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Last Updated : Apr 07,2018



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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Baked Beans with Buttered Rice
Recipe# 2217
20 Sep 14

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by Tarla Dalal
Rice, when tossed with a dollop of butter, gets a luxurious aroma and flavour that is subtle but easily noticeable. A pungent topping of baked beans, onions, capsicum and ketchup complements the buttered rice very well, and when coated with grated cheese and baked, the Baked Beans with Buttered Rice ....
Gajar ka Halwa, Microwave Gajar ka Halwa
Recipe# 2779
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
At restaurants, mithai shops, parties and weddings, Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa) is a wonderful addition to the spread, as nobody has enough grit to resist it! Indeed, the unique juicy texture of this halwa, its balanced sweetness and innate richness make it totally irresistible. Now, we shar ....
Apple and Raisin Pudding, Apple Raisin Bread Cinnamon Pudding
Recipe# 662
22 Feb 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is a warm and delicately flavoured pudding that will warm your heart and pep up your soul! The best part is that it is so easy to make because we use readymade bread and readily available apple as the base for this pudding, which is thoughtfully d ....
Baingan Bhurta
Recipe# 22503
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Roasted, peeled and mashed, the brinjals transform into an aromatic ingredient perfect to create this traditional Punjabi subzi. Cooked along with tangy tomatoes and pungent ingredients like onions, ginger and green chillies, Baingan Bhurta is an accompaniment that goes equally well with rotis and r ....
Chocolate Sauce ( Eggless Desserts)
Recipe# 1368
20 Aug 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This sauce is so tasty that you will feel like eating a cupful just like that! it is very easy to make and can be made in bulk and stored in the refrigerator. When you want use it in a recipe, just warm it in the microwave or a double boiler and use it.
Paneer Makhmali ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33859
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Just the thought of hot, buttery naans or crisp, flaky parathas with paneer makhmali will lead you to culinary nirvana. Here, paneer chunks are marinated in an aromatic paste of coriander, mint, cashews and thick curds, and later sautéed to perfection. As if that were not enough, there is a cream to ....
Almond Rocks
Recipe# 140
28 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Fit for a festive day, but made without much sweat! Who can resist crisp, perfectly roasted almonds coated in chocolate? Cool well, and treat yourself to these crunchy delights, or wrap them up in attractive papers and gift them to a dear one. Ensure that the almonds are well roasted so that t ....
Palak Coconut Kadhi
Recipe# 39656
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A delicious kadhi enhanced with vibrant spinach puree and soothing coconut milk, the Palak Coconut Kadhi also has its share of excitement thanks to the myriad spices that are added to it. As always, onions, green chillies and ginger, which are everyday ingredients in an Indian kitchen add to the fla ....
Mango Ginger Mousse ( Mousses Recipe)
Recipe# 35874
23 Dec 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
The rather unusual combination of mangoes and ginger gives a unique and unbeatable flavour to this mousse. It is amazing how the shades of ginger, lemon and mint give a completely new look to the otherwise common mango dessert. Taste the mixture after adding all the ingredients, and balance the ging ....
Baked Doodhi Kofta Curry
Recipe# 6404
03 Jun 16

 
 
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 ....
Microwave Coconut Barfi
Recipe# 4937
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Grated coconut is cooked to perfection with sugar, milk and ghee to make this all time favourite barfi. Be very careful whilst cooking this dessert as even a few extra seconds can cause the barfi to harden up.
Batata Poha, Aloo Poha
Recipe# 4880
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite Maharashtrian snack, Batata Poha has a universal appeal amongst youngsters and elders alike. Everybody has a reason for loving this delicious snack – its wholesomeness, convenience, enjoyable flavour or unique texture. This versi ....
Banana Pepper Wafers (  Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32569
20 Feb 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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A low-calorie, anytime and all-time favourite. Let us minus the oil and make a healthy version in the microwave, so that your fasting is truly fat free.
Microwave Apple Kheer
Recipe# 4940
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Flavoured elegantly with cardamom and nutmeg powder, the Microwave Apple Kheer is a wonderful dessert that will be loved by all, especially children. The best part is that every step, from stewing the apples to thickening the milk, is easily done with the microwave oven. Just make sure that the milk ....
Sweet and Sour Vegetable Stew, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 684
07 Oct 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An amazing array of veggies is cooked with whole spices, onions and tomatoes to get a tasty vegetable stew. Some apple and pineapple cubes are thrown into the stew to get a sweet and tangy touch, while a mixture of cornflour and water is used along with tomato ketchup to thicken the Sweet and Sour V ....
Cabbage Rice (  Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 2771
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Want a tasty and wholesome meal, but not in the mood to make anything elaborate? Well, this Cabbage Rice is just what you need! Made quickly with minimal ingredients, this delectable rice preparation is extremely satiating. Loaded with nutritious veggies like cabbage, capsicum and onions, flavored s ....
Moong Dal Khandvi
Recipe# 2746
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A delicious starter made with split yellow gram and curds and tempered with sesame seeds and mustard seeds.
Khandvi, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 685
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This Gujarati delicacy can now be made in just five minutes in the microwave! These freshly-tempered and steaming-hot khandvis are a must try! In fact, it is even easier to make because you do not have to constantly stir the curds and besan mixture like yo ....
Baby Corn Hara Masala ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 2745
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A peppy hara masala that combines coriander with pungent add-ons like ginger, garlic and green chillies, converts the mildly-flavoured baby corn into a true tongue-tickler. This scrumptious Baby Corn Hara Masala is quite easy to prepare using the microwave oven, and pretty fast too. It takes jus ....
Potato Rosti
Recipe# 686
14 Sep 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An international bestseller, the Potato Rosti is a pleasantly-flavoured, almost soothing dish of potatoes cooked in butter with onions, green chillies and cheese. The specialty of the rosti lies in the way it is cooked – as a whole layer, somewhat like a pancake. This gives the Potato Rosti a un ....
Bottle Gourd, Carrot and Beetroot Halwa, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 35098
22 Feb 13

 
 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 ....
Vegetable Biryani, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 35107
22 Feb 13

 
 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 ....
Grated Corn and Potato Curry
Recipe# 2767
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An off-beat mix of vegetables, flavoured uniquely with sambhar powder makes the Grated Corn and Potato Curry a must-try recipe! Additional ingredients like onions and tomatoes, not to forget a traditional tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves adds to the taste of this curry, making it absolute ....
Stuffed Potatoes,  Baby Stuffed Potatoes in Coconut Masala
Recipe# 650
27 Jul 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
There is something special about potatoes. Part and parcel of almost every cuisine, it is much loved by people across the globe. It is one vegetable you can confidently add to your menu, because you can be sure everybody will like it. Baby potatoes turn out to be even more attractive thanks to their ....
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