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Last Updated : Apr 03,2021



माइक्रोवेव - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Microwave recipes in Hindi)
માઇક્રોવેવ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Microwave recipes in Gujarati)

Microwave Veg Indian Recipes

Microwave cookery is cooking using electromagnetic waves in a microwave powered by electricity. Microwaves activates the water molecules of the food, causing heat by friction which cooks or reheats the food. It is a very quick and easy method of cooking. Cooking in microwave is clean and efficient, quick boiling and mixing, no fermenting, less oil consumption and shorter cooking time.
 

5 Basic tips for beginners while using microwave:

1. The foods will be hot after cooking, so use heat proof mittens while removing them.
2. If you are covering something with a lid, make sure to leave a portion uncovered, to let the steam pass.
3. Make sure any glass, plastic containers, you use are labeled 'microwave safe'.
4. Never operate a microwave if the door doesn't close or is broken.
5. Don't forget to read the instruction manual or recipe and follow the cooking time, temperature etc.

In this age of ready-to-eat meals and takeaway food joints, there are still many professionals who like to cook their own food after a long day at work but, are unable to spare time. This is when microwave acts like a life saver for them! Unfortunately, most people still use microwave to reheat food or just heat water for tea, coffee, melt butter/chocolate or just make popcorns. But, the appliance can do so much more! We have tried creating exciting Veg Indian recipes using a microwave, do try your hand at it!
 

Microwave Main Course Veg recipe:

Dal Fry:
Dal is a staple food of India. We consume varieties of lentils in our daily diet. This simple, healthy recipe can be easily cooked by any novice cook within minutes.

Baked Beans with Buttered Rice:
A continental version of our desi Rajma Chawal. Try this wholesome easy recipe for a quick meal.

Vegetable Biryani:
Who doesn't love Biryani? Serve this easy to make vegetable biryani with a bowl of raita and some papad!
 

Microwave Veg Subzi Recipes:

Baingan Bhurta :
A simple Punjabi recipe made using few basic ingredients. Sercve this subzi with roti or rotla.

Paneer Makhmali :
Paneer is a versatile ingredient and can be used to make a number of Indian Subzi, starter etc. Here , we have made a protein rich , creamy subzi using it.

Kadhai Khumbh Subzi :
Create this simple yet delicious Kadhai sabzi using a quick-fix tomato gravy and mushrooms. You can make any other kadhai sabzi by adding (other vegetables) or replacing (mushrooms)
 

Microwave Veg Snacks Recipes:

Khaman Dhokla :
Khaman Dhokla are traditional Gujarati snack made using fermented chana dal. We have created an instant version of this delicious tea time snack!

Moong Dal Khandvi:
Another Gujarati lip-smacking delicacy, try this melt in the mouth starter tempered with sesame seeds and grated coconut!

Cheese Sauce:
A quick fix for your hunger pangs, this multi purpose cheese sauce can be made within 5minutes and can be used to make a variety of dishes.

Masala Corn:
Something that makes us drool easily is the smell of buttered corn. Try this tastebuds tantalizing, flavorsome masala corn on cracker while watching a movie/sitcom marathon.

 


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Apple Crumble ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 659
13 Apr 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Apple is a multi-talented fruit that can be baked, chilled, juiced and of course served as it is! it is especially useful in desserts, as a filling. The soft and moist yet crisp feel of apple is much liked by all, whether it is in the form of a crumble or a pie. This easy recipe can be made quickly ....
Baked Doodhi Kofta Curry
Recipe# 6404
25 Mar 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Make a note of the tomato gravy used in this recipe, as it is a versatile base that combines well with a wide range of veggies and koftas. However, serving the gravy with these special doodhi koftas gives it a healthy twist because they are steamed and not deep-fried. The Baked Doodhi Kofta Curry is ....
Carrot Halwa ( Microwave)
Recipe# 666
25 Mar 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
microwave carrot halwa recipe | microwave gajar ka halwa | how to make carrot halwa in a microwave | gajar ka halwa microwave recipe | with 13 amazing images. microwave ....
How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave
Recipe# 22482
04 Apr 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
how to boil potatoes in microwave recipe | easy way to boil aloo in microwave | microwave potatoes | how to steam potatoes in microwave is a quick way of cooking potatoes in just 7 minutes. Le ....
Dum Aloo ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34575
10 Mar 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Extra spicy to complement the chill weather of the mountains, this kashmiri curry is popular all over the country, and abroad. You can make amazing dum aloo in half the usual time, if you use baby potatoes and cook in a microwave.
Paneer Methi Palak
Recipe# 673
10 Mar 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A dish of soft succulent paneer made in green gravy of methi and palak. It is made much more quickly by cooking in the microwave. Serve it hot with some rotis, parathas or naan.
Masala Aloo Subzi, Spicy Potato Vegetable
Recipe# 2760
22 Feb 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Pamper your desi streak with this Masala Aloo Subzi, which is bursting with flavour yet so easy to prepare. Everyday ingredients like chilli powder, coriander powder and lemon juice together with a simple tempering of jeera perk up the potato strips, transforming them into a really spicy treat ....
Green Pea Pulao, Peas Pulao, Matar Pulao Recipe
Recipe# 668
15 Feb 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Come winter and the market is loaded with fresh, juicy green peas! And the first thing one would think of making with it is this delicately-flavoured pulao! With the exciting crunch of onions, juicy bites of green peas and the aesthetic flavour of whole spices, the Peas Pulao is indeed an all- ....
Rum Centered Chocolates
Recipe# 1956
22 Feb 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This is the perfect dessert for a romantic candlelight dinner or an elite gathering of adults. These exquisite Rum-Centered Chocolates have a melt-in-the-mouth texture and an intense flavour, resulting from the fusion of dark chocolate and rum. These chocolates have to be handled with care bec ....
Tandoori Aloo
Recipe# 2747
22 Feb 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Baby potatoes, cooked with a special red chilli-based masala paste, fenugreek leaves and fresh cream, results in a flavourful treat that taunts the taste buds with its spicy, bitter, tangy and creamy hues. Cooking it for the right duration and using the right methods in the microwave oven gives the ....
Spiced Baby Corn and Broccoli
Recipe# 4922
27 Jan 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Baby corn and broccoli cooked in a fragrant spice mix makes a delectable starter. You may even serve this as a vegetable with steamed rice to make a satiating meal.
Moong Sprouts Pulao ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 35108
19 Jan 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Protein-rich moong sprouts pulao can be made quite easily and quickly in the microwave. Keep some sprouts ready at all times, so that you can whip up such easy but healthy meals in a jiffy!
Microwave Chocolate Sponge Cake in 5 Minutes, Indian Style
Recipe# 4944
14 Dec 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
microwave chocolate sponge cake in 5 minutes | Indian style chocolate sponge cake in microwave | easy chocolate sponge cake | with amazing 20 images. microwave chocolate sponge cake in 5 minutes
Green Pea and Paneer Rice with Coconut Curry
Recipe# 2476
17 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Perfectly cooked basmati rice, dotted with vibrant green peas and soft paneer cubes, is layered with a succulent curry of onions in coconut milk, and baked quickly in the Microwave to enhance and fuse the flavours of the curry with the rice. Th ....
Bottle Gourd, Carrot and Beetroot Halwa, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 35098
17 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
We would all have tried carrot, bottle gourd or beetroot halwas sometime or the other. Let’s make something all the more special now, by combining all these together into one wonderful, colourful treat. With a nice orange-pink hue, a fantastic grainy texture and a mind-blowing flavour, this Bo ....
Sabudana Khichdi in Microwave
Recipe# 2749
17 Aug 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
microwave sabudana khichdi recipe | Maharashtrian style sabudana khichdi in microwave | microwave sago khichdi | with amazing 25 images Sabudana Khichdi is an all-time favourite
Layered Corn and Spinach Rice with Tomato Sauce
Recipe# 74
06 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Surely this elaborate dish requires a spot of extra effort, but the mouth-watering result is absolutely worth it! “Flash, Bang, Wallop” is how your taste buds will react to this awesome dish, which features a splash of colours and vibrant flavours. Layers of freshly made tomato sauce, a creamy ....
Doodhi Muthia
Recipe# 2752
04 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
microwave doodhi muthia recipe | quick lauki muthia | doodhi na muthia | with 31 amazing pictures A traditional and healthy Gujarati snack made with grated doodhi and s ....
Vegetable Biryani, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 35107
29 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Vegetable Biryani is an all-time favourite rice delicacy, now famous all round the world. It is there on almost every Indian restaurant’s menu, and is also a part of the spread at weddings, parties and other festive occasions. Why, it is one of the first dishes that comes to mind when somebody decid ....
Kabuli Chana Biryani (  Indian Cooking)
Recipe# 36929
29 Jul 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Kabuli chana together with tomatoes, curd and spices too gives rise to a lovely gravy that is layered with rice, and microwaved for the flavours to fuse. The rice itself is perked up with whole spices and herbs, which makes the Kabuli Chana Biryani even tastier. While such
Baked Rice with Green Curry
Recipe# 1549
17 Aug 20

  This recipe has an associated video
 
by Tarla Dalal
Subtly-spiced rice interspersed with a coriander and mint flavoured curry carrying cubes of paneer – surely, the baked rice with green curry will prove to be a fantastic treat for your taste buds! an aesthetic sprinkling of green peas and potato slices around the rice adds to the good looks.
Eggless Chocolate Cake Using Microwave  ( Cakes and Pastries )
Recipe# 33304
16 Dec 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
eggless chocolate cake using microwave without condensed milk | Indian style eggless chocolate cake using microwave with sour cuds | with 20 amazing images. Indian’s love eggless cake recipes. Here we have eggless chocolate ....
Paneer Makhani ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34565
28 Jun 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is something to cook on days when you feel indulgent! paneer dipped in a spicy, onion-tomato gravy with butter and milk… this is a typically north indian route to culinary heaven.
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