5 #Quick #microwave #recipes

IdeasThere are so many great things a microwave can do and to prove that to you, we’ve picked up some absolutely phenomenal microwave recipes – brownie, cakes, potato chips, paneer pasanda and more. So go ahead and try them out for yourself.

Paneer Pasanda


Paneer – 200 gms, cut into small cubes, Green Capsicum – 1, cut into long, thin strips, Oil – 2 tbsp, Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp, Tomato Puree – 2 tblsp, Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp, A pinch of Sugar, Red Chilli Powder – 3/4 tsp, Cumin Powder 1 tsp, Salt to taste


– Heat oil in a frying pan and add the garlic paste.

– Stir for about 30 seconds and add the tomato puree, salt, sugar, red chilli powder and garam masala.

– Mix well.

– Add capsicum and saute for a minute on medium heat.

– Turn off heat and add the paneer and mix well.

– Transfer to a microwaveproof bowl and microwave uncovered on high for three minutes. 7.

– Serve hot with rotis.

Potato Chips

A simple anytime snack.


Potatoes – 5 to 6, Olive Oil – 1/2 cup, Salt – 2 tsp, Curry Powder or Garam Masala Powder as per taste


– Wash the potatoes and slice them into thin slices.

– Brush them with olive oil.

– Sprinkle slat and curry powder.

– Toss well to mix evenly.

– Place them on a microwave-safe plate and cook them on high for 3 minutes or until the chips are dry and crisp.

– Remove and cool.

– Store in an airtight container.

– Serve as a snack.

Chocolate Cake


Plain Chocolate – 50 gms, Butter – 50 gms, Dark Brown Sugar – 50 gms, soft, Maida – 50 gms, Egg – 1, beaten, Vanilla Extract – 1/4 tsp, Cocoa Powder – 1 tsp + extra for sprinking, Salt – a small pinch, Icing Sugar (optional)


– Line a microwaveable glass bowl with greaseproof paper.

– Add the chocolate, butter and sugar into it.

– Place it in the microwave and cook on full powder for 30 seconds or until melted.

– Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.

– Pour into the bowl and microwave on full powder for 3 to 4 minutes or until just set.

– Allow it to cool.

– Sprinkle cocoa powder (or icing sugar) on top.

– Serve.

Cheesy Vegetable Bake


Potatoes – 500 gms, peeled, thinly sliced, Butternut – 500 gms, peeled, thinly sliced, Red Onion – 1, thinly sliced, Courgettes – 250 gms, thinly sliced, Tomata Puree – 1 cup, Parmesan Cheese – 1/2 cup, grated, Thyme – 1 tblsp, chopped, Parsley – 2 tblsp, Garlic – 2 tsp, crushed, Butter – 60 to 75 gms, softened, Salt as per taste, Black Pepper Powder as per taste


– In a bowl combine the butter, thyme, parsley and garlic.

– Place the potatoes onto the base of the greased ovenproof dish.

– Spread 1/3rd of the butter mixture over the potatoes.

– Add salt and pepper as per taste.

– Arrange the butternut and onion on top.

– Spread another 1/3rd of the butter mixture.

– Add salt and pepper.

– Top off with a layer of courgettes and the remaining butter mixturee.

– Spread the tomato puree evenly over the top.

– Cover and bake in a microwave for 45 minutes.

– Remove and sprinkle the cheese on top. 1

– Return to the microwave and bake uncovered for 12 to 15 minutes till golden brown.

– Serve with garlic bread.

Mysore Pak


Besan powder – 1/2 cup, Powdered sugar: 1 cup, Ghee – 1/2 cup, Milk – 2 tsp


– Melt ghee in a microwave for one minute on high.

– Now mix all the ingredients in the melted ghee.

– Mix well.

– Microwave the mixture for three minutes.

– Remove the mixture in between and mix well.

– Once you see bubbles forming on the mixture, remove and mix nicely and pour over a greased plate.

– After 10 minutes cut into pieces.

– Remove after it cools completely.


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