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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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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 ....
Almond Rocks, Microwave Almond Rock Recipe
Recipe# 667
20 Aug 10

 
 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 ....
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!
Apple and Raisin Pudding, Apple Raisin Bread Cinnamon Pudding
Recipe# 662
22 Feb 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is a warm and delicately flavoured pudding that will warm your heart and pep up your soul! The best part is that it is so easy to make because we use readymade bread and readily available apple as the base for this pudding, which is thoughtfully d ....
Apple Crumble ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 659
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Apple is a multi-talented fruit that can be baked, chilled, juiced and of course served as it is! it is especially useful in desserts, as a filling. The soft and moist yet crisp feel of apple is much liked by all, whether it is in the form of a crumble or a pie. This easy recipe can be made quickly ....
Atta Ka Sheera
Recipe# 2784
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Mouth-watering Atta Sheera, with a fabulous colour, texture and flavour, ready in just five minutes! If you are wondering how that magic is possible, well, just trust your microwave to do it for you. Flavoured with cardamom and garnished with slivers of almond, this is one irresistible dessert that ....
Baby Corn Masala
Recipe# 22515
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Baby corn, sliced onions and capsicum literally play together in this attractive, mouth-watering and crunchy dry subzi. Using coloured capsicums greatly enhances the visual appeal of this dish.
Baingan Bhurta
Recipe# 22503
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Roasted, peeled and mashed, the brinjals transform into an aromatic ingredient perfect to create this traditional Punjabi subzi. Cooked along with tangy tomatoes and pungent ingredients like onions, ginger and green chillies, Baingan Bhurta is an accompaniment that goes equally well with rotis and r ....
Baked Beans with Buttered Rice
Recipe# 2217
20 Sep 14

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by Tarla Dalal
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, capsicum and ketchup complements the buttered rice very well, and when coated with grated cheese and baked, the Baked Beans with Buttered Rice ....
Baked Papdi ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 4892
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
If you want to enjoy your favourite snacks sans any guilt, you need to just use smart cooking methods. In this recipe, you will find out how to make delicious, crunchy Baked Papdi using the microwave. Once you have the dough, each batch of 20 takes just a few minutes to bake, so you can prepare larg ....
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.
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 ....
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! ....
Bhappa Doi
Recipe# 4941
20 Aug 10

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 by Tarla Dalal
Yummmmm! Bhappa Doi, an all-time favourite, traditional Bengali delicacy is now ready in minutes. Two minutes to prepare, two minutes to cook, and voila, in front of you is the perfect Bhappa Doi. While this delightful dessert can be simply described as steamed sweet curds, it requires a bit of tact ....
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!
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 ....
Bottle Gourd, Carrot and Beetroot Halwa, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 35098
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
We would all have tried carrot, bottle gourd or beetroot halwas sometime or the other. Let’s make something all the more special now, by combining all these together into one wonderful, colourful treat. With a nice orange-pink hue, a fantastic grainy texture and a mind-blowing flavour, this Bo ....
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 ....
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 ....
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 .
Chatakedar Paneer ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34561
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
If there is one ingredient that is as indigenous as it is international, we would say that is our favourite paneer. Try tossing fresh, soft paneer with pav bhaji masala, and this chatakedar paneer will become a favourite beyond comparison!
Cheese Sauce, Basic Cheese Sauce Recipe For Pasta
Recipe# 638
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This Cheese Sauce is a marvelous addition to any Pasta dish! With its gooey texture, cheesy flavour and aesthetic touch of pepper, it transforms the pasta into an exciting culinary creation. Interestingly, it takes very little time to prepare th ....
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 ....
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 ....
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