Indian Stuffed Tomatoes


  • 6 tomatoes (firm, red and medium size)
  • 1 katori or 50 gm groundnuts soaked for 4 hours
  • 1 tsp green chili paste
  • 1 tsp jeera powder
  • 1 tbsp date paste (optional)
  • 1 tbsp coriander, chopped
  •  mix of grated vegetables like cabbage
  • 1 cup carrots


Cut tomatoes into half and scoop out the flesh. Rub salt on the inner rim and set aside to drain. Crush soaked groundnuts and mix with remaining seasoning but do not add salt. Stuff the tomatoes with the groundnut masala. Serve on a bed of grated vegetables in which some groundnut masala is mixed. Substitute groundnuts with grated carrots or crushed corn.

Serves 3-4