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No Maggi? No problem. Try this!

June 01, 2015 17:59 IST
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We'd asked you, dear readers, to suggest recipes to substitute the 2-minute Maggi!

Reader Dhiraj Naidu shares this simple macaroni recipe.

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Here's how to make Macaroni with soya and tomato:


  • 1 cup macaroni
  • 1 cup soya granules
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 to 4 tomatoes, chopped
  • Chopped green chilli, as per taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves and onion for seasoning
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste (or chopped)
  • 1 pinch garam masala
  • Salt to taste


  • Boil 5 cups of water with I tsp of salt and 1/2 tsp of oil. Add macaroni.
  • Strain it after it is cooked and run under cold water. Keep it aside.
  • Soak soya granules in water for 5 min. Drain. Squeeze out excess water.
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan. Add chopped onions, ginger-garlic and green chillies. Cook for a few minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, garam masala. Mix well and let it cook for a few minutes.
  • Add soaked soya granules. Mix well.
  • Add boiled macaroni, salt and mix well.
  • Turn off flame and garnish with chopped onions and coriander leaves.


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Photograph: Dhiraj Naidu

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