to have too many spices in it.

Following are the spices mentioned on the packet : mixed spices, aniseed, dehydrated onion, red chilli, dried garlic, dehydrated coriander leaves, cumin powder, roasted cumin seeds, kalonji seed, coriander powder, turmeric powder, roasted mustard seeds, compounded asafetida, fenugreek powder, ginger powder, black pepper powder, clover powder, green cardamom powder and nutmeg powder.

Also it may contain milk solids, soya and mustard.

And a really heavy dose of seasoning. Looks much more than needed.



This did not work for me at all and I couldn’t even eat a second bite. That is partly because it tastes really bad and partly because I wasn’t expecting it to taste as bad as it tastes. Imagine mixing Indian pickles with boiled instant noodles. That’s what it tastes like.


I want to cry and clean my palate. And I don’t know which I want to do first.

Rating: 0.5/5

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