This is a quick and easy snack. You can also use it as a starter. I’ve tried some stuffing , you can try and make many many variations with it. So much fun!
Firstly, slice off very thin slices from the top and bottom of the tomatoes. Then cut the tomato into two pieces. Scoop out the centre carefully. It would look like this:
Now the tomato is ready to be stuffed.
I’ve tried out three themes for it, as I said, you can make many different varieties with this.
Mr. Tomato goes to Italy
Carrots – chopped into small pieces
Spring onions – finely chopped
Garlic – 4 cloves, chopped
Milk – 5 spoons
Cheese- one cube
Oil – one teaspoon
Heat the oil in a pan. Add garlic spring onions and carrots to it. After a min, add milk to it. Turn the flame off after a few seconds. Add grated cheese to this, and after it begins to melt, mix well. Add a pinch of salt. Let this mixture cool down.
Stuff this in the tomato and sprinkle some pepper powder over it and serve.
Mr. Tomato goes to China
Garlic – 5 cloves
Soya sauce – One teaspoon
Oil- 1 teaspoon
Pepper powder (as per taste)
Salt (as per taste)
Chop cabbage, carrot and capsicum into thin, long slices.
Heat the oil in a pan and add garlic and the chopped vegetables to this. Mix well and let this cook on a high flame for a couple of minutes. Then add salt according to taste and pepper powder. Add soya sauce to this and mix well. Let it cook for a minute. Turn off the flame and let this cool down.
Stuff this in the tomato and serve.
Mr. Tomato goes to India
Boiled potato – cut into small pieces
Amla – cut into very thin slices
Ginger – finely chopped
Tomato sauce – 2 teaspoons
Coriander for garnishing
Mix together all of these ingredients.
Stuff this in the tomato and garnish with coriander and serve.