Stuffed Tomatoes in Malai Gravy

Ingredients 

 

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.

 

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