Vegetable Makhanwala ( Microwave Recipe)

Vegetable Makhanwala ( Microwave Recipe)

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Vegetables simmered in a rich tomato gravy.

Vegetable Makhanwala ( Microwave Recipe) recipe - How to make Vegetable Makhanwala ( Microwave Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1/2 cup chopped french beans
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1/2 cup green peas
1/2 cup cauliflower florets
1 onion , sliced
1/4 cup baby corn , sliced
12 mm piece ginger (adrak)
3 garlic (lehsun) cloves
3 large tomatoes , sliced
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp garam masala
4 tbsp fresh cream
1/2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
2 tsp sugar
4 tbsp butter
salt to taste

For The Garnish
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp butter

  1. Combine the onion, ginger, garlic, tomatoes, turmeric powder and chilli powder in a glass bowl. Microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  2. Blend this mixture in a liquidiser to get a smooth puree. Keep aside.
  3. Put 2 tablespoons of butter and the cumin seeds in another glass bowl and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  4. Add the french beans, carrots, green peas, baby corn and cauliflower, cover with a lid and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Keep aside.
  5. In another glass bowl, add the remaining butter, cooked puree, vegetables, garam masala, cream, kasuri methi, sugar and salt and mix well. Microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with the chopped coriander and butter.
Nutrient values per
Energy197 cal
Protein3.2 g
Carbohydrates13.8 g
Fiber3.7 g
Fat14.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A849.5 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.5 mg
Vitamin C28.1 mg
Folic Acid29.8 mcg
Calcium65.7 mg
Iron1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium122.4 mg
Potassium190.8 mg
Zinc0.3 mg


Vegetable Makhanwala ( Microwave Recipe)
 on 22 Aug 18 07:06 AM

Tried this recipe about 14 years back and I still cherish it. I did it as is and also used broccoli. It turned out good.
Tarla Dalal
22 Aug 18 09:58 AM
   Hi Madhurivitta, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!