4 Indian Non-Vegetarian Dishes You Can Cook In A Microwave
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In today’s fast-paced life when everyone is swamped with work, cooking an elaborate and wholesome meal is replaced by quick meals and takeaways. At such a time, smart kitchen technology comes to our rescue. Whether we are going out to work or are working from home in the post-pandemic world, cooking is one thing we cannot escape. And while juggling work and household chores, the only thing we wish for is an easy way to cook quickly. And that is exactly when the microwave can come in handy. A microwave not only saves time, but also cooks a meal as good as one prepared on a gas stove. Yes, you read that right. 

Microwave cooking isn’t limited to just baked goods like cakes and cookies, but can also go beyond to prepare your favourite chicken and mutton curries as well as biryanis. Yes, you can make mouth-watering desi non-vegetarian curries in a microwave.

And if you are thinking how one can go about cooking such elaborate delicacies in a microwave, fret not. As we have got some of the best Indian non-vegetarian recipes that you can try at home in a microwave at home. 

1. Murgh Mussalam 

A whole lot of spices and herbs come together with yoghurt to marinate the chicken overnight and saute it in hot oil the next day, before cooking in the microwave from both sides. Garlic, red chillies, peppercorns, cinnamon and many spices and herbs give this dish an incredible flavour.  

2. Keema Kofta 

Minced meat mixed with green chillies, garlic, onion and coriander leaves cooked in a curry of onion, ginger and garlic is the speciality of this dish. And it can be simply cooked in the microwave in less than 30 minutes. Now, isn’t that amazing! 

3. Makhani Fish Curry 

What’s not to like about a fish curry cooked in milk, onion, pureed tomato, tomato ketchup, dried fenugreek leaves, yoghurt and crushed red pepper along with a paste of ginger, garlic and cumin? This smooth and delicious fish curry is best served with rice or pulao.  

4. Chicken Curry 

Wholesome chicken curry is a non-vegetarian food lover’s absolute favourite! Made in just about an hour, this chicken curry is cooked using chicken breast, slathered with some spices and condiments. Chicken is marinated with onion, garlic, ginger and spices, which is then refrigerated. The marinated chicken is simply microwaved until the chicken is cooked. 


Try these simple Indian microwave recipes at home and share your experience with us.