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Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles Review – Quick & Convenient

Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles pack in a whole lot of convenience. But does it deliver on the taste? Let us decode.

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Summary

Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles have a desirable texture and a fairly good seasoning. Beat your instant noodles craving while travelling with Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles.

Cup noodles have been quite a trend in recent years and are a quick, hygienic way to enjoy a hot meal while traveling, hiking or camping. Maggi’s range of cup noodles come in an attractive yellow color cups and are available in two variants – Masala Cuppa Noodles and Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles. 

Earlier we reviewed the classic Masala Cuppa Noodles. For our current review, we picked up the Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles. Apart from the convenience offered, will these cup noodles pass our taste test or are we better off sticking to our trusty masala noodles? Let us find out in our Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles Review. 

Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles – Everything You Need To Know

maggi chilli chow cuppa noodles review
Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles packaging

Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles has eye-catching packaging. All you need is to add the required amount of hot water and your noodles will be ready.  All that you need to know about Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles. 

1. Packaging

The cup packaging of the Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles has a vibrant yellow and red color. The top of the cup mentions the cooking instructions. The nutrition information is mentioned behind the back of the cup. There is a yellow colored plastic fork included in the cup which adds to the convenience. 

2. Main Ingredients

Here we have mentioned the main ingredients in 2 parts : Noodles & Tastemaker : 

Noodles

Refined wheat flour (maida), Palm oil, Iodised salt, Humectant [451 (i)], Thickener [412 & 508], Acidity regulator [(501 (i)), (500 (i)) & (330)]. 

Tastemaker 

Mixed spices (36.9%), Garlic powder (18.6%), Red chilli powder (7.7%), Onion powder (6.8%), Roasted garlic flakes (1.7%), Black pepper powder, Star anise powder, Spice extract blend & Nutmeg powder, Noodle Powder (Refined wheat flour (maida), Palm oil, Iodised salt, Wheat gluten, Thickeners (508 & 412), Acidity regulators (501 (i)), & (500 (i)), Humectant (451 (i)), Starch, Dehydrated tomato paste solids (Tomato paste (7.1%), Anticaking agent (551), Iodised salt), Sugar, Iodised salt, Dehydrated carrot bits (6.4%), Thickeners (508 & 415), Toasted onion flakes (Onion (3.9%), & Corn oil), Flavor enhancers (635), Caramel salt mix (Iodised salt, Color (150d) & Palm oil), Acidity regulator (330), Palm oil and Yeast extract. 

Contains Permitted Natural Color. 

May contain Milk & Soya.   

3. Taste

The OG Maggi Masala remains a favorite and a lot of other flavors have been unable to dethrone it. Which is why we were quite apprehensive about how these would taste. As these are ‘Chilly Chow’, the level of spiciness is the prime factor to consider. 

These cup noodles have a medium spice level with appropriate amount of salt. The noodles include dehydrated carrots that cook well, are fresh tasting and add a nice bite. The flavor of garlic, chilly, onion and the masala lends an overall delicious taste to these cuppa noodles.

4. Appearance + Texture 

Appearance-wise, these cuppa noodles are flatter and thinner as compared to normal cake Maggi noodles. The noodles are not squidgy and retain a springy bite which we like. The masala coats the noodles well.

5. Aroma

These cuppa noodles have a noticeable aroma of garlic along with the signature desi masala. 

6. Price 

The price of the 70 gm Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles is INR 50.   

7. Shelf Life

The product has a shelf life of 8 months from date of manufacture.  

8. Nutritional Information 

The nutritional information of Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles is as follows : 

Parameters  Nutritional Information (per serve) (70 gm)
Energy  302
Protein  6.2 gm 
Total Fat  13.3 gm
Carbohydrate  39.5 gm

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Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles – Detailed Review

Below is a tabular representation of the product details of Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles:

Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles  Product Details 
Price  INR 50
Net Quantity  70 gm
Shelf Life  8 months from manufacture 
Calories (per serve – 70 gm) 302

 

Unlike regular Maggi noodles, these cuppa noodles are thin and flat in shape. As we opened the cup, we could see a lot of chilli flakes, dehydrated onions and dehydrated carrots. The garlic and the masaladaar aroma was noticeable when we opened the cup. 

We followed the exact same method of preparation as mentioned on the pack. The inside of the cup has a marking which indicates the water level. We filled up the cup till the watermark and covered it with a lid for the mentioned 4 minutes. After 4 minutes we observed that the noodles had cooked up well and had a soupy consistency.

Taste-wise, these noodles are not too spicy. The presence of garlic, onion, chilly and the masalas enhances the overall flavor of these noodles.

maggi chilli chow cuppa noodles packaging
These noodles come in a travel-friendly cup!
unboxing maggi chilli chow cuppa noodles cup
The first look of the contents inside the cup!
unprepared noodles seasoning mix and spoon on a chopping board
The overall contents inside the cup - Noodle block, masala and the plastic fork.
maggi cuppa noodles seasoning mix on a chopping board
A closer look at the seasoning of the noodles.
cooking maggi chilli chow cuppa noodles in its cup
We cooked the maggi as per the said instructions
maggi cuppa noodles in a bowl after cooking
The prepared maggi placed in a bowl
closer look at maggi cuppa noodles in a bowl after cooking
The flavors were well absorbed by the noodles!

Features

  • These noodles come in a yellow and red colored plastic cup. It also includes a plastic fork. 
  • The price of the 70 gm pack is INR 50. 
  • The cooking instructions are mentioned on the top of the cup. 
  • It has a shelf life of 8 months from manufacture. 
  • The 70 gm cup is ideal for a single serving. 

Pros

  • The dehydrated carrots taste fresh
  • We liked the seasoning level.
  • The noodles absorb the flavor well.
  • Not squidgy, just right! The texture of these noodles is spot on.
  • It contains balanced salt levels. 

Best Suited For

Looking for a quick fix to satisfy instant noodles cravings while on the go? Maggi’s Cup Noodles are a good option. The Chilli Chow variant of the cuppa noodles is best suited for someone who has a medium tolerance to spicy food. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some interesting FAQs on Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles.

1. Are Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa noodles healthy to consume?

The ingredients list of the Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa includes refined wheat flour, palm oil, and yeast extract. Regular consumption of these ingredients is not considered to be healthy.

2. Are these noodles too spicy?

No. These cuppa noodles have a medium spice level. 

3. Do these noodles contain MSG?

Though the ingredient list does not mention the use of MSG specifically, it contains yeast extract. Yeast extract is increasingly being used as an alternative to MSG. It contains naturally occurring glutamates that helps in boosting the flavor.  

4. Can these noodles be labeled as atta noodles?

No, these noodles are made using refined wheat flour (maida). Hence, these cannot be labeled as atta noodles.

Final Words

We loved the overall taste, texture and quick preparation of Maggi Chilli Chow Cuppa Noodles. These noodles have a medium spice level and are a delight to your taste buds. For those who were looking for extreme heat might be disappointed. 

Which is your favorite flavor from the Maggi Cuppa Noodles range? Let us know in the comments below.

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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