Stuffed Tomatoes


Stuffed Tomatoes

Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
Servings: 4

Preparation Time: 25-30 minutes
Category: Veg


  • 1 medium size Green capsicum
  • 1 Medium size onion, finely chopped
  • 8 Tomatoes, medium size
  • 200 gms Cottage cheese/ Paneer
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil/any cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp coriander/cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seed
  • 1 tsp ginger, finely grated
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp Gram masala
  • 15 Almonds, powdered
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or / salt to taste


Step 1.

Grate paneer/ Cottage cheese. Finely chop coriander leaves, green chilies, capsicum and keep aside.

Step 2.

To make tomato cups, cut off a thin slice from the top of each tomato and remove the pulp. Cut off a thin slice from the bottom of the tomatoes so that they can stand upright. Keep aside.

Step 3.

Heat oil in a Kadahi / wok/ or non-stick pan add cumin seeds, when cumin starts spluttering, add onions, sauté the onions till light golden in colour. Add ginger, green chilies and capsicum to the pan and sauté. Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder and coriander leaves and mix.

Step 4.

Add cottage cheese ,salt, almond powder and mix everything well. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

Step 5.

Take the tomato cups, stuff them with the paneer/ cottage cheese mixture and arrange them in a microwave safe bowl.

Step 6.

Grill in a microwave for 4 minutes. Serve hot.