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Last Updated : Mar 17,2019



माइक्रोवेव - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Microwave recipes in Hindi)
માઇક્રોવેવ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Microwave recipes in Gujarati)

300 Microwave Recipes, Indian Microwave Recipes, Vegetarian

microwave Indian recipe collection. Microwave cooking involves cooking food using electromagnetic waves powered by electricity. The waves activate water molecules of the food, causing heat by friction which cooks or reheats the food. It is an extremely easy and quick method of cooking.

8 Basic tips for beginners while using microwave :

1. Your microwave’s user manual will suggest cooking times for various dishes and cooking tasks. Don't forget to follow the cooking time, temperature etc.

2. The foods will be hot post cooking, so use heatproof mittens while removing it.

3. Never operate a microwave if the door doesn't close or is broken.

4. Try to keep food as uniform as possible. Never pile food on top of one another. In a microwave, food always cooks evenly when spaced apart.

5. Reheat/cook in small portions to allow for more even heating.

6. Make sure any glass, plastic containers, you use are labelled 'microwave safe'.

7. If you are covering something with a lid, make sure to leave a portion uncovered, to let the steam pass.

8. Clean it often so, that there are no food particles left in any corners.

 

Cooking in a microwave is clean and efficient. You can quickly boil and mix ingredients together, there is less oil consumption and shorter cooking time and hassle involve. In this age of ready-to-eat meals and takeaway food joints, microwave acts as a lifesaver and can help you create a wide range of dishes ranging from appetizer to main course and of course, delicious desserts to end the meal! For beginners, who just use the microwave to reheat food or just heat water for beverages, melt butter or just make popcorns, this appliance can do so much more! Learn basic microwave recipes like How To Cook Tomatoes in A Microwave, How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave, How To Boil Pasta in A Microwave and create an array of dishes.

Often because of the hustle in the morning, we end up skipping breakfast because we don’t have time to cook. Toasted bread, porridge, cereals are handy breakfast options but, when craving for something more filling then try making Sabudana Khichdi in Microwave, Kanchipuram Idli, Batata Poha that would take short time to cook and can also, be packed in a dabba and carried along to work. Upgrade your semolina upma and make use of leftover bread to make Bread Upma, or any innovative variant Sevaiyan Upma in A Microwave.

Microwave Recipes, Indian Snacks

KhandviKhandvi

Gujarati snacks like Muthia and Dhokla that are usually steamed and tempered with aromatic ingredients can be quickly made in a microwave. Simply combine the flour, vegetables and spices and shape into cylindrical rolls, microwave and temper with sesame seeds and mustard seeds to make delicious Doodhi Muthia, you can even use cabbage or fenugreek leaves to make different varieties of muthias.

The addition of citric acid and fruit salt to the batter enables you to cook the Khaman dhoklas quickly in the microwave oven without requiring fermentation or a long duration of steaming. Also, you can make Khandvi just in five minutes. Yes, you read that right this time-tested recipe can be whipped up so easily. These Indian microwave recipe of dhokla tastes amazing with a side of green chutney.

Mexican Veg ToastMexican Veg Toast

Looking for a cheesy, gooey snack to munch on in the evening? This Mexican Veg Toast with colorful veggies like onions, tomatoes, capsicum and sweet corn, is very appetizing! Similarly, you can make Burger Bun Open Pizza with vegetables perked up with herbs and spices, topped with cheese and cooked in the microwave in less than a minute.

Street food lovers do you know how conveniently you can prepare this tongue-tickling Masala Pav? You will go ga-ga over this microwave creation, which brings you the same magical taste but in a handy format that can be easily created at any time!

Microwave Main course

Sprouted Moong KhichdiSprouted Moong Khichdi

For dinner, you can quickly cook one-dish meals like this spicy Paneer Rice or Green Pulao. These rice dishes are flavorful by itself still you can serve it along with simple kadhi, raita or curds to go with it. Comfort food like Sprouted Moong Khichdi or Panchmel Khichdi which is not only healthy but, also tasty can also be easily prepared in a microwave.

Savoury Rice with Vegetables made with a smooth ground paste of aromatic ingredients cardamom, cinnamon, poppy seeds, coconut with rice made in ghee along with crunchy vegetables with a final touch of fried onions and cashews adds an extra zing. Somedays you just crave cheesy food or spicy food. Don’t worry, delicacies like cheesy penne pasta flavoured with herbs or delicate rice noodles flavored with curry powder and soy sauce to make Singapore Noodles are extremely appetizing.

Badami PaneerBadami Paneer

The process of making most dal is simple, you just have to boil it, add some spices and finally give a tempering. You can either cook a single dal or combine together different dals and vegetables to make varieties of dals or try this Mixed Dal in A Microwave. Devoid of too many spices, dal fry tastes very natural though not bland or raw. But, if you are looking for a masaledaar , royal treat then this Dal Pinni is what you are looking for! Badami Paneer, Darbari Aloo Mutter Sabzi, Vegetable Makhanwala are some lip-smacking microwave vegetable recipes. They are quick and easy to make.

Microwave Recipes, Indian Desserts

Almond RocksAlmond Rocks

Ditch stirring spoons continuously to prepare authentic sweets and try these quick new age microwave recipes of Kalakand, Carrot Halwa, Golpapdi and surprise your loved ones with these irresistible desserts that are sure to win you many praises. Chocolate slabs can be chopped and melted with two methods, either by cooking on a double boiler or by microwaving it. This melted chocolate can be transformed into Dark Chocolate Almonds with Sea Salt, Quick Chocolaty Biscuits Recipe, Rum Centered Chocolates, Almond Rocks which you can even make and gift to your special ones after all handmade gifts are always amazing!

Enjoy our collection of Microwave Recipes and Microwave Oven Recipes below.


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Chocolate Brownie Or How To Make Chocolate Brownie Recipe
Recipe# 4945
18 Mar 19

  This recipe has an associated video
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is how you can prepare the most authentic Chocolate Brownie with common ingredients! Just flour, curds, butter, cocoa and a few other everyday ingredients when worked the right way give rise to a fantastic treat that is perfect to serve with tea or as a dessert, with a topping of vanilla ice-cr ....
Chocolate Sticks ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40360
12 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is a tasty and attractive snack that will make your kids just too happy! Chocolate Sticks, made by coating bread sticks with freshly-molten chocolate, is a delicacy that can be prepared and stored in an air-tight container, to be sent in your kids’ tiffin whenever you feel they deserve a treat. ....
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.
Apple Jam
Recipe# 4887
05 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A rich, amber-coloured jam with a hint of lemon, the Apple Jam is a perfect accompaniment to a loaf of freshly baked bread, croissants, or pancakes too. Instead of adding cinnamon powder to the jam, you may also choose to dip a stick of cinnamon into the jam while it is still hot, and lid the jar fo ....
Microwave Mug Dhokla Recipe, Khaman Dhokla
Recipe# 42510
25 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Succulent and tasty khaman dhoklas ready in minutes, this is just perfect to appease sudden hunger pangs! The Microwave Mug Dhokla is a kind of quick, no-fuss dish that you can prepare instantly without advance planning and without sweating in the kitchen. It is as easy as mixing a batter, filli ....
Masala Pav, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 4914
17 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Want to recreate the magic of pav bhaji in a more handy and convenient format? Have a look at this Masala Pav recipe! Here, we have sandwiched buttered ladi pav with a lip-smacking mixture of tomatoes, onions and other veggies spruced up with peppy pav bhaji masala. The outcome is absolutely ....
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
Chocolate Mug Cake, 2 Minute Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake
Recipe# 40422
06 Feb 19

  This recipe has an associated video
 by Tarla Dalal
Well, when you think of cocoa in a mug, the first thing that comes to mind is a cup of hot chocolate, but here is something that will please your taste buds even more than that... a warm Chocolate Mug Cake! Common baking ingredients like flour, cocoa powder, butter and condensed milk and quickly ....
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
Kadai Paneer
Recipe# 2765
21 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When you go to a restaurant and wish to order a dish that everyone will like, Kadai Paneer is one of the first options that is voted for! This all-time favourite paneer dish is so popular because of the rich texture and intense flavour of the gravy, which results from the interplay of ingredient ....
Avocado Chocolate Mousse
Recipe# 40811
14 Jan 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An indulgent chocolate-flavoured mousse prepared in an innovative way using ripened avocado as the base. Well-ripened avocado has a very luscious texture that is perfect to make a mousse. Combined with molten dark chocolate, it gives rise to an intense Avocado Chocolate Mousse, which is just t ....
Sprouted Moong Khichdi, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 669
14 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Let’s try making khichdi with an interesting twist! Here, normal moong dal is replaced with sprouted moong, and the effect is awesome. Add to this a tongue-tickling masala of coconut, coriander seeds, spice powders etc. and you get a fabulous S ....
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 ....
Methi Mutter Malai, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 2762
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
What makes this recipe so popular is that it has a rich feel about it, but at the same time it is quick and easy to make using the microwave oven! The gravy that hosts the green peas has the vibrant colour and dynamic flavour of methi leaves, made rich and luscious by the addition of cream. ....
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 ....
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 ....
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 ....
Sabudana Khichdi in Microwave
Recipe# 2749
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Sabudana Khichdi is an all-time favourite Maharashtrian snack, which is often had for breakfast or supper. With a few small tweaks like using sendha namak instead of sea salt, it is also used to sustain oneself on a fasting day. It always helps to know ....
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, ....
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 ....
Golpapdi, Microwave Golpapdi
Recipe# 2780
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A traditional Indian sweet, made quickly and easily using the microwave oven. The aroma and rich flavour of ghee-roasted wheat flour, sweetened with jaggery, is just too delicious to explain with words. Since it is so easy to make, you can experience it for y ....
Boiled Pasta, How To Boil Pasta in A Microwave
Recipe# 640
19 Sep 18

 
 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 ....
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