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How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave

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We are often stumped when we realise in the last minute that a dish calls for boiled potatoes. The thought of pressure cooking potatoes and waiting for the steam to release is bound to put you off! Not to worry. Head to the Microwave, pop in a potato and voila, you will have them cooked within minutes.

To boil potatoes in microwave, take 2 medium sized potatoes and place them on the microwave turntable. Remember not to peel them. In the centre of the turntable, place a glass of water. This is to avoid the potatoes from being wrinkled. Microwave them in HIGH for about 7 minutes. You can turn the potatoes once or twice in between for uniform cooking. Remove aloo from microwave, peel and use them. You can chop them, grate them or mash them as per the recipe.

If you don’t want to keep the glass of water, to steam potatoes in microwave, you can also prick the potatoes with a sharp knife at intervals. Then place them in the microwave and cook.

With this easy way to boil potato in microwave, you can make other aloo recipes like Aloo Palak Paratha and Bread Pakoda which has a potato stuffing.

Enjoy how to boil potatoes in microwave recipe | easy way to boil potato in microwave | microwave potatoes | how to steam potatoes in microwave | with step by step photos below.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 potatoes
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Ingredients

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2 large potatoes
Method
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  1. Place 2 whole large potatoes, with the skin, on the microwave turntable.
  2. Place a glass of water in the centre to prevent them from getting wrinkled. Microwave on high for 7 minutes or till cooked. Remove and peel.
  3. When cut into cubes it will yield 1½ cups.
  4. When mashed it will yield 1¼ cups.

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What are boil potatoes in microwave made of?

  1. Boil potatoes in microwave are made of 2 large potatoes

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How to boil potato in microwave

  1. To boil potatoes in microwave recipe | easy way to boil potato in microwave | microwave potatoes | how to steam potatoes in microwave, you first need to buy the perfect potatoes. Potatoes should be firm, well-shaped and relatively smooth, and should be free of decay that often manifests as wet or dry rot. In addition, they should not be sprouting or have green colouration since this indicates that they may contain the toxic substance that imparts an undesirable taste.
  2. Place 2 whole large potatoes, with the skin, on the microwave turntable.
  3. Place a glass of water in the centre to prevent them from getting wrinkled. Microwave on high for 7 minutes or till cooked. 
  4. Remove the potato from the microwave and peel them. Dsicard the peels. 
  5. You can cut them into cubes. When cut into cubes it will yield 1½ cups. Boiled potato cubes can be used to make sukhi aloo sabzi, aloo aur shakarkand ki chaat etc.
  6. Alternatively, you can mash boil potatoes in microwave recipe | easy way to boil potato in microwave | microwave potatoes | how to steam potatoes in microwave. When mashed it will yield 1¼ cups. Boiled and mashed potatoes can be used to make Punjabi aloo paratha, aloo paneer roll etc. 
Accompaniments

Minty Baked Potatoes 
Potatoes in Green Masala 
Pumpkin and Potatoes- Rajasthani Style 
Spicy Stuffed Potatoes ( Microwave Recipes) 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per potatoe
Energy92 cal
Protein1.5 g
Carbohydrates21.5 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium10.4 mg

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How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave
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 on 27 Apr 21 08:08 PM


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28 Apr 21 02:49 PM
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 on 10 Mar 21 12:10 PM


There was no one at home and I wanted to eat desperately. Thanks to you I am not sleeping hungry!!:)
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10 Mar 21 01:29 PM
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 on 24 Oct 20 07:48 PM


Boiled OK. But how do I peel them in some easy way
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Tarla Dalal    Cool it slightly and peel it with fingers or a knife.
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26 Oct 20 10:08 AM
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 on 02 May 20 07:38 PM


It worked to perfection. Thank you!
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05 May 20 11:53 AM
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 on 23 Dec 18 03:56 PM


perfectly boiled potatoes in just 7 minutes
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25 Dec 18 09:16 AM
How To Make Potatoes In Microwave
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 on 08 Oct 15 10:37 AM


Thanks for sharing the perfect method to boil potatoes in a microwave. I was always confused with this. I tried this method and it came out perfect.