Monday, 7 July 2014

Pakke Pakke Tamatar/ Ripe Stuffed Cherry Tomato

In the book Vegetarian Fare at Taj there are delicious pictures some of them are doable at home some need a lot of thought process for substitutes but the pictures are wow so very delicious!  One such a dish is Kacche Pakke Tamatar!

I could not get kacche cherry tamatar, which is raw cherry tomatoes and so I made it as a pakke pakke tamatar.  You could use 1 cup of raw  cherry and 1 cup of ripe tomatoes. 

Let’s get down straight to the recipe
Pakke Tamatar /Ripe Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
Recipe Source: Vegetarian Fare at Taj
½ cup besan/ Chana dal flour
A pinch of asafoetida
2 tsp saunf/fennel seeds
2 tsp red chilli powder
½ tsp kasuri methi/dried fenugreek leaf
2 tsp mint leaves, chopped
 1 tsp garam masala
½ tsp dried amchur powder/ dried mango powder
1 tblspn + 1 tsp oil
¼ cup onions, chopped
¼ cup paneer, crumbled
200 grms /2 cup of cherry tomatoes
Salt to taste

In a hot kadhai/wok add the besan, asafoetida, saunf, kasuri methi, mint leaves, garam masala, and amchur powder dry roast the mixture stirring constantly till you get an aroma.
Remove from the flame and add salt,  1 tsp oil, onions and paneer. Mix well. Set aside.
Scoop out the insides of the tomato and fill the flour mixture.
Heat oil in the same kadhai/wok and toss the tomatoes till it cooks. Take care not to overcook and soften the tomatoes .
Serve hot with rotis.

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  1. Looks delicious! First time here, lovely blog! Happy to follow you!

  2. wow wow those cherry tomatoes looks too cute and such an tempting curry :) looks super delicious !!

  3. Looks very good Archana, I have not cooked with cherry tomatoes..

  4. the stuffing seems so flavorful


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