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Stuffed Tomato

quick to make

Recipe by Rachna Dubey of GUNA, IN

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 5-6 medium size Tomatoes / Tamatar
    • 100-150gms Paneer grated or mashed
    • 1 Onion finely chopped
    • Finely chopped Coriander leaves
    • 2 Green chili (finely chopped)
    • Salt,
    • Red chili powder to taste.
    • Gram Masala to taste
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1 tbsp grated cheese
    • 1 tbsp oil


    1. Wash the tomatoes and set dry.
    2. Cut the top of tomato (tamatar ) like a cap. Gently scoop out the center. Keep aside the scooped portion and chop the cut tops.
    3. Heat oil in a kadhai add chopped onions and green chilies till tender. Now add the pulp and chopped tomato and fry for a minute and all dry masalas and fry for a minute more.
    4. Add paneer ,mix well and cock for a minute. Fill tomatoes with the mixture.
    5.  Top with grated cheese and chopped coriander.
    6.  Place tomatoes in a cooker container. put little butter and pressure cook for one whistle. (or you can also bake it in a hot oven at 200 degree c for 20 minutes.
    7. Serve the stuffed paneer tomato hot.