Fresh Tomatoes in Curd

Recipe by
Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Course: Salad Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Salad Recipes. You may also want to try Healthy Yum Talay (Spicy Seafood Salad), Best Nam Tom Kai Sod (Ground Chicken Salad), Easy Chicken Salad with Lemon Olive Oil Dressing

Rate This Recipe


  • 6 firm ripe Tomatoes
  • 2 cups - fresh curd, beaten
  • 1.5 cups - kabuli channa, boiled(1/2 cup when dry)
  • 2 tbsp - Channa dal
  • 1 tsp - ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp - Mint leaves,finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 1.5 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - sugar, powdered
  • 1 tbsp - cumin seeds, crushed
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - Tamarind chutney

How to Make Fresh Tomatoes in Curd

  • Quarter tomatoes and remove insides carefully.
  • Beat curd, add 1/2 cumin, salt to taste, 1/2 sugar, keep aside.
  • Keep the quartered tomato boats aside.
  • Pressure cook channa and dal till soft.
  • Drain and mash coarsely.
  • Add garam masala, red chilli, 1/2 sugar, cumin, salt, mint, ginger.
  • Heat in a heavy pan, stirring continuously, till a soft lump is formed.
  • Adjust seasoning and salt if required.
  • Fill each tomato quarter with this mixture, pressing down gently into hollow.
  • Arrange side by side in a shallow dish.
  • Pour seasoned curd over the quarters to cover all.
  • Drizzle tamarind chutney over it, and sprinkle a few pinches of red chilli powder.
  • Garnish by sprinkling chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve immediately, as a snack or a salad.