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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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Mini Rava Uttappa ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34563
24 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
You can make quick, non-greasy uttappams in the microwave. Since this curd and semolina-based variety does not require fermentation, you can choose it to quench an unexpected hunger pang. Using sour curds ensures soft and spotted uttappams, just like the original.
Boiled Pasta, How To Boil Pasta in A Microwave
Recipe# 640
16 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The consistency and texture of your pasta is very important for the success of many Italian recipes. Cooking it less or more can result in rubbery or soggy pastas, which can often be unpalatable. Here is an ideal way to make boiled pasta using the handy ki ....
Panha ( Microwave)
Recipe# 4932
09 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Panha, the evergreen Indian cooler, just got easier! Summer is just not complete without chilled glasses of Panha, prepared with raw mangoes, perked up with black salt and spices like cardamom and saffron, and sweetened with sugar. Preparing this traditional dr ....
Recipe# 40511
09 Mar 19

 
 
by Pooja Nadkarni
No reviews
Now since it is festival season, I had lot to prepare, so thought of making this quick microwave chivda to save time. The outcome is really the same as you do with the traditional method plus you require less oil so it is healthier too. So try out this quick microwave poha chiwda. I have ....
Rum Centered Chocolates
Recipe# 1956
08 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This is the perfect dessert for a romantic candlelight dinner or an elite gathering of adults. These exquisite Rum-Centered Chocolates have a melt-in-the-mouth texture and an intense flavour, resulting from the fusion of dark chocolate and rum. These chocolates have to be handled with care bec ....
Brownie with White Chocolate Cage
Recipe# 36423
06 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An eye-catching rich, dark chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream makes a great party dessert .
Eggless Chocolate Cake Using Microwave  ( Cakes and Pastries )
Recipe# 33304
05 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A variation of the curd-based eggless chocolate cake recipe that can be made easily using the microwave oven.
Carrot Halwa ( Microwave)
Recipe# 666
21 Feb 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A cup of hot Carrot Halwa served at the end of a meal is so heavenly that it makes you forget the meal itself. Its unique texture and rich flavour linger in your palate and memory for a long time thereafter, overshadowing the glory of even the best Main Course
Layered Corn and Spinach Rice with Tomato Sauce
Recipe# 74
21 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Surely this elaborate dish requires a spot of extra effort, but the mouth-watering result is absolutely worth it! “Flash, Bang, Wallop” is how your taste buds will react to this awesome dish, which features a splash of colours and vibrant flavours. Layers of freshly made tomato sauce, a creamy ....
Besan and Green Pea Chila ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33855
16 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ever heard of making chilas in a microwave? um, how do you make a pancake without a pan? we thought it worth a try, and were amazed by how easy and tasty it turned out to be. It is so hassle-free that you can actually make it fresh in front of your guests, without worrying about smoke or oil fumes! ....
Kokum Sherbet, Kokam Sharbat Recipe
Recipe# 4931
07 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Trust a glassful of this Kokum Sherbet to instantly refresh you, the desi way. Full of tang and spice, this tongue-tickling sherbet has strong notes of cumin and black salt that complement the tanginess of kokum beautifully. In this recipe, we show you how to cook the kokum quickly in the
Khaman Dhokla, Quick Microwave Khaman Dhokla
Recipe# 2753
29 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Khaman Dhokla is an all-time favourite Gujarati snack that is served with peppy green chutney at tea time. It has an exquisite texture and appetizing flavour, but is surprisingly easy to make, especially this version that is made in the
Til Ke Ladoo, Microwave Til Ladoo
Recipe# 35104
09 Jan 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A mouth-watering laddoo made of sesame seeds and crushed peanuts, which will make your taste buds jump with joy! Dry roasting the sesame boosts the aroma and flavour of this laddoo phenomenally. Crushed peanuts and jaggery also add to the fabulous taste of this laddoo, which is quite easy to make in ....
Recipe# 40173
31 Dec 18

 
 by Foodie #634885
I love cake very much but I was unable to make it perfectly..one day I thought of making cake by by crushing the biscuits.So when I used Oreo biscuit the cake came out so perfect and was superb in taste..so from that i tried making cakes from different different biscuits..And the experiment was so ....
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 ....
How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave
Recipe# 22482
25 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
We are often stumped when we realise in the last minute that a dish calls for boiled potatoes. The thought of pressure cooking them and waiting for the steam to release is bound to put you off! Not to worry. Head to the Microwave , pop in a potato an ....
Corn and Fusilli Soup ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33848
19 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Italian cuisine somehow has a very aesthetic and romantic appeal. Here is a light soup from the Italian repertoire that’s perfect for a romantic candlelight dinner with your sweetheart. The soup features a blend of textures including crunchy corn and soft pastas. The use of small pasta is crucial fo ....
Mixed Nuts Chocolate
Recipe# 40758
12 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The perfect mix of elegance and excitement, this Mixed Nuts Chocolate is a luscious dark chocolate with the irresistible crunch of nuts like almonds, pistachios and walnuts. The procedure is quite simple and you will thoroughly enjoy the outcome. Just make sure you store the Mixed Nuts Chocola ....
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 ....
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 ....
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 ....
Fresh Peach Stew, Microwave Peach Stew
Recipe# 660
29 Jun 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The pleasant aroma and flavour of peach gets all the more exciting when laced with spices like cinnamon and clove. It is this effective combination of ingredients that gives the Fresh Peach Stew a totally irresistible aroma and lingering flavour! The Fresh Peach Stew is very easy to make, and ....
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 ....
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