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Chickpea Paneer Stuffed Tomato Quarters Recipe

Chickpea Paneer Stuffed Tomato Quarters is a popular Indian Salad
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On :
Thursday, 25 May, 2017
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Salad Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 3
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 3 - firm medium, same sized Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup - salad leaves, chopped finely
  • 5-6 - whole green fresh salad leaves
  • 1/2 cup - Spring onion greens finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - grated Paneer
  • 1 tbsp - thinly sliced Lemon rind
  • For filling:
  • 1 cup - chickpeas, soaked overnight
  • 1/4 cup - grated Paneer
  • 1 Onion - finely chopped
  • 2-3 - Garlic flakes, crushed finely
  • 1 inch - ginger, grated
  • 3-4 - green chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - tahini sauce
  • 1 tsp - soya sauce
  • 1 tsp - Lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • How to Make Chickpea Paneer Stuffed Tomato Quarters:

    1. For filling:
    2. Pressure cook chickpeas in plenty of water till they become very soft. (6-7 whistles)
    3. Remove it, drain and grind to a coarse paste before keeping it aside till required.
    4. Heat oil in a heavy pan, add ginger, garlic, green chillies and stir for a minute.
    5. Add onions, stir fry till it turns light pink and becomes transparent.
    6. Add chickpea paste, sauces, lemon juice, salt and stir gently.
    7. Cook it on low heat, till paste forms a soft lump.
    8. Keep it aside to let it cool.
    9. Make a vertical slit in, scoop out inside very carefully.
    10. Take care not to damage the shell of the tomatoes.
    11. Gently stuff the chickpea mixture into each tomato with a small spoon.
    12. Chill stuffed tomatoes for 15-20 minutes or till required.
    13. Just before serving:
    14. Spread out the whole salad leaves on a serving plate.
    15. Cut each tomato carefully into 4 quarters (vertically).
    16. Press pyramidal mixture inside to make a slight depression.
    17. Garnish with chopped leaves, spring onion, greens, lemon rind, grated paneer. Serve chilled.




     

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