Aglio e olio maggi


  • 2 packs of maggi noodles
  • 2 cups water for boiling
  • 2 packs of maggi masala
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • ½ tsp red chili flakes
  • ¼ tsp oregano (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp. parmesan cheese
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  1. In a deep pan boil 2 cups of water.
  2. Once the water is boiling add in the maggi noodles and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Do not overcook the noodles as we are going to toss it again in the spices.
  4. If overcooked in this stage the noodles will get soggy later.
  5. Drain the maggi and add some olive oil so that the noodles do not stick to each other.
  6. Reserve some water for later use.
  7. In a separate pan add in olive oil, on high heat cook the chopped garlic, do not over-cook cook just until the edges turn brown.
  8. Add in the red chili flakes, maggi masala, optionally you can add some oregano and stir.
  9. Add in 2-3 tbsp. of reserved boiled water and cook for a minute.
  10. Now add in the boiled noodles and toss.
  11. Add grated parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.
  12. Serve immediately and garnish with some more parmesan cheese and parsley.

Recipe by: Sanjyot Keer