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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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Malai Kofta Curry (  Microwave)
Recipe# 22525
21 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A simple yet flavourful tomato-based curry takes on a rich form with the addition of potato and cottage cheese kofta stuffed with dry fruits.
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 ....
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 ....
Soya Aur Gobhi ki Bhaji
Recipe# 22518
21 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Try this tasty bhaji, which is made with healthy soya granules and grated cauliflower, cooked in the microwave. It tastes best when eaten steaming hot.
Hare Mutter ki Curry Mein Aloo
Recipe# 22509
21 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Green peas take on a new avatar, forming the gravy for this innovative dish. Beware, the bowl will be empty even before you know it!
Vegetable Korma, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 22510
21 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Need to whip up a party fare within short notice? This quick-to-prepare, tasty and rich recipe is the perfect choice. A simple and tasty Microwave version of vegetable korma, this is best eaten with hot
Mixed Vegetables ( How To Cook Vegetables In Microwave)
Recipe# 22512
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A basic way to make your cooking fast and easy by cooking vegetables in microwave.
Khumbh Lajawab
Recipe# 22513
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Kasuri methi bestows a classic flavour to this subzi, which is prepared with mushrooms and a delectable combination of spices. It is a perfect accompaniment for hot Rotis or bread.
Mawa Mutter,  Quick Khoya Mutter
Recipe# 22514
21 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Mutter comes together with mawa in this truly royal recipe. Cooked in a blend of carefully chosen spices, this is certainly a meal fit for a king… the food of the maharajas cooked in the Microwave !
How To Microwave Green Peas
Recipe# 22505
21 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Use the microwave to cook the frozen or fresh green peas with these simple instructions, quickly and then use them to make pea puree which can be used in various recipes.
Ganthia ki Subzi
Recipe# 22506
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A Gujarati specialty, this dish can be prepared even when no veggies are available. Its simplicity and great taste make it one of my favourite preparations. For the perfect experience, add the ganthia just before serving thus preventing it from becoming soggy.
Dahi Bhindi - Kerala Style
Recipe# 22500
21 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The distinct taste of Kerala comes alive in this subtly spiced subzi. The onions and coconut give this gravy a mild crunchy texture and whole red chillies make it a spicy delicacy. Feel free to adjust the amount of chillies to your liking.
Mirch ka Salan
Recipe# 22501
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The traditional hyderabadi salan can now be prepared in the microwave, in just a few minutes and with absolutely no compromise on taste.
Macaroni Supreme (  Microwave Cooking)
Recipe# 680
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Perfectly cooked macaroni in a white sauce base flavoured finely with chopped parsley and assorted spices, the macaroni supreme is universally liked across the world by people of all age groups. It is the nutmeg powder that actually sets this recipe apart from other macaroni preparations. You will s ....
Macaroni Hot Pot ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 681
20 Aug 10

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 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
‘hot pot’—kids like not just the name, but the dish as well. An age-old recipe that we liked as kids (and continue to like), and our kids are sure to love too. The small size and funny shape of macaroni catches kids’ attention and invites them to take a spoonful. Once they try it, the beans, ketchup ....
Paneer Methi Palak
Recipe# 673
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
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.
Curried Beans with Buttered Rice
Recipe# 687
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
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, garlic, spice powders and sauces complements the buttered rice very well. The curried beans with buttered rice is a truly irresistible prepara ....
Cream Of Lettuce Soup,  Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 646
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A luscious soup with a catchy hue, the Cream of Lettuce Soup is also conveniently easy and quick to make! The unique flavour of lettuce needs just a bit of onions to enhance the flavour further. Cooked and blended together, the lettuce and onion mixture is thickened with milk and cornflour and seaso ....
Tomato Sauce (microwave)
Recipe# 639
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Tomato sauce has become a constant kitchen companion in most modern households. It comes in handy as an accompaniment for snacks, a dip for finger foods, a flavouring for gravies, and a topping for pizzas and pastas. Here is a quick and easy way to prepare tasty and pulpy tomato sauce within 10 minu ....
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