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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 ....
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 ....
Corn Curry ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 22523
21 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This unique Corn Curry features a blend of flavours that you will thoroughly relish. A dash of tomato puree gives the crushed sweet corn a tangy tinge, while onion paste and curry powder give it an enjoyable pungency. Coconut milk balances the myriad tastes with its mellow and soothing flavour ....
Creamy Cheese Dip
Recipe# 4930
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A cheese dip delicately flavoured with capsicum and mustard. This creamy dip compliments beautifully with most deep fried starters like wafers, nachos, bread pieces, croquettes etc.
Dahiwale Simla Mirch
Recipe# 22481
21 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Dashingly flavoured, multi-coloured capsicums are cooked together with a mixture of potatoes, spice powders, besan and curds to create a dish with a wonderful texture and flavour, which you are sure to enjoy thoroughly. The tang of curds is clearly recognizable in the Dahiwale Simla Mirch, and ....
Dal Fry ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33898
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Dal fry is literally every where! you will find it on every restaurant menu, in most buffets, in wedding spreads, parties and in day-to-day meals. That is how versatile and common this north indian recipe is. Devoid of too many spices, this dal tastes very natural though not bland or raw. In short, ....
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 ....
Doodhi ka Halwa ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33953
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A traditional mithai that everybody has a reason to like—some for the taste, some for the goodness of doodhi and milk, and some for the warm feeling it instills on a rainy day! I know some busy-bees who would stop over at a sweetmeat stall, have a cup of halwa and a
Double Layered Chocolate Truffle Gateau
Recipe# 4946
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An all time favourite. Dark chocolate sponge layered with dark and white chocolate makes an irresistible dessert for al chocolate lovers.
Dum Aloo ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34575
22 Feb 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Extra spicy to complement the chill weather of the mountains, this kashmiri curry is popular all over the country, and abroad. You can make amazing dum aloo in half the usual time, if you use baby potatoes and cook in a microwave.
Eggplant in  Tomato Sauce
Recipe# 655
20 Mar 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Succulent eggplant slices coated with a semi-spicy, herbed tomato sauce is cooked together for just a minute for the flavours to sink in. You will love the perfect texture of the eggplant slices and the balanced flavour of the tomato sauce, all of which make this quick and easy recipe a delight to b ....
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 ....
Fat Free Dahi Vada ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4910
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Non-fried vadas dunked in yoghurt and topped with tangy imli chutney and cumin powder. This recipe is devised for people on a diet or for those who have to cut down on fat. Nevertheless, it is extremely good
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 ....
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 ....
Green Peas Panki
Recipe# 34453
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Were you thinking that traditional foods can be made only with kadhais and tavas? pankis can be made quite swiftly in the Microwave too. Here is how! but, ensure you spread the batter very thinly for fine results.
Hariyali Dal (  Microwave)
Recipe# 2769
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A sumptuous preparation of masoor dal and mixed greens, the Hariyali Dal is a superb accompaniment for rice as well as Indian breads. It has a distinct flavour due to the combination of coriander and fenugreek, perked up with an assortment of spice powders and tangy tomatoes. It is amazing how ....
Herb Potatoes ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4921
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Succulent baby potatoes coated with dill, parsley and cheese. The herb potatoes can be enjoyed as cocktail snack or as an accompaniment to a main course or with cheese fondue. Quick as a wink to prepare, everyone is sure to enjoy these delicious, cheesy herb flavoured potatoes.
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 ....
Kabuli Chana Biryani (  Indian Cooking)
Recipe# 36929
30 Oct 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
Kabuli chana together with tomatoes, curd and spices too gives rise to a lovely gravy that is layered with rice, and microwaved for the flavours to fuse. The rice itself is perked up with whole spices and herbs, which makes the Kabuli Chana Biryani even tastier. While such
Kadhai Khumbh Subzi
Recipe# 2756
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Quick and easy though this Kadhai Khumbh Subzi is, it offers 100% satisfaction, with its peppy flavour and delightful texture. A quick-fix tomato pulp, aromatic spice powders, pastes and onions are an exciting team, which turns the mushrooms into a memorable treat. The addition of fresh cream and ....
Kaju Kopra Sheera
Recipe# 2783
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
With striking similarities in flavour and colour, powdered cashewnuts and grated coconut get along very well in this exciting sheera. Rich in feel and flavour, this Kaju Kopra Sheera turns out wonderfully well if you sauté the ingredients carefully till they shed their rawness and start giving ....
Kanchipuram Idli, Kanchipuram Idli in A Microwave
Recipe# 34451
22 Feb 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Kanchipuram Idli is a special variety of Idli that is loaded with spices. It has the strong flavour of pepper and cumin seeds, which together with the crunch of roasted cashewnuts and chana dal makes it a real delight to devour. This recipe is named so, because it is said to have originated in the k ....
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 ....
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