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Stuffed Tomato in Makhmali Gravy

Stuffed Tomato in Makhmali Gravy. Rich, creamy stuffed tomatoes are served with a luscious silky smooth gravy. The star of this dish is undoubtedly tomatoes and this dish is a perfect dish to serve on any special occasion.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian Cuisine.


For Stuffed Tomto1

  • 4 Firm Rip Tomato (I prefer vine ripe)
  • 1 Cup Paneer/Tofu(Grated)
  • ½ Cup Potato,boiled and grated ot mashed.
  • ½ Cup Mozarella cheese /Any Vegan cheese of your choice.
  • 10-12 Raisin
  • ½ Cup Chopped Cilantro
  • 1 Green Chili Chopped
  • 1 Tsp Garam masala powder
  • Salt according to the taste
  • 1 Tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp Grated Ginger

For Makhmali Gravy /Curry

  • 2 Tbsp Ghee/Avocado oil
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 Black Cardamom
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Large Onion ,chopped Finely
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 Tsp Kashmiri red chili powder(optional)
  • ½ Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ Tsp Garam masala powder
  • 8 Oz Tomato puree if using home made ,its 1.5 cups
  • ½ Cup Heavy cream/Thick coconut cream
  • 1 Tsp Sugar
  • Salt,according to the taste
  • Pinch of kasoori methi


How to make stuffed tomato

  • Remove the top of the tomato and scoop the seeds and everything from inside .Make it hollow .Do it very carefully.
  • Mix everything properly Keep it on the counter for 5 minutes .
  • Pre heat the oven on 350 fAlternatively you can pre heat the air fryer to 370 f..
  • Fill everything inside the tomatoes .
  • Sprinkle some cheese on top.
  • Brush little oil on the tomatoes.
  • Bake /Air fry them for 15 minutes.
  • Your baking time can vary depending on your oven and tomato size.Air frying will take less time .
  • Remove them in a plater after they are ice and golden.

How to make Gravy/Curry

  • Heat oil in a pan .
  • When its hot add all the whole spices.
  • Add onion and saute on medium flame for 3-4 minutes till they look translucent .
  • Add ginger galic paste to it.Saute till raw smell is gone.
  • Add all the dry spices to it Stir for 30 seconds and add tomato puree to it ..
  • Add salt at this moment .Keep it mild .
  • Saute the spice mix for 4-5 minute on low flame .If you think its stccking to the bottom add one tbsp of water .
  • After it releases oil add cream ,kasoori methi and around ½ cup of water .
  • Let it cook on slow flame for 1 more minute.Taste the seasoning .
  • Remove from the stove and serve it in platter .
  • Enjoy makhmali gravy topped with stuffed tomato.