Himalaya Quista Readymade Soup Review

Himalaya Quista Readymade Soup Review

Warm and wholesome, the Himalaya Quista Readymade Soups are a great option for a cold winter evening.

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Summary

We loved how wholesome and flavorful all the variants of the Himalaya Quista Soups are. These are economical and have convenient single-serve packaging. From the homestyle consistency of the soups to the flavors that deliver and the tasty, fresh vegetables, we recommend these instant soups by Himalaya Quista.

Instant soups that come in a packet are often very thick, gelatinous, and gloopy. Not only that, the flavors can come off to be industrial and synthetic. Of course, readymade soups can never match a bowl of freshly prepared homemade soup. But the soul-soothing effect of a hot soup has triggered many brands to come up with soup premixes that are ready in minutes. A new entrant in this category is the Himalaya Quista Hunger Fix range of readymade soups. How close to homemade flavors and consistency are Himalaya Quista Hunger Fix soups? We tried four variants of Himalaya Quista Readymade Soups – Mixed Vegetable Soup, Sweet Corn Soup, Corn Spinach Soup, and Indian Spice Soup. Here is our quick review of the Himalaya Quista Readymade Soups.

Quick Review

The taste and consistency of the Himalaya Quista Hunger Fix Readymade Soups replicate a bowl of homemade soup.

MRP – Rs 15/-*

Net weight – 12 grams

*Price at the time of review

  • Himalaya Quista Hunger Fix Mixed Vegetable Soup
  • Himalaya Quista Hunger Fix Sweet Corn Soup
  • Himalaya Quista Hunger Fix Corn Spinach Soup
  • Himalaya Quista Hunger Fix Indian Spice Soup

The Himalaya Quista Soups are priced at Rs 15/- for a single sachet. A single soup packet contains 12 grams of the mix. The shelf life of the product is 12 months from the date of packaging. 

The instructions given on the back of the pack of all the Himalaya Quista Hunger Fix Readymade Soups are the same.

  • Empty the contents of the sachet into a bowl.
  • Pour 150 ml of freshly boiled water and stir until well mixed.
  • Leave for a minute. Enjoy!
Himalaya Quista Readymade Soup - We tried these 4 variants.

Ingredients –  Protein sources (33%) [Soy protein isolate, Skimmed milk powder, and Cassinate], Potato starch, Inulin – Prebiotic fibre (10.2%), Salt, Dehydrated vegetables (9.8%) [Carrot (3.64%), green peas (2.27%), French beans (1.36%), Cabbage (1.36%), Onion powder (1%), Garlic powder (0.2%)], Edible vegetable fat (palm), Maltodextrin, Sucrose, Date extract (1.4%), Thickener, Flavor enhancers, Cornstarch, Hydrolysed vegetable protein, Acidity regulators, Licorice extract (0.5%), Anticaking agent and Chives.

Nutri label – The Himalaya Quista Mixed Vegetable Soup provides 330 Kcal of energy, 22.7 grams of protein, and 9.1 grams of dietary fiber per 100 grams.

Dry Inspection And Aroma – During our dry inspection we could see specs of dehydrated vegetables like carrots, green peas, beans. The soup powder is a pale yellow in color. The aroma of the dry soup powder is extremely garlicky. 

Taste Test Results – The Himalaya Mixed Vegetable Soup has a dominant garlic flavor. Even though the vegetables have not rehydrated well and are not plump enough, they taste good and are true to their original flavor. All the vegetables provide a nice bite in between the thin soup. We really liked the home-style consistency and taste of the soup.

Quick Review Of Himalaya Quista Readymade Soup – Sweet Corn Soup

Himalaya Soups - Dry inspection

Ingredients – Protein sources (33%) [Soy protein isolate, Skimmed milk powder, and Cassinate], Potato starch, Inulin – Prebiotic fiber (10.2%),  Salt, Dehydrated vegetables [Sweet corn (4.7%), and Carrot (2%)], Maltodextrin, Sucrose, Edible vegetable fat (palm), Hydrolysed vegetable protein, Date extract (1.4%), Thickener, Flavor enhancer, Acidity regulator, Licorice extract (0.5%), Chives and Anticaking agent.

Nutri label – The Himalaya Quista Sweet Corn Soup provides 328 Kcal of energy, 22.7 grams of protein, and 9.1 grams dietary fiber per 100 grams.

Dry Inspection And Aroma – We could see a lot of dehydrated corn and the dominant aroma was of garlic. The soup powder is a mild yellow in color.

Taste Test Results – The Himalaya Quista Sweet Corn Soup has a pleasant garlic taste and will be loved by all the people who like garlic soups. The soup has a subtle sweetness coming from the corn. The rehydrated carrots taste very fresh, crunchy, and sweet. The salt levels are very balanced, and you really don’t need to add anything else.

Quick Review Of Himalaya Quista Readymade Soup – Corn Spinach Soup

Himalaya Quista Readymade Soups - Taste test

Ingredients – Protein sources (33%) [Soy protein isolate, Skimmed milk powder, and Cassinate], Potato starch, Dehydrated vegetables [Sweet corn (4.6%), Spinach powder (4.2%) and onion powder (1.4%)], Inulin – Prebiotic fibre (10.2%), Salt, Maltodextrin, Edible vegetable fat (palm), Sucrose, Date extract (1.4%), Thickener, Spices and condiments, Flavor enhancers, Cornstarch, Licorice extract (0.5%), Acidity regulator, Chives and Anticaking agent.

Nutri label – The Himalaya Quista Corn Spinach Soup provides 335 Kcal of energy, 22.7 grams of protein, and 9.1 grams of dietary fiber per 100 grams.

Dry Inspection And Aroma – The Himalaya Quista Corn Spinach Soup is a light pista green in color. We could see small specs of dehydrated corn during the dry inspection. There is no dominant aroma of any spice or herb.

Taste Test Results – Homemade spinach soups usually have that mild bitter taste at the end that can also be tasted in this instant soup. The overall flavor is delicious, and when paired with corn, it provides a nice textural layer. The corn pieces do not plump up as well as they should. The seasoning of the soup is very balanced, and the consistency is like that of a homemade spinach soup.

Quick Review Of Himalaya Quista Readymade Soup – Indian Spice Soup

Ingredients – Protein sources (33%) [Soy protein isolate, Skimmed milk powder, and Cassinate], Potato starch, Inulin – Prebiotic fibre (10.2%),  Salt, Dehydrated vegetables [Carrot (3.6%), Onion powder (2.25%), Garlic powder (0.25%)], Maltodextrin, Edible vegetable fat (palm), Sucrose, Date extract (1.4%), Flavor enhancer, Thickener, Dehydrated herbs (Coriander and chives), Hydrolysed vegetable protein, Spices and condiments (0.5%) [Black pepper and asafoetida], Licorice extract (0.5%), Acidity regulators and Anticaking agent.

Nutri label – The Himalaya Quista Indian Spice Soup provides 332 Kcal of energy, 22.7 grams protein, and 9.1 gram dietary fiber per 100 grams.

Dry Inspection And Aroma – Woah! The dominant heeng aroma reminds you of a dal tadka (even though there is no dal in this). We could see a few vegetables like carrots and specs of green coriander. The dark yellow color of the soup powder is like besan

Taste Test Results – The Himalaya Quista Indian Spice Soup has a beautiful pepper flavor. The thin consistency reminds you of a bowl of homemade desi spice soup that is freshly made for the whole family every day. People who love desi flavors in their soups will love the warming pepper and heeng (asafoetida) flavor of the Indian Spice soup.

Conclusion

Himalaya Readymade Soups taste like a bowl of homemade soup.

The Himalaya Quista Readymade Soups won us over for their homestyle taste and consistency. Unlike most packaged instant soups, these did not thicken even after getting cold. All the flavors were true to their core ingredient. These instant readymade soups taste fresh and are well seasoned. Even though the vegetables don’t rehydrate very well or aren’t as plump as we see in freshly prepared homemade or restaurant-style soups, they all taste good and fresh. 

When you need a quick warm snack during the winter, the Himalaya Quista Readymade Soups are far tastier than any instant soup we have ever tasted. As we say for all packaged products, these are not meant to be had every day but can be an excellent on-the-go instant soup meal. The small, convenient packaging makes it easy to carry to work or camping trips where you can just open, mix and consume it. Give these instant soups by Himalaya Quista a try!

Are you a fan of packaged soups? Which one is your favorite – Noodle soup, tomato soup, or sweet corn soup?

If you do agree with our review, please give it a thumbs up! And, tell us which one is your favorite from this list. If you don’t, please tell us why!

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