Jul 10, 2012

Stuffed Tomatoes with Gravy/ Bhurma Tamatar

After such a long period, nearby 2 months……start participating in Blogging Marathon……Really miss u lot to all my co-bloggers and her wonderful cuisines.
Now I’m again in form with BM#18, these time I choose Stuffed Dishes theme…so here is my 1st recipe…..”Stuffed Tomatoes with Gravy” or “Bhurma Tamatar”….

Under this recipe, we fry the tomatoes with stuffing and then serve the creamy and orangy gravy which is very delicious in taste with naan or laccha prantha’s. for more details you can visit on my another recipe ie Stuff Tomato Vada.


For Stuffing
4 Tomatoes
1 medium sized boiled and mashed potato
2 tbsp. grated cottage cheese
1 tsp. oil
½ tsp. cumin seeds
½ tsp. fine chopped green chillies
1 tbsp. fine chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp. coriander powder
1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
For Gravy
1 medium sized onion
1 cup tomatoes puree (3 tomatoes+2 green chillies+ 1 tsp. ginger)
1/4 cup cashew paste 
1/2 cup cream
Salt to taste
½ tsp. red chilli powder
½ tsp. cumin seeds
1 bay leaf
1 tbsp. clarify butter or ghee
1/2 tsp. garam masala
A pinch of sugar
1 tsp. kasuri methi
Enough water
For Garnishing
Whipped cream
Grated cottage cheese

For Stuffing
Take a 3-4 red tomatoes and scoop out the pulp. Keep aside for gravy. Now combine boiled and mashed potatoes, grated paneer, fresh coriander leaves, green chillies, salt, coriander powder and red chillies. Now heat the ghee in the pan on medium flame.  Add cumin seeds, when start crackle. Add potatoes mixture and mix well for 2 minutes. Fill the stuffing in each tomato equally. Grill the tomatoes in microwave or gas stove in wok as per convenience.
For Gravy
Heat the ghee in the non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and bay leaf, when start splutter. Add chopped onion and sauté till look golden brown. Now add tomato puree (Grind the tomatoes pulp, green chillies and ginger together for fine puree), when tomatoes starts leaving oil.  Add spices and cashew paste except salt and sugar, stir continuously for 5 minutes. Add sugar, cream and enough water for thick consistency gravy. In the end, add salt according to tastebuds.  Gravy is ready.
For Presentation
Add tomatoes in the bowl or plate…pour gravy on it sprinkle garam masala, grated paneer and cream. Ready to serve hot with naan or prantha.

Submit this stuffed recipe with following events:

Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#18

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