Tuesday, August 24, 2010


This is my mother-in-law's recipe and is one of my favorites.People who love hot & spicy food will definitely love it.Here follows the recipe=


  • 4 cluster or on the vine tomatoes
  • 1 medium size potato
  • 1 tbsp green peas
  • 1 tsp. finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 medium size onions+ 2 cloves garlic
  • salt according to taste
  • 2 tsp. red chilli powder+1 tsp.turmeric powder for filling
  • 2-3 tsp. red chilli powder,1/2 tsp.turmeric powder,1 tsp. corriander powder for gravy masala.
  • 1/2 cup water.
  • fenugreek seeds 1 tsp.
  • oil approx. 2 serving spoon.


  • Chop potato in tiny pieces,heat a pan and in 1 tsp. oil fry fenugreek seeds(methi seeds) till it turns dark brown.
  • Add chopped potato,peas and salt,chilli powder & turmeric powder,cover and let it cook.
  • When cooked,sprinkle cilantro and let it cool,the filling is ready.
  • Now wash the tomatoes and on the top cut it to fill the stuffing,but the top should not be completely detached.
  • Scoop out the juice and keep this aside in a bowl to be used later in masala.
  • Put the stuffing inside and if a little remains,it will be used in later stage.
  • Grind onion-garlic in a blender and in remaining oil,add methi seeds till it turns dark brown and then add onion -garlic paste + all the gravy masala & salt.
  • Fry the masala on slow heat for 8-9 nminutes,now add tomato juice and cut portions from the whole tomato and fry till it leaves oil.
  • Add leftover stuffing if any ,water and stuffed tomato and cover and cook untill tomatoes become tender.
  • Make sure they are not overcooked.
  • Enjoy with dal,chapati and rice.


  1. Very new recipe dear, enjoying it visually :)

  2. Thanx Priya,try it one day,you won't be disappointed.