Before choosing the product, you could consider the following inputs and that may
help you decide on the microwave that best suits your requirements.
Types of Microwaves that are available
Solo microwave or basic microwave
You can cook, heat food and defrost frozen food in this microwave. It has a low
Microwave with grill
Solo or basic microwave does not support the function of baking. But with the help
of a grill microwave you can bake items similar to a conventional oven.
Microwave with both grill and convection
Convection microwave comes with an inbuilt fan which throws air to keep a balanced
level of temperature inside. This provides uniform heat to the food being cooked
in it. Convection microwave is also used to make food crispy.
How to select the size?
This depends on the number of family members and how often you use the microwave.
In India a microwave is used more to help in cooking than to actually cook the food.
So for a family of 4 you can purchase 18-20 litre microwave. For each family member
more than 4, you can increase microwave size by 2 litres per member.