Paneer Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Paneer Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe
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Often vegetarian cooking poses problems for hardcore meat eaters, since to think of variety is a bit taxing. But try this simple recipe where the humble tomatoes are stuffed with paneer, topped with cheese and then baked to perfection. Once you've prepared that, there's no looking back.
Paneer Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.5 / 10 (6 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 5-6 medium size Tomatoes
  • 150gm Paneer grated or mashed
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • Finely chopped Coriander leaves
  • 2 Green chilies (finely chopped)
  • Red chili powder to taste.
  • Gram Masala to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Grated cheese
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt
How to make Paneer Stuffed Tomatoes:
  • Wash the tomatoes and set dry.
  • Cut the top of tomato like a cap. Gently scoop out the centers. Keep aside the scooped portion and chop the cut tops.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai add chopped onions and green chilies till tender.
  • Now add the pulp of chopped tomatoes and fry for a minute and all dry masalas and fry for a minute more.
  • Add Paneer, mix well and cook for a minute.
  • Fill tomatoes with the mixture.
  • Top with grated cheese and chopped coriander.
  • Place tomatoes in a cooker container.
  • Put little butter and pressure cook for one whistle. (You can also bake it in a hot oven at 200 degree C for 20 minutes).
  • Paneer Stuffed Tomatoes is ready.