How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave

How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave

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We are often stumped when we realise in the last minute that a dish calls for boiled potatoes. The thought of pressure cooking potatoes and waiting for the steam to release is bound to put you off! Not to worry. Head to the Microwave, pop in a potato and voila, you will have them cooked within minutes.

To boil potatoes in microwave, take 2 medium sized potatoes and place them on the microwave turntable. Remember not to peel them. In the centre of the turntable, place a glass of water. This is to avoid the potatoes from being wrinkled. Microwave them in HIGH for about 7 minutes. You can turn the potatoes once or twice in between for uniform cooking. Remove aloo from microwave, peel and use them. You can chop them, grate them or mash them as per the recipe.

If you don’t want to keep the glass of water, to steam potatoes in microwave, you can also prick the potatoes with a sharp knife at intervals. Then place them in the microwave and cook.

With this easy way to boil potato in microwave, you can make other aloo recipes like Aloo Palak Paratha and Bread Pakoda which has a potato stuffing.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 potatoes
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Ingredients


For How To Boil Potatoes In A Microwave
2 large potatoes

Method
    Method
  1. Place 2 whole large potatoes, with the skin, on the microwave turntable.
  2. Place a glass of water in the centre to prevent them from getting wrinkled. Microwave on high for 7 minutes or till cooked. Remove and peel.
  3. When cut into cubes it will yield 1½ cups.
  4. When mashed it will yield 1¼ cups.
Nutrient values per potatoe
Energy92 cal
Protein1.5 g
Carbohydrates21.5 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A22.8 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B31.1 mg
Vitamin C16.1 mg
Folic Acid16.1 mcg
Calcium9.5 mg
Iron0.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium10.4 mg
Potassium234.6 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

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How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave
 on 02 May 20 07:38 PM
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It worked to perfection. Thank you!
Tarla Dalal
05 May 20 11:53 AM
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How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave
 on 23 Dec 18 03:56 PM
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perfectly boiled potatoes in just 7 minutes
Tarla Dalal
25 Dec 18 09:16 AM
   Delighted to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes & share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
How To Make Potatoes In Microwave
 on 08 Oct 15 10:37 AM
5

Thanks for sharing the perfect method to boil potatoes in a microwave. I was always confused with this. I tried this method and it came out perfect.