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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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Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4910
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Non-fried vadas dunked in yoghurt and topped with tangy imli chutney and cumin powder. This recipe is devised for people on a diet or for those who have to cut down on fat. Nevertheless, it is extremely good
Doodhi ka Halwa ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33953
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A traditional mithai that everybody has a reason to like—some for the taste, some for the goodness of doodhi and milk, and some for the warm feeling it instills on a rainy day! I know some busy-bees who would stop over at a sweetmeat stall, have a cup of halwa and a
Masala Corn, Masala Corn On A Cracker
Recipe# 33852
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Corn is fun whether you have it boiled at home, from the steamed American corn vendors, or from the roadside corn-wallah who roasts it on a spluttering coal stove and expertly coats it with just the right amount of lemon and spices. This masaledar version of corn is a great snack for a monsoon ....
Mooli Moong Dal ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 35118
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Mouth-watering and sumptuous, this Mooli Moong Dal combines radish whites and greens with moong dal, all of which is flavoured with a delectable masala paste. This paste, made of a rich combination of ingredients, improves both the texture and the flavour of the Mooli Moong Dal, raising it to ....
Pahadi Paneer Tikka ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4918
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Paneer, capsicum, onions and potatoes dunked in a rich curd based, mint flavoured marinade makes a delicious starter. To make a thick marinade you need to start with thick curds. In case the marinade is too runny, add a spoonful of besan to the mixture.
Quick Dark Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudge
Recipe# 4948
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Fudges have a very pleasurable texture and intense flavour, characteristic of molten chocolate. Dark chocolate is especially good to make fudges because it not only gives the right texture but also gives a fairly strong cocoa flavour. Here, dark chocolate and peanut butter combine beauti ....
Khumbh ki Subz
Recipe# 22484
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Mushrooms in a rich and flavourful cashew-onion base imbibe the flavour of the whole spices and spice powders that they are cooked with. Appropriate amounts of curd and milk are used to give this Khumbh ki Subz a rich and attractive texture, and to balance the flavour of the spices. You will be ....
Tava Rice ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 35110
22 Feb 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A simple and quick cure for a sudden bout of hunger! you can even toss this up as brunch or supper for kids. But, who needs a tava in this modern ear?
Kaju Kopra Sheera
Recipe# 2783
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
With striking similarities in flavour and colour, powdered cashewnuts and grated coconut get along very well in this exciting sheera. Rich in feel and flavour, this Kaju Kopra Sheera turns out wonderfully well if you sauté the ingredients carefully till they shed their rawness and start giving ....
Methi, Tomato and Paneer Subzi
Recipe# 22497
21 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Paneer replaces aloo in this quick-to-make and equally tasty variation of the popular methi aloo.
Broccoli and Mushroom Bake Dish ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 36844
17 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The best of continental food on your table for dinner tonight! broccoli and mushroom bake is a simple yet tasty preparation of two nutritious foods in white sauce, coated with cheese and baked to perfection. Serve hot, fresh out of the oven, with crisply toasted slices of bread or croutons. Avoid ma ....
Buttery Corn On The Cob
Recipe# 1877
08 Oct 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Corn on the cob is an evergreen favourite, not just with kids but adults too. Sitting on the beach or in a park, munching on spicy corn brings alive our childhood. If that is true, not just your kids but you too will love with delicious preparation of Buttery Corn on the Cob. Smeared with butter ....
How To Cook Tomatoes in A Microwave
Recipe# 22486
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Many people use tomatoes with the peel on for almost all dishes, just because it takes too much time to blanch them. However, for some dishes, it is essential to cook and peel the tomatoes before chopping or blending them in order to get the right texture and intense flavour. You do not need ....
Hariyali Dal (  Microwave)
Recipe# 2769
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A sumptuous preparation of masoor dal and mixed greens, the Hariyali Dal is a superb accompaniment for rice as well as Indian breads. It has a distinct flavour due to the combination of coriander and fenugreek, perked up with an assortment of spice powders and tangy tomatoes. It is amazing how ....
Shahi Rabri,  How To Make Shahi Rabri
Recipe# 4935
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Thickened milk flavoured with saffron and cardamom. Making rabri has never been so easy. The condensed milk helps to thicken the rabri quickly, while the cottage cheese helps to add body and flavour to the rabdi. It is necessary to use unsalted paneer for this recipe as salted paneer will caus ....
Shingdane Chi Amti, Microwave Shengdanyachi Amti
Recipe# 35111
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The peanut-based paste is the core character of the authentic marathi shingdane chi amti. Do not store the paste for too many days, as the taste will be ruined. Serve with Dodkyacha Bhaat or M ....
Green Peas Panki
Recipe# 34453
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Were you thinking that traditional foods can be made only with kadhais and tavas? pankis can be made quite swiftly in the Microwave too. Here is how! but, ensure you spread the batter very thinly for fine results.
Bread and Butter Pudding
Recipe# 4949
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An interesting interplay of textures, such as those of bread, muesli and raisins, gives this Bread and Butter Pudding an irresistible mouth-feel, while thoughtful ingredients like fresh cream, milk and brown sugar give it a rich and luscious flavour. Perhaps what you will like the most about t ....
Baked Rice with Green Curry
Recipe# 1549
23 Sep 13

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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.
Chocolate Fondue ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 663
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is as tempting as the original swiss cheese fondue, which is a thick and warm dip served in an earthen pot as an accompaniment to bread and other finger foods. This chocolaty version is for the sweet tooth and can be served with pieces of cake or crunchy fruits like apples and pineapples. Don’t ....
Amiri Khaman ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34452
22 Feb 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
However many modern fast foods you might have, there are times when the taste buds and the heart yearn for a traditional snack like amiri khaman. Comprised of crumbled and garnished dhoklas, this delicious snack can be prepared in just five minutes in a microwave!
Sai Bhaji ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 22508
21 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This traditional Sindhi recipe is truly timeless. Not only that, it is also popular with people of all age groups and versatile enough to match with any Main Course . What makes this wholesome dish so exciting? Well, simply the fact that it brings together a co ....
Layered Spinach and Tomato Rice
Recipe# 1396
31 Aug 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A gourmet rice dish, which features layers of tomato gravy, rice and spinach gravy, cooked with a topping of cheese. This combination is a real winner, thanks to the interplay of flaovurs, colours and textures. Ingredients like ginger, garlic and onions mask the raw flavour of spinach and transf ....
Paneer Palak ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 2755
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Vibrant, green palak dotted with succulent, white paneer is a lovely sight to behold, and an even tastier treat to devour. The process of blanching, pureeing and cooking the spinach with spice powders becomes really quick and easy with our handy helper, the microwave oven! A dash of fresh cream not ....
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