Easy Jalapenos stuffed with Potatoes – Microwave Recipe

8 medium Jalapeño Peppers ( halved and de-seeded)

2 boiled & mashed Potatoes

2 tbsp chopped onion

1 tbsp chopped garlic

1/8 tsp asafoetida powder

1/8 tsp turmeric powder

Salt to taste

1 cup shredded cheddar

1 tbsp cooking oil

1/8 Red chilli powder ( in case Jalapenos are not hot )

Method

In a microwave safe bowl , heat the oil on high for 30 seconds , add onion and garlic and heat again on high for 1 minute.

Add asafoetida powder , turmeric powder & chilli powder ( if using ) to onion garlic mix and stir. Add mashed potatoes. Sir well. Heat on high for 1 minute. Take it out and keep aside.

Stuff the Jalapeños with potato mix and top it with shredded cheddar. Put the stuffed jalapeños on a microwave safe baking tray. Heat the microwave on medium setting in combination mode for 7 minutes ( if your microwave has one ) or for 5 minutes on low setting in the normal microwave mode. Till the cheese melts.

Your stuffed Jalapenos are ready to eat.

ps : you may also stuff the jalapenos with pineapple ( just replace potatoes with pinapple ) for a spicy + sweet snack

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Spicy Corn Mix / Indian Corn Salsa / Corn Chaat- Easy Snacks

  • 2 cups corn kernels
  • 2 medium cubed boiled potato
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped raw mango (if available )
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 6-8 nacho chips / papdi ( broken into small pieces )
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp chopped green chilles
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tbsp Chaat Masala (  Easily available in Indian Stores)

Method

Mix all the ingredients together & Serve

Easy Soya Chunks in Gravy Microwave Recipe

Soya Chunks : 750 grams soaked in water 20 minutes

Onions : 2 large chopped finely

Ginger Garlic paste : 3 tbsp

Tomatoes : 2 large chopped

Tomato puree : 1 tbsp

Curd / Yoghurt : 1/2 cup

Cinnamon : 2 inches stick

Green Cardamom : 3 pods

Bay Leaves : 2

Garam Masala : 1/4 tsp

Chaat Masala : 1/4 tsp

Cumin Seeds : 1/4 tsp

Coriander Seeds : 1 /4 tsp

Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp

Red Chilli Powder : 1/2 tsp

Oil : 2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Method

In a microwave safe glass bowl add oil , heat on high for 30 seconds. Add cumin seeds , coriander seeds , bay leaves , cardamom & cinnamon and heat on high for 30 seconds.

Add onions , ginger-garlic paste , tomato puree & tomatoes. Microwave on high for 3 minutes. Add soya chunks , turmeric powder , red chilli powder. Mix well. Add 500 ml water. Cover and cook on high for 3 minutes. Add curd / yoghurt , mix well . Cover and cook on High for 5 minutes.

Your delicious Soya Chunks in Gravy is ready.

Indian Style Mashed Vegetables – Bhaji

  • Potatoes : 2 large ( boiled and grated )
  • Peas : 1/2 cup
  • Carrot : 2 (peeled and chopped)
  • Cauliflower : 1 cup(chopped)
  • Capsicum : 1/2 cup(chopped)
  • Onions : 2(chopped finely)
  • Ginger-garlic paste : 1 tsp.
  • Pav bhaji masala : 2 tbsp ( Easily available in all Indian Stores)
  • Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp.
  • Chilli powder : a pinch
  • Tomato puree : 1/2 cup
  • Butter : 4 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

For Serving

  • 2 medium onions finally chopped
  • 4 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Method

  • In a microwave safe bowl, put carrots, peas, cauliflower and capsicum ( you can choose any available vegetables). Add ½ cup water. Cover & microwave for 5 mins. Mash with a potato masher.
  • Put oil, onions, ginger-garlic paste, pav bhaji masala and turmeric. Mix well in a dish. Microwave for 5 minutes.
  • Add tomato puree, roughly mashed vegetables, potatoes, butter and salt. Add 1 cup water. Cover and microwave for 5-6 minutes. Mash all till the required consistency is achieved. Add Lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Garnisg with butter , chopped coriander and onion. Serve hot with buns.

Easy Tempered Mashed Potato in Microwave

  • 4 medium potatoes – peeled
  • 5 cloves garlic – chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 5 tbsp butter

For Indian style topping

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 pinch hing ( asafoetida)
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1-2 green chillies  (slit them in the middle)

Method

Pierce the peeled potatoes all over with a  knife and microwave on high power until tender, about 5 – 7 minutes. .Mash the potatoes using a fork. Set Aside

In a microwave safe bowl put the milk. Microwave on high until just simmering, about 45 seconds.

Add butter , garlic , salt , pepper & mashed potatoes to the bowl with milk. Continue mashing till the desired consistency is reached.

For The Tempering

In a microwave safe bowl , add butter , hing (Asafoetida) , green chillies, cumin seeds . Heat on High for 1 minute.

Add this tempering on the top of mashed potatoes, mix well.

Your tempered mashed potatoes are ready to eat.

Easy French Onion Soup in a Microwave

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large onions sliced
  • 5 cups vegetable stock
  • ¼ cup grated cheese
  • 5 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1/4 tsp  white pepper powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cup croutons

In a microwave safe bowl put  olive oil  and heat for 30 seconds , add onions and garlic and cook on high for 1 minute ( for slightly smoky flavour grill the whole onions first before slicing)

Add the vegetable stock, salt and pepper. Cover and microwave on medium for 15 minutes.

Top the soup with croutons and grated cheese. Microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds, soup is ready to be served.

Photo – Tropical Fruit Salad with Walnuts, Dark Chocolate & Vanilla Soy Ice Cream

Sounds yummy…

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It is hot here. We have a heat wave at the moment and with temperatures soaring over
the thermometer scale it was time for a fruit salad with treats… dark chocolate
and vanilla soy ice cream. Vegan all the way too !!!
Fruit I used were orange, mango, watermelon, rock melon, pineapple… delicious
Fruit Salad Soy Ice Cream

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