How To Boil Potatoes In Microwave With Step By Step Pictures And A Quick Recipe Video
How To Boil Potatoes In microwave?
There are times when you don’t have the access to the gas stove or pressure cooker and you still need to boil potatoes. It is very easy to Boil Potatoes in a Microwave. The method that I have followed doesn’t require any polythene bag or aluminum foil. The time required depends on the power of the microwave but it takes approximately 5-7 minutes to boil the potatoes.
Disclaimer: The potatoes boiled in the microwave have a texture different from the ones boiled using a pressure cooker, but they work as a good substitute in case of need/emergency.
How to Boil Potatoes in Microwave Recipe
Method of How To Boil Potatoes in Microwave
1. Wash the potatoes
Wash the potatoes properly. Make sure they are moist, do not wipe them. Some moisture is essential for boiling the potatoes.
2. Poke the potatoes
Use a fork and poke the potatoes from all sides.
3. Put the potatoes in the microwave
Put potatoes on a microwave-safe plate and place it in the microwave on the highest power for 2-3 minutes. Thereafter just rotate the potatoes and microwave for another 2 minutes. Take them out. Let them cool till workable. Peel and use. Be careful while doing this step. Potatoes will be super hot at this stage.
4. Ready to use
Potatoes are ready to be used.
- Placing a glass of water in the center prevents wrinkling of potatoes.
- You can use potatoes in a lot of Indian breakfast recipes.
- For Indian breakfast recipes click —->HERE.
Watch Video – How to Boil Potatoes without Plastic Bag
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