stuffed tomatoes Recipe

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What are stuffed tomatoes?

Crisp and juicy tomatoes, stuffed with flavorsome and spiced potato and paneer mixture, topped with grated cheese, baked till tender yet firm; are stuffed tomatoes recipe. Stuffed tomatoes are great party appetizers and an interesting way to add tomatoes to the diet. It is a very customizable recipe and can be prepared in a number of ways using different stuffing. Further, the recipe can also be used to make bharwa tomato or stuffed tomatoes with gravy, which is another interesting main course dish.

Let’s talk about the ingredients required for Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe:

Tomato is red but is an evergreen vegetable. I know that was not funny! Okay, so tomatoes are available throughout the year. And with some tomato recipes in hand, we can add tomatoes to our diet in a number of delicious ways such as tomato raita, tomato chutney, tomato puri, tomato rice, tomato soup, etc.

Here is all you need to make dry stuffed tomatoes recipe:

Tomatoes: In India, I have seen 2 varieties of tomatoes. The desi tomatoes, which are round and tangier and the salad tomatoes, which are tall, less tangy and are preferred for soups, etc. For this recipe, we need the latter. The tomatoes should be firm.

Stuffing Ingredients: In this recipe, a potato and paneer stuffing has been used! No onion garlic has been added. Boiled potatoes have been cooked with few spices and paneer is added to make the stuffing.

Cheese: The stuffed tomatoes have been garnished with grated cheese and baked.

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If you are looking for some interesting and innovative starters recipes you might like chana cone garam, zucchini rolls, idli pakora, etc.

How to serve Stuffed Tomatoes?

Serve as party starters.

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How to make Stuffed Tomatoes?

1.This recipe serves 6 persons.

stuffed tomatoes Recipe

2.Cut off the top of the tomato and scoop out the seeds. Discard these.

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3.Heat a pan. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera). Let it splutter. Add 1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes.

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4.Further add salt to taste, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and ¼ tsp turmeric powder.

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5.Cook for a couple of minutes. Thereafter add in ½ cup crumbled paneer.

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6.Transfer the mixture in a bowl. Add 2 tbsp of grated cheese and 2 tbsp tomato ketchup. Mix well.

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7.Fill the mixture in hollow tomatoes.

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8.Top with grated cheese. Transfer the tomatoes to a bake dish. Bake at 180 degrees for 2-3 minutes.

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9.Serve hot. Bon appetite.

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Hi! I am CA Vini Mehta. A Chartered Accountant by profession, a food blogger by passion! First of all, I would like to thank you for stopping by at Viniscookbook, I hope you have a good time. Here, yo...u will find the recipes which have been tried, at times re-tried in my kitchen and relished on the dining table. I am mother of two kids and the wife of a person with a high and selective taste sense, so basically anything, before finding its place on the blog, has many levels to cross and clear. This journey started a couple of years back. Before that I was making the most usual kind of food. The only experiment used to be asking my mother how to make something new or different☺. Then, one day, I tried a recipe for butter cookies. And they did not get to go in the container as they were over before I could store them. That day I was introduced to the joy of experimenting with recipes. And I loved everything else that followed especially garnishing and photographing food. I am still not well versed with the photography dos and don’ts but I love to experiment and learn, be it photography or cooking. Hope you too enjoy this journey as much as I do☺! Stay healthy, stay tuned!.

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