Microwave Recipe: Shahi Kheer



50 gm basmati rice
2 cups toned milk
100 gm sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom pd (elaichi powder)
dry fruits of your choice (cashew nuts, almonds, pista, raisins)


1. Wash and soak rice for 15-20 min. Drain the water.

2. In a deep microwave safe bowl, mix milk, rice and cardamom powder and boil at 100% power for 7-8 min. Stir in between. Then microwave again at 50% power for 5-6 min.

3. Add sugar and microwave at 50% power for 8-10 min. Allow to stand for 5 min.

4. Garnish with chopped nuts of your choice. Serve hot or chilled.

Microwave recipe: Suji Halwa

Suji Halwa:


1/2 Cup Semolina (Suji),
2 Cup water,
1/2 Cup sugar
1 tbsp ghee
1 silver foil
1 tbsp dry fruits of your choice


1. In a microwave safe bowl, mix water and sugar and microwave at 100% power for 5 min. Keep the syrup aside.

2. In another microwave safe bowl, heat ghee at 100% power for 1 min.

3. Add suji and roast for 5-6 min. at 80% power to roast. Stir in between.

4. Mix the hot sugar syrup to roasted suji and mix. Microwave covered for 6-7 min. at 80% power. Stir in between.

5. Allow to stand for 5 min. Garnish with silver foil and dry fruits of your choice.

Microwave cleaning and care

1. Turn of the oven and remove the power plug from the wall socket before cleaning.

2. Keep the inside of the oven clean. When food splatters or spilled liquids adhere to oven walls wipe with a damp cloth. Mild detergent may be used if the oven gets very dirty. Avoid the use of spray or other harsh cleaners as they may stain, streak or dull the door surface.

3. The outside surface should be cleaned with a damp cloth. To prevent damage to the operating parts inside the oven, water should not be allowed to seep into the ventilation openings.

4. Wipe the doors and windows on both sides, the door seals and adjacent parts frequently with a damp cloth to remove any spills or spatters. Do not use abrasive cleaner.

5. Do not allow the control panel to become wet. Clean with a soft damp cloth. When cleaning the control panel, leave oven door open to prevent oven from accidentally turning on.

6. If steam accumulates inside or around the outside of the oven door, wipe with a soft cloth. This may occur when microwave oven is operated under high humidity conditions and it is normal.

7. It is occasionally necessary to remove the glass tray for cleaning. Wash the tray in warm soapy water or in a dishwasher.

8. The roller ring and the oven floor should be cleaned regularly to avoid excessive noise. Simply wipe the bottom surface of the oven with mild detergent. The roller ring may be washed in a mild sudsy water or dishwasher. When removing the roller from cavity floor for cleaning, be sure to replace in proper position.

9. Remove odors from your oven by combining a cup of water with the juice and skin of lemon in a deep microwaveable bowl, microwave for 5 minutes. Wipe thoroughly and dry with a soft cloth.

10. When it becomes necessary to replace the oven light, please consult the dealer or service technician.

Microwave utensils guide

1. The ideal material for a microwave utensil is transparent to microwave, it allows energy to pass through the containers and heat the food.

2. Microwave cannot penetrate metal, so metal utensils or dishes with metallic trim should not be used.
3. Do not use recycled paper products when microwave cooking, as they may contain small metal fragments which may cause sparks and/or fires.

4. Round/oval dishes rather than square/oblong ones are recommended, as food in corners tends to overcook.

5. Narrow strips of aluminum foil may be used to prevent overcooking of exposed areas. But be careful don't use too much and keep a distance of 1 inch between foil and cavity.

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Microwave cooking principles

1. Arrange load carefully. Place thickest areas towards outside of dish.

2. Watch cooking time. Cook for the shortest amount of time instead and add more as needed. Food severely overcooked can smoke or ignite.

3. Cover foods while cooking. Covers prevent spattering and help food to cook evenly.

4. Turn foods once during microwaving to speed cooking of such foods as chicken and hamburgers, large items like roasts must be turned over at least once.

5. Rearrange foods such as meatballs halfway through cooking both from top to bottom and from centre of the dish to the outside.

Microwave Recipe: Matar Paneer


Onion 2

Ginger 1

Garlic 3-4 cloves

Tomatoes 2-3 nos.

Oil 2tbsp

Sugar pinch

Matar 200 gms

Paneer (Cheese) 250 gms

Salt to taste

Red chilli powder to taste

Garam masala powder ¼ tsp

Coriander powder ½ tsp

Haldi ¼ tsp

Chopped coriander leaves


Put oil along with onion, ginger, garlic paste micro for 4 minutes then add tomato paste with all spices. Keep it again for micro for 4 minutes then add matar paneer along with water. Microwave for 10 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves. (For matar mushroom put chopped mushroom instead of paneer).

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Microwave Recipe: Mexican Rice

Ingredients :

Rice 1 cup
Water 2 Cups
Onion 2 chopped
Capsicum 1
Tomatoes 2
Oil 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Chilli powder to taste or 1 tsp
Garlic 8-10 hakes
Soya sauce ½ tsp


First mix the rice and water with salt. Cover the dish and micro for 12 minutes. Keep it aside. Take another dish put oil, chopped onions, garlic micro for 6 minutes till brown add chilli powder. Put strips cut capsicum micro for 2 minutes. Add stripscut tomatoes, soya sauce. Add all this in a boiled rice. Mix it well. Micro for 4 minutes. Serve hot.

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Microwave Recipe: Mushroom Soup


Mushroom 200gms (chopped)
Onion 1 (chopped)
Butter 2tsp
Garlic cloves 6pcs
Salt to taste
Black pepper pwd ¼ tsp
Water 5 cup
Cornflour 1 tsp
( dissolved in ¼ cup water)

White Sauce:-

Maida 2 tbsp
Butter 1 tbsp
Milk 150 mltr

Micro butter for 1 minute . Add maida stir Micro for 1 minute. Add milk, Micro for 3 min.


In a bowl heat butter for 1 minutes, add mushroom, onion, garlic and micro for 3 minutes. Add water, micro for for 4 minutes. Add white sauce, cornflour paste, salt and pepper. Micro for 3 minutes until the soup turns thick and creamy. Serve hot, Garnish with grated cheese.

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