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Khaman Dhoklas . It includes Jhatpat Naashtas like Tandoori Aloo. All are modified in such a way that they provide the modern homemaker a guide to effortless cooking. So you cut down on cooking time and seal in the freshness as well. as you will learn from your own experience as well as from the handy tips given in this book. One Dish Meals like Ek Top Na Daal Bhaat as well as Desi Mithai like Sitafal Firni. of course. Swadisht Subziyan like Vatana nu Oondhiyu. making popcorn etc.š INTRODUCTION › T he microwave oven has revolutionized the way we cook. Methi Mutter Malai . Finally. blanching and steaming vegetables. fast clean up qualities of microwave cooking fit right into the life styles of today's busy homemakers. This book provides you recipes which make your everyday meals more flavoured as well as low in calories. You will be surprised at the numbers of recipes on Indian food that can be made in the microwave. Soggy and soft namkeens and nuts become crisp on microwaving for only a minute. Welcome to cooking Indian food the modern way. quickly and efficiently! . This book takes you on a culinary tour through every course of an Indian meal. Microwave cooking also tends to be low-fat and hence is good for calorie watchers. the microwave oven provides a host of new shortcuts and problem solvers for chores such as roasting papads. Vegetable Makhanwala. Little wonder then that microwave ovens have now earned a place in thousands of Indian homes. So what is it that makes microwave cooking so special? First. is the speed with which it heats and cooks food. The fast cooking.

. 61 JHATPAT NAASHTA Baby Corn Hara Masala .............................................................................. 45 Paneer in Quick White Gravy ............................. 43 Vegetable Makhanwala ................................................ 20 Tandoori Aloo ............................. 24 Sabudana Khichadi ... 17 Moong Dal Khandvi ......................................................... 22 Palak Methi na Muthia ......... 54 Kadai Paneer ........... 30 Khaman Dhokla ................. 28 Makai ni Khichadi ............................... 32 Doodhi Muthia ........................................................... 49 Jeera Aloo .............. 59 Vatana nu Oondhiyu ... 41 Khumb ki Subzi ......................... 57 Bateta nu Shaak ........................ 47 Oondhiya ............................................................... 34 Paneer Tikka ....................... 53 Phoolgobhi aur Mutter ki Kari ................... 38 .....š CONTENTS › SWAADISHT SUBZIYAN Paneer Palak .. 27 Cabbage Stuffed Capsicums ..........................................................

............. 90 Khaman Chilli Pickle ..... 100 Atta ka Sheera ....... 73 Ek Toap Na Daal Bhaat .... 97 Meetha Chawal ............................................................................................ 84 Gajar ka Halwa .................................................................................................. 76 Cabbage Rice .................................................................................................... 82 Spicy Pulao ..................................................................... 68 Turai aur Narial ........................................................ 66 Spicy Corn Curry .............. 101 Sooji ka Halwa ...............................................Methi Mutter Malai .. 92 DESI MITHAI DAL CHAWAL AUR ACHAAR Hariyali Dal ....................... 78 Fada ni Khichadi .......... 96 Sitafal Firni ........................................................ 98 Kaju Kopra Sheera . 80 Paneer Pulao ........ 87 Quick Carrot Pickle .................................... 63 Kaddu ki Subzi ............. 95 Gol Papdi .............. 102 ................................... 70 Masala Bhaat .......

A tasty combination of fenugreek leaves and green peas. (½”) piece ginger 1 clove garlic . Cooking time : 7 minutes. Preparation time : 20 minutes.š Methi Mutter Malai › cashewnuts and poppy seeds. 1½ cups chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves ¼ tsp cumin seeds (jeera) ½ cup green peas ½ cup milk 3 tbsp cream a pinch sugar 2 tbsp oil salt to taste To be ground into a paste 1 onion 1 green chilli 12 mm. Serves 2 to 3. enriched with cream.

. Remove and keep aside. 2. In another glass bowl. Add the milk. Then. add ½ teaspoon of salt and leave aside for 10 minutes. In a glass bowl. cream.2 tbsp cashewnuts 2 tsp poppy seeds (khus-khus) 1. 5. Wash the fenugreek leaves. combine the green peas with 2 tablespoons of water and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. combine 1 tablespoon of oil with the fenugreek leaves and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes. 4. squeeze out the water. add the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil. salt and the cooked fenugreek and green peas and microwave on HIGH for another 2 minutes. 3. In a glass bowl. Serve hot. the prepared paste and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes. sugar.

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1 cup baby corn. Preparation time : 10 minutes. Serves 2. chopped 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) Cooking time : 6 minutes. (½”) piece ginger 2 cloves garlic 1 green chilli 1 onion. .š Baby Corn Hara Masala › C hunks of baby corn cooked in a spicy coriander paste. cut into 4 lengthwise 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp sugar 2 tbsp oil salt to taste To be ground into a paste 1 cup chopped coriander 12 mm.

garnished with the sliced tomatoes and lemon wedges. salt and 2 tablespoons of water and mix well. add the oil and the prepared paste. Add the lemon juice and sugar. Serve hot.For the garnish 1 tbsp sliced tomatoes 4 lemon wedges 1. . Add the baby corn. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. In a glass bowl. Mix well. 2. Cover with a lid and microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes. 3.

Baby Corn Hara Masala .

Khaman Dhoklas .. Recipes included are Jhatpat Naashtas like Tandoori Aloo. She is the first to launch a bi-monthly food magazine. with over 3 million cookbooks sold to date. Vegetable Makhanwala.. ‘Cooking & More’.Sabudana Khichadi icrowave ovens have now earned a place in most Indian homes.. All recipes are modified in such a way that they provide the modern homemaker a guide to effortless cooking. Welcome to cooking Indian food the modern way. which is the best selling cookery magazine in India. One can whip up an entire Indian meal in the microwave. under her own name. One Dish Meals like Ek Top Na Daal Bhaat as well as Desi Mithai like Sitafal Firni. Swadisht Subziyan like Vatana nu Oondhiyu.quickly and efficiently! M ISBN 978-818646937-8 “Padma Shri” awardee.. . It also tends to be low-fat and hence is good for calorie watchers. Mrs Tarla Dalal is India's best selling author in any field. Methi Mutter Malai .

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