Indian Stuffed Tomatoes

Stuffed Tomatoes

I always consider tomatoes as my saviar. The best part is they are easily available, even in a  corner shop. You don’t have to visit Asian store or any special store to buy them.

Umpteen number of dishes can be made from Tomatoes. It is a basic and key ingredients in most of the Indian curries.

My hubby’s favourite is this one!

Serves 4-5


  • Medium sizes Tomatoes  15
  • Grated Paneer (Indian Cheese) 1 Cup
  • 1 big onion chopped
  • Garlic paste 2 tspTomato
  • Ginger Paste 1 tsp
  • 1 green chili finely chopped
  • Coriander leaves 1 handful chopped
  • Peanuts coarsely powdered 1/4 cup
  • Chilli Powder 2 tsp or to taste
  • Coriander Powder 1 and 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin Powder 1 and 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala  1 tsp
  • Turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Oil 2 tbsp



  • Wash and cut the small upper part of Tomatoes.
  • Remove the inner part of tomatoes with a spoon and purée it. Add grated Paneer to make stuffing.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add in onions and sauté  Add Garlic  ginger paste and chopped chilli. Fry for a minute. Take this mixture out in the plate of stuffing.
  • Add all other ingredients except and oil and cumin seeds to make stuffing. Tomato Stuffing
  • Stuff the tomatoes one by one.
  • Heat Oil in a kadhai or a big pan and put cumin seeds when the oil is ready for tadaka.
  • Place all the stuffed tomatoes in the pan now. Add 1/2  cup of water. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with Chapati /Paratha or Rice.

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2 thoughts on “Indian Stuffed Tomatoes

  1. Mugdha Ashtaputre November 2, 2012 at 7:18 pm Reply

    Looks yummy.can’t wait to make this dish.thanks.

  2. Aditi November 2, 2012 at 9:36 pm Reply

    Thanks Mugdha!

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