micro wave cooking

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  1. kanaka Raghavan

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    baby corn masala
    1 cup baby corn
    1tsp lemon juice
    1tsp sugar
    2tbsp oil
    salt
    to be ground into paste
    1 cup chopped coriander leaves
    1 small piece ginger
    1 green chilli
    1 onion
    1 tsp jeere

    in a bowl add the oil and the paste.microwave high for 1 mt.add babycorn,salt,and tbsps of water and mix well.cover with lid and cook for 6mts on high. remove add lemon juice and sugar. mix well and serve.
    tandoori aloo
    1 cup baby potatoes
    1tbsp cream
    1/4 tsp kasuri methi
    1tbsp oil
    salt
    to be ground into paste
    4 kashmiri chillies
    1/2 piece ginger
    2 tsp corinder -cummin powder
    wash potaoesand pierce with fork.place them on the tuntable.place a cup of water in the centre to prevent the potatoes from getting wrinkled.microwave high for 5 mts.heat oil and add the paste and the salt. mix.microwave high for 1 mt.add the potaoes,cream and methi and microwave high for 2 mts. serve.
    cheese fondue
    1 cup milk
    3/4 cup cheese spread
    2 tbsps cornflour
    1 tsp chopped onions
    salt
    1 tsp butter
    dissolve cornflour in cold milk.mix onions and butter and microwave high for a mt.add milk,cheese spread,cornflour and salt.mix welland microwave high for 3 mts. stir in between.sprinkle peeper and mix well.
    cheesy cornflakes
    1 cup cornflakes
    1/4 roasted peanuts
    2tbsps grated cheese
    1/4 tsp chilli powder
    1 tsp butter
    salt
    mix butter and peanut an microwave high for 30 seconds.
    add all the other ingredientsand microwave high for 1 mt.cool and use.
    corn khichadi
    3 corn cobs grated
    1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    1/2tsp cummin seeds
    1/4 tsp asafoetida
    1 green chilli
    1tsp sugar
    juice of 1/2 lemon
    1tsp oil
    salt
    mix oil, mustard seeds,cumminseeds,asafoetida,and green chilli and microwave high for a mt.add corn,sugar,salt,sugar.water and microwave high for 5 mts.add lemon and mix well. serve.
    sago khichidi
    1 cup sago
    1/2 tsp roasted peanuts
    2 medium potatoes peeled and cut into cubes
    1/2 tsp jeera
    2 green chillies
    2 tsp oil
    salt
    wash sago. drain andkeep for 2 hrs.
    in bowl mix oil,cummin seeds,green chillies,and potatoes.cover and micowave high for 2 mts till potatoes are soft.add the soaked sago,peanuts and salt and mix and cover and cook for another2 mts on high.serve.
     
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    Microwave cooking

    Dear Kanaka

    Your receipes for microwave cooking are good. Could u tell me some recipes for cakes and biscuits in microwave. The problem is whenever I try cake in microwave it is getting burnt from center to bottom.

    With regards
    varudhini
     
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    chocolate cake
    1/2 cup maida
    1/4 tspsoda bi carb
    2 tbsps sour curds
    1 tbsp cocoa powder
    1/3 cup powdered sugar
    1/2 tsp vanilla essence
    1/4 cup melted butter
    mix curds and soda bi carb.sieve flour and cocoa powder. keep aside.heat1/4 cup of wateron high for a mt.add melted butter andsugar and mix well.add the flour mixture and curds and vanilla essenceand make a smooth batter.put it in 100 mm 4''greased and microwave high for 4 mts.remove and allow it to stand for 10 mts. use it as required.
     
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    shall post more tomorrow.thank u for the feed back. it made me very happy.
     
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    i tried 2 more receipes. they were really good.
    paneer in gravy
    1 cup paneer cut into small pieces
    1/4 tsp garam masala
    1/4 cup milk
    2tbsp ghee
    salt
    to be ground
    1 onion
    1tsp cashewnuts
    1 piece ginger
    mix ghee and the ground paste and microwave high for 2 mts.stirring after 1 mt.add the paneer, garam masala,milk, saltand 2 tbsp of water.microwave high for 3 mts. garnish with coriander leaves and serve.
    jeera aloo
    2 large potatoes cut like french fingers
    1tsp jeera
    1tsp turmeric powder
    1tsp chilli powder
    2 tsps coriander powder
    2tsps oil
    salt
    in a bowl add oila nd jeera and micowave high for a mt.then add reat of the ingredients and cover the bowl and cook microwave high for 6 mts.remove and serve.
    if u want to bake a dish microwave it just for25%of the time requiredin a coventional ovenif u are baking in micro high,or 50%of the timeif you are using medium temp bake mode.
    line the baking disheswith greased butter paper.
    if you over bake yourcake it tends to become hard.
    ghee biscuit
    maida-1 cup
    powdered sugar-3/4 cup
    ghee-1/2 cup
    soda-5 pinches
    essence few drops
    sieve maida and soda.add sugar.add ghee essence and mix well.make balls and place them in a greased micosafe tray with enough room.micro wave highfor 1mt and 30 seconds.
    dark chocolate peanut butter bites
    1 cup dark chocoate chopped
    1/2 cup peanut butter
    1/2 cup condensed milk
    combine chocolate and peanut butterand micowave high for a mt.add condensed milkand micowave high for 1 1/2 mts.pour in a greased plate.cool and cut and store.
     
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    feedabacks

    dear friends ihave not got any feedbacks for my receipes posted under misc.sections. i wonder ever whether anyone saw them your feedbacks are very very important to me....................................yours affly kanaka raghavan.
     
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    Hi

    Am sunita .I just wanted to know if u have te receipie for making bread pudding(its called somthing shahi turke ) in microwave
    thanks
     
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    Dear Kanaka,
    All your recipies are too tempting and too good. As we have got a new microwave Iam copying down all your recipies. In fact I saw your recipies first before seeing Mrs. Chitra's. Thanks for posting. Keep posting. Want to learn a lot of microwave cooking. Looking for more posts
     
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    hi kanaka,

    Nice to see microwave recipes and the recipes are very tempting especially the chocolate cake. I will try and let u know.
     
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    Easy Coconut Cake

    Hi Kanaka,

    Very good recipes. :2thumbsup: I think you will not mind if I post here.:wink:



    Easy Coconut Cake

    Ingredients

    2 cups flour (maida)
    1 cup melted ghee or butter
    1 cup water
    1 cup dry coconut powder
    4 tea spoons sugar
    1 tin condensed milk (300-400 gms)
    2 tea spoons of baking powder
    1/4 tea spoon of baking soda
    few drops of lemon juice
    chopped dry fruits

    Method

    Sieve the flour, baking powder, baking soda together at least 3 times.

    Take a mixing bowl and beat condensed milk, ghee, water and sugar for 5 minutes.

    Now mix the sieved ingredients and beat the whole mix for 5 minutes.

    In the end mix the dry coconut powder and few drops of lemon juice.

    Again beat the whole mix for about 2 minutes.

    Pour the mixture into greased pan.

    Sprinkle the dry fruits on the top and bake in a preheated oven for about 45-50

    minutes at180oC.

    Cool before slicing.

    Makes 15- 20 slices.

    Enjoy the Coconut Cake.
     

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