Plain Stuffed Tomatoes

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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  • 8 to 10 - medium rounded tomatoes
  • 2 - boiled and mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup - mixed boiled vegetables, chopped (carrot, beans, peas)
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - each chilli powder, turmeric and dhania powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - each jeera, mustard seeds
  • 2 - red chillies dry, crushed
  • 1 tbsp - grated cheese
  • chopped coriander

How to Make Plain Stuffed Tomatoes

  • Cut the top of the tomato horizontally (like a cap). Scoop out the seeds. Chop the cut tops finely. Heat oil in a karai (vessel) add jeera and mustard seeds. When they splutter, add the chopped tomatoes and fry for one minute. Add all dry masalas and fry a minute more. Add the potatoes, vegetables and hulled seeds. Mix well and cook for a minute. Stuff the tomatoes with filling. Top with grated cheese and coriander. Place tomatoes in a cooker container. Dot with butter. Pressure cook for one whistle. Serve hot with naan, roti or paratha.