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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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Noodles with Tomato and Cheese Sauce
Recipe# 679
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Noodles with tomato and cheese sauce is a typical party serving, wherein cooked pasta is served with a choice of two sauces, one tangy and one creamy. Guests are offered a choice of picking between the sauces, as per their taste. While both sauces and the pasta are easy to prepare, i suggest spendin ....
Microwave Potato Wafers with Mango Salsa
Recipe# 31017
05 Jun 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The word snack immediately brings to mind potato wafers! Here's a microwave, version of potato wafers that you can dig into guiltlessly! You can also make baked veggie wafers using beetroots, carrots, sweet potatoes etc.
Laknavi Kofta Curry
Recipe# 22521
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Would you believe it if I said kofta can be prepared without deep frying? Kofta can be prepared in the microwave without frying, and they taste just as good as the original! Enjoy these soft kofta made with potatoes, spinach and fenugreek leaves and ensure good health.
Spiced Baby Corn and Broccoli
Recipe# 4922
20 Aug 10

 
 
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.
Microwave Vanilla Sponge Cake
Recipe# 39756
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Ever heard of a cake that can be prepared in five minutes ad cooked in another five? Try this Microwave Vanilla Sponge Cake to believe us. It is the perfect sponge to use when you want to delight a surprise guest with a beautiful dessert. This eggless cake relies on curds and butter to achieve the i ....
Mixed Nut Chikki Chocolate
Recipe# 39713
23 Sep 14

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by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
If you like the crunchy feel of caramel, you will enjoy this nutty delight even more! A quick combination of chocolate and crushed mixed nut chikkis, allowed to set in chocolate moulds, results in a Mixed Nut Chikki Chocolate that will make you yearn for a second helping. The best part is that melti ....
Vegetable Handva ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34558
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This easy handva can be served in just a few minutes. While the bottle gourd and curds, add health and taste to convenience.
Makai Patwadi ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34560
22 Feb 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Try this interesting ‘re-mix’ of traditional patwadi with scrumptious sweet corn, bengal gram flour and everyday spices, made quickly and easily in the microwave.
Hot Chocolate Soufflé ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33952
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Paneer is quite a versatile ingredient. It not only lends itself to a lot of recipes within out indigenous cuisines, but also to several international cuisines, where it is known as cottage cheese. Here is a hot chocolate souffle made with paneer. You will be amazed at how paneer cooperates with us ....
Makai Jajaria ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33954
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
I don’t know whether it is the weather, the palace-laden ambience, the sight-seeing, or the smell of roasted jeera. But, the land of namkeens makes you hungry! incidentally, rajasthan is not just famous for its fried snacks, but also for its royal sweets, which are not always difficult to make. Here ....
Corn Methi Pulao ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33900
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
There are some days when you are so tired that you want to pamper yourself, but without much effort. This quick, tasty homemade dinner will serve the purpose even better than an hour at the spa! Corn is usually very friendly with all other ingredients; but it seems to be best friends with meth ....
Chettinad Curry ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33860
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A spicy curry that characterises the fiery weather and dynamic temperament of tamilnadu. The chettinad style is one of the main regional cuisines of tamilnadu. The cuisine is famous for its fried and steamed snacks, and spicy side-dishes. It is normally quite pungent even though the recipes use a si ....
Coconut Pineapple Mousse ( Mousses Recipe)
Recipe# 35867
23 Dec 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Voila, the well-known pinacolada combo has transformed into a mousse! this delicious mousse, with its winning looks, is a popular one in eastern countries and is sure to be liked by all who taste it. For best results, use readymade coconut milk. I would also suggest that you use canned pineapples to ....
Caramelized Apple Mousse ( Mousse Recipe)
Recipe# 35870
23 Dec 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This unique white chocolate mousse is sure to win every heart, even those who are die-hard dark chocolate fans! this recipe uses caramelised the apples to enhance the looks and also to impart crunchiness to this mousse. For best results, make the caramelised apples just before serving. Apples can al ....
Fruity Phirni ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 35097
22 Feb 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Fruity phirni combines iron-dense poha with nutritious fruits, to result in a luscious dessert you cannot refuse! avoid using citrus fruits like oranges and sweet lime; try chickoo instead.
Chitranna Rice ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 35106
22 Feb 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Yellu podi chithranna, flavoured with a special variety of malgapodi (chilli-based powder), is a raging contrast to the mild, lemon-flavoured variety of chithranna that is everyday fare in Karnataka.
Spicy Tomato Rasam  ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 35116
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
With coriander and peppercorns playing a high note, the customary soup of southern india is a hot favourite world over. It can be had as a comforting soup by itself, or mixed with rice.
Aloo Kand Chaat ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 4924
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Potato and yam cubes tossed in a chatpata masala make a tongue-tickling starter. Adding a teaspoon of water while cooking the potatoes and yam helps to prevent the vegetables from dehydrating in the microwave.
Herb Paneer with Papadis
Recipe# 4925
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Tastes great when fresh home-made paneer is used. You can serve the herb paneeri on toasted bread or baked papdi to make a quick snack.
Spicy Stuffed Potatoes ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4913
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Potato cups filled with a cheese vegetable mixture. I have used a mixture of mushrooms and peas for the stuffing, but you may use any combination of vegetables that strike your fancy. Remember to place a bowl of water in the centre of the microwave, while cooking the potatoes, to prevent them from d ....
Vegetable Satay with Peanut Sauce ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4915
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A medley of vegetables and paneer threaded on wooden skewers and flavoured with a sweet and spicy peanut sauce makes a lip smacking snack.
Chatpata Corn
Recipe# 22479
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
An unusual and excessively tasty combination of finely crushed peanuts and crunchy corn niblets, cooked to perfection in the microwave. Easy to whip up and healthy as well, this delectable dish can be had as a snack with bread at any time of the day to satiate those sudden hunger pangs.
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