Sanoli's Kitchen: PANEER STUFFED TOMATOES

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

PANEER STUFFED TOMATOES

Stuffed vegetables taste different and special. Go for stuffed Tomato whenever you feel like making a stuffed vegetable. They taste great. Paneer stuffed tomato is a delish starter, may use it as a side dish also.
INGREDIENTS:
4 nos tight Tomatoes
1 cup fresh Cottage Cheese (Paneer)
1/2 cup Green Peas (Frozen)
3 tbsps finely chopped Onion
1 tbsp finely chopped Garlic
1 tbsp Chopped Green Chillies
1 tbsp Chat masala
2 tbsps finely chopped Cilantro (Coriander Leaves)
1 tbsp Butter
1 tbsp shredded Cheese
1/2 tsp Black Pepper powder
Salt to taste


COOKING METHOD ON GAS TOP STOVE:
Grate or mash cottage cheese.  Heat butter in a wok. Fry garlic and onions till those get translucent. Add green peas, green chillies, pepper powder, chat masala, cilantro and salt in it. Stir for another 2-3 minutes. Add grated cottage cheese in it. Fold well. Stir for another 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cottage cheese filling is ready now.


Wash the tomatoes and set dry. Cut the top of tomato like a cap. Gently Scoop out the centers. Keep aside.


Stuff the tomatoes with this filling. Put shredded cheese on the top of the tomatoes.


Grease a baking tray, arrange stuffed tomotoes on that. Set oven to 400 F (200 C). Place the baking on the middle rack of preheated oven. Bake for 20 minutes.


Serve hot as starter or side dish.


COOKING METHOD IN MICROWAVE:
Grate or mash the cottage cheese. Put green peas in a microoven safe bowl and microwave for 2 minutes. Set dry. Keep it aside.


Wash the tomatoes and set dry. Cut the top of tomato like a cap. Gently Scoop out the centers. Keep aside.


Take a large bowl. Combine grated cottage cheese, green peas, chopped onions, chopped garlic, green chillies, chat masala, chopped cilantro, black pepper powder and salt in the bowl. Mix thoroughly.


Stuff the tomatoes with this filling. Put shredded cheese on the top of the tomatoes.


Grease a micro-safe bowl/tray with butter. Grease outside of the tomatoes with butter. Arrange tomatoes on the microwave safe bowl/tray. Heat the bowl/tray in microwave for 3 minutes. Keep it on stand time for another 5 minutes.

Serve hot as starter or side dish.

TIPS: If it is for kid's, don't use green chillies and reduce the amount of black pepper powder.
Linking this to The Master Chef Contest @ You Too Can Cook - Indian Food Recipes


Linking this to Srivalli's Microwave Easy Cooking Event happening now @ Priya's Versatile Recipes


25 comments:

  1. looks very colorful stuffing..

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    1. Thanks a lot PT for your continuous support.

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  2. 1st time here.. very useful blog! I like the step wise pics

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    1. Thanks for viewing my recipes and leaving comment here.

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  3. lovely recipe.....looking yummy and delicious :)

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  4. Wow wat a stunning and droolworthy stuffed tomatoes, thanks a lot for sending to MEC.

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  5. Yummy yum stuffing,Sanoli..beautiful clicks too,tempting!!

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  6. wow... fabulous recipe.... looks delicious...

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  7. looks tempting. first time on your space and happy to follow you. do visit me in your spare time.



    sharanya

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    1. Yeh sure dear. Thanks for viewing and following me.

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  8. Nice filling and a kids delight sanoli.

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    1. Thanks for your reminder. I linked it with you event, kid's delight.

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  9. Great one !! Shall tell Jessie..

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  10. hi sanoli how are u
    i came to your blog from i think reshmi blog


    u hv nice space here and i chanced upon this dish

    i recently bought a microwave convection oven

    havent made anything yet except heating and making pizza hehe

    this dish intrigued me and i wonder if it can be used in gravy too.

    do visit my space when u get time, glad to follow u here

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