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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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Chunky Broccoli and Corn Dip ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 4926
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a creamy white sauce based dip with toothsome chunks of broccoli and sweet corn, which are microwaved for just the right time to remove their raw smell while retaining their exciting crunch. Onions add to the aroma and improve the texture of this dip further, while a seasoning of chilli flak ....
Chocolate and Carrot Brownie
Recipe# 4907
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An interesting variant of the regular chocolate brownie, this mouth-watering Chocolate and Carrot Brownie has a rustic texture and satiating flavour that you will fall in love with. Grated carrot adds a lovely shade and a grainy mouth-feel to this brownie, which otherwise features all the regular br ....
Stuffed Ladies Finger
Recipe# 649
14 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Stuffing ladies finger with this toothsome coconut masala instead of the traditional besan-based combination results in a better texture and flavour. You will love the fact that the microwave oven enables you to make tasty stuffed ladies finger within minutes and using minimal oil, without compromis ....
Paneer Makhani ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34565
22 Feb 13

 
 
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.
Quick Bread and Butter Pudding in Tangy Sauce
Recipe# 656
08 May 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A yummy treat, ready in a jiffy! Made with our handy helper, the microwave oven, this Quick Bread and Butter Pudding in Tangy Sauce is a luscious treat with refreshing citrus flavour. The combination of bread slices with milk gives a creamy base for this delightful dessert, while a team of orange ma ....
Bhojpuri Aloo
Recipe# 22507
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Potatoes stuffed with potatoes! Well, yes, this scrumptious Bhojpuri Aloo features boiled potatoes packed with a mixture of mashed potatoes, lemon juice and spice powders, cooked with an intense mixture of milk, curds and besan perked up with an assortment of spices. The combination of dairy product ....
Spicy Corn Palak
Recipe# 22519
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
From pizzas and pastas to pulaos and subzis, corn and spinach are an ever successful duo as they complement each other very well in flavour, texture and appearance. In this delectable Spicy Corn Palak recipe, they are combined with onions, tomato puree and other spice enhancers to make a truly mouth ....
Khumb Pulao
Recipe# 2775
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Succulent mushrooms with zesty spring onions, perked up with spices and powders make a delicious Khumb Pulao that will be loved by the whole family. What is so convenient about this delectable treat is that it can be prepared quite easily using the microwave oven. Once soaked for ten minutes and sau ....
Bateta Nu Shaak
Recipe# 2763
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An amalgam of green chillies, ginger and tomatoes cooked together with a traditional tempering offers a rich flavour to potatoes in this easy but tasty Bateta Nu Shaak. It is important to add a tablespoon of sugar to this preparation in order to bring out the myriad flavours. Making this dish in the ....
Saffron Chenna Pie ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33955
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Fresh and soft paneer has a light yet rich feel. Add saffron to that, and the scales definitely tilt in favour of luxury even though this innovative pie does not have maida, ghee, or any such heavy ingredients. Even the amount of sugar used is relatively less. Moreover, the microwave makes it very e ....
Palak Methi Na Muthia (  Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 2748
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This delicious tea-time snack from Gujarat is named so because it is shaped into cylinders using the muthi (fist). Here we have made Palak Methi na Muthia using the microwave, so it cooks much faster and easier. Each batch takes just a few minutes to prepare. Temper and serve the muthias immediately ....
Sevaiyan ki Kheer ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 35102
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sevaiyan (vermicelli) ki kheer is a recipe that has withstood the test of time and geographies, being a favourite all over the country. Nickname it noodles kheer, and your kids will slurp it up too!
Bhindi Chorchori ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34573
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bhindi chorchori is an easy stir-fry of ladies finger in mustard oil, spiced with a dash of panch phoron, the authentic bengali tempering mix. Watch bengal come alive in your kitchen, and so quickly too!
Panchamrut ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34571
22 Feb 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Panchamrut is tangy, sweet, sour and maharashtrian at heart! it can be served as an accompaniment or as part of the main course with phulkas.
Savoury Rice with Vegetables ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 670
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Why do we bother with so many katoris for every meal? a gravy for flavour, veggies for good health and variety, a cereal for satiating our hunger, a raita or curds to minimise the effect of spices and act as a thirst quencher, a sweet to pamper ourselves. Is it possible to satisfy all these needs wi ....
Cheesy Penne Pasta
Recipe# 33916
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
There are so many varieties or shapes of pasta, and even more ways of cooking these! penne is one of the most popular shapes, and combines well with a large assortment of sauces to make delectable pasta treats. Write the word ‘treat’ in capital letters and underline it with a bold red line, but even ....
Dal Pinni ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33894
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The masala used here is an aromatic mixture of spices, coconut and cashews. It sounds rich, and is indeed befitting a royal meal! make sure the masala is blended well and cooked just as mentioned here, to be assured of a good result. And it is not just the masala that is worth a mention. Adding chop ....
Goan Curry ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33862
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Goan cuisine embodies the coastal spirit. Luscious, lazy, pampering, loaded with coconuts and spices… one cannot help but nod off after a hearty meal! try goan culinary magic at home. Make a beginning with this simple goan curry. The coconut-based gravy imparts a delicious creamy flavour, making it ....
Quick Kothimbir Vadi ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34557
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
With a wholesome blend of flours and traditional spices, these kothimbir vadis are sure to bring back memories of your haveli home! What is more, it can be made in a jiffy with our handy kitchen helper, the microwave.
Mushroom and Onion Soup
Recipe# 647
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An international ingredient cooked up in Indian style! This particular version of the versatile Mushroom and Onion Soup can be whipped up in a jiffy using the microwave oven, making it the perfect choice to cook up on a day when you return home from office famished, starving, and drenched in the rai ....
Fresh Apple Stew with Vanilla Ice-cream
Recipe# 661
26 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ready in a jiffy, Fresh Apple Stew with Vanilla Ice-Cream is the perfect dessert to make when you are pressed for time. Cooking the apples in the microwave makes the stew especially easy to prepare, so if you have vanilla ice-cream in your freezer, you can whip up this delightful treat any time you ....
Fada Ni Khichadi ( Microwave)
Recipe# 2772
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A traditional khichdi made easier using the microwave and tastier by adding crunchy veggies. A basket of assorted veggies adds a riot of colours and flavours to the khichdi while a selection of spices and everyday ingredients like ginger and green chillies used in the right proportions impart immens ....
Noodles with Creamy Mushrooms ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4905
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Noodles and mushrooms in a white sauce like base, flavoured with herbs, onions and garlic, is a delectable creation that makes you smack your lips with joy after every mouthful. Cooking the Noodles and Creamy Mushrooms in the microwave oven also makes it an easy, quick and no-fuss recipe, which reta ....
Matar Ghugni ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34562
22 Feb 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This traditional evening snack from the lesser-known cuisine of eastern india also doubles up as a great breakfast option. Matar ghugni served with kurmura is crunchy and spicy enough to wake you up!
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