Stuffed Tomatoes in Malai Gravy



Tomatoes- 6 ( try to choose tomatoes that are broad and have a flat base for this recipe ) 


Oil- 1tsp 


Salt- ½ tsp 


For the filling 


Potato- ½ cup (boiled, peeled and grated) 


Paneer- 1 cup (grated) 


Cheese- 2tbsp (grated. I used 2 cheese slices broken into small pieces ) 


Salt to taste 


Raisins- 8-10 


Cashew nuts- 4-5 (broken) 


Coriander- 2tbsp (chopped) 


Green chilli- 1 (chopped) 


Garam masala powder- ½ tsp 


For the gravy 


Ghee- 2tbsp 


Oil- 2tbsp 


Black peppercorn- 4-5 


Cloves- 4-5 


Black cardamom- 2 


Cinnamon stick- 1 inch 


piece Bay leaf- 1


Onion- 1 and ½ cup (chopped) 


Ginger garlic paste- 2tsp 


Green chili- 2-3 (slit into halves) 


Coriander powder- 2tsp 


Red chili powder- ½ tsp 


Turmeric powder- ½ tsp 


Garam masala powder- ½ tsp 


White pepper powder- ½ tsp 


Salt to taste Khoya- 4tbsp 


Lemon juice- 2tsp 


Honey- 1tsp 


Fresh cream- 3tbsp


Method of preparation 


For the filling Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.


Method of preparation For the tomatoes 


Remove the top of the tomatoes and scoop the flesh from inside. 


Puree the pulp in a blender. Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees C. 


Mix oil and salt in a bowl and apply it on the skin of the tomatoes. 


Fill the tomatoes with the filling and bake for 10-12 minutes. 


Remove from the oven and serve on top of the gravy.


Method of preparation For the gravy Heat ghee and oil in a pan. 


When the oil is hot, add black peppercorn, cloves, black cardamom, cinnamon stick and bay leaf. 


Fry for 15 seconds. Add onion and fry for 3-4 minutes. 


Add ginger garlic paste and fry till onion turns golden brown.


Method of preparation


Add tomato puree that we made from the tomato pulp and green chili and cook for a minute. 


Add coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, white pepper powder and salt and cook for 3 minutes. Add khoya and cook for a minute. Add lemon juice, honey and 12 cup water and cook for a minute. 


Add cream and cook for another minute. Desk: Asianet Online