Microwave ovens are stainless steel boxes that help us in cooking, heating, defrosting, roasting, grilling and baking food and convert electrical energy into heat energy with the help of electromagnetic waves or microwaves.
Grill microwave ovens are also called two-in-one that combines the features of solo/standard and grill ovens because they have dual energy source, in addition to ‘Magnetron’ they have a heating coil cavity walls. This makes it more versatile because apart from the basic functions of a solo oven like cooking, heating and defrosting it can also grill and roast and allows you to enjoy roasted/grilled chicken right at home. Grill microwave oven are solo microwave oven with additional capability. Their typical size varies from 18 - 28 litres and has a price tag anywhere between Rs.5000 - Rs.15000
The grill microwave ovens have heating coils on its cavity walls which is used for grilling, broiling and roasting function like grilling chicken legs or roasting paneer. It is very useful in browning foods on its surface like roasting and grilling fish, paneer or chicken you can use both the microwaving as well as grilling function together for better results. The bottom line is you get the advantage of boiling/defrosting with roasting and grilling.
A grill microwave oven is a solo+grill oven but not a convection oven hence it can’t bake or crisp breads, cakes, cookies etc. The only function that it misses is the convection function that has a hot blower fan inside the cavity to circulate the hot air for giving the barbeque or baking oven effect. Before purchasing a grill microwave oven you can compare the prices with a List of grill microwave oven available in India.