Vegetables are great for your health. They add fiber to your meals, help with your daily mineral and vitamin requirements, and keep your immunity levels intact. So, if you are struggling to find some amazing vegetarian recipes to cook in your oven toaster grill (OTG), don’t worry. Here is this ultimate guide for you and we packed it with delicious vegetarian recipes that will make your friends and family go gaga for second helpings. So, keep reading to know all about these mouthwatering and nutritious recipes, and get ready to cook some yummy vegetarian dishes at home.

Veg au gratin

To make this delicious vegetarian dish, you will need the following ingredients:

A white sauce made with:

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup full-cream milk
  • 1/4th tsp freshly ground black pepper

2 cups of boiled and chopped potatoes, carrots, beans, peas, cauliflower, or any other vegetable of your choosing

  • ½ chopped onions
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • ¾th cup grated cheese
  • 1/4th tsp of freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste

To make the dish, melt the butter in a pan, and fry the garlic and onion in it. Then add the boiled potato and vegetable mix and cook on medium heat for approximately two minutes. Pour the white sauce into the mix along with the salt, finely chopped coriander, freshly ground black pepper, and half the quantity of grated cheese. Mix and cook while stirring for 3-4 minutes. Remove from the flame, and transfer to a baking dish. Cover evenly with cheese and bake in a preheated OTG oven at 180 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until a golden-yellow color crust appears. Remove and cool slightly before serving.

Veggie overload pizza

For this crowd-pleaser dish you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 Pizza base, approximately 9 inches in diameter
  • 2 tbsp of pizza sauce
  • 1 cup of sliced bell peppers, green capsicum, onions, tomatoes, olives, jalapenos, or any other veggie mix of your choosing
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tsp of mixed herbs
  • ½ cup mozzarella and parmesan cheese
  • Salt to taste

Spread the pizza sauce evenly on the base, leaving some space at the edge. Lay the vegetables over the sauce. Now sprinkle with salt and add in the cheese. Spread evenly and then transfer on a pizza plate or the wire rack and bake in a preheated OTG at 180 degrees for approximately 10 minutes. Remove when a golden yellow color appears over the cheese and the pizza looks done. Sprinkle with a generous dose of mixed herbs and chili flakes. Slice and serve piping hot!

Savory tandoori potatoes

For this tasty starter that is a perfect party starter and an incredible snack, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 500g of boiled baby potatoes
  • 2 tbsp of cooking oil
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp tandoori masala
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp chaat masala (for serving)

To make this dish, massage the baby potatoes gently with a generous dose of the rest of the ingredients (except the chaat masala). Coat the mix evenly on each potato and lay over a baking dish. Preheat your OTG oven for baking at 200 degrees and bake the potatoes for 25 minutes or until done and crispy. Make sure to flip the potatoes onto the other side, halfway into the cooking time, to achieve even browning. Serve with a tangy dip and don’t forget to sprinkle the tandoori potatoes with a generous quantity of chaat masala for a savory punch!

Cheesy vegetable sandwich

For this easy and delicious recipe, you will need the following:

  • 4 slices of sandwich bread
  • ½ cup of mint and coriander chutney or a dressing of your choice
  • ½ cup of thinly sliced onions, cucumber, tomato, and bell peppers
  • ½ cup grated cheese
  • 2 tsp chili flakes
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter to grill

Coat two slices of bread on one side with the dressing or chutney. Add a generous quantity of grated cheese to it and then layer the vegetables. Sprinkle with salt, chili flakes, and some mixed herbs if you want. Top with more cheese and cover with another slice of bread lathered with butter. Repeat the same for the other slices and then grill in a preheated OTG at 180 degrees for 10 mins or until crispy and golden brown. Make sure you use the grill rack for this recipe.


Enjoy this cheesy sandwich with a mint-yogurt dip and surprise your loved ones with this tasty treat!


These are some tasty and delicious vegetarian recipes that you can easily make in your oven toaster grill (OTG) and surprise your guests and family with your cooking skills. So, stop fretting at mealtimes and let your OTG help you whip up lip-smacking vegetable dishes that will earn you tons of compliments, every time! Here are some more interesting recipes to cook in your OTG!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What food can be cooked in OTG?

A: In an OTG, you can cook a variety of foods, including vegetarian dishes, baked goods like cakes and cookies, roasted vegetables, grilled paneer, and homemade bread. Its versatility makes it perfect for experimenting with different recipes.

Q: Is cooking in OTG healthy?

A: Yes, cooking in an OTG can be healthy as it allows for baking, grilling, and roasting without the need for excessive oil, preserving the nutrients in food while reducing fat content.

Q: Is baking possible in OTG?

A: Absolutely, baking is one of the primary functions of an OTG. It's ideal for baking cakes, cookies, bread, and pastries, offering precise temperature control for perfect results.

Q: How many Litres of OTG is best for baking?

A: The best size of OTG for baking depends on your needs. For small families or occasional baking, a 20 to 30-litre OTG is suitable. For larger families or regular baking, consider a 40 to 60-litre OTG to accommodate multiple dishes at once.