Corn Stuffed Tomatoes

Corn Stuffed Tomatoes veg

easy

Prep: 15 minutes

cook

Cook: 10 minutes

easy

Method: Moderate

snack

Course: Main Course

Main Course

Type: Fusion

Key Ingredients:

Ideal for the weight watchers, it is not only low calorie but also very nutritious

Ingredients

  • Medium tomatoes 3
  • Corn kernels, boiled ½ cup
  • Medium onion, finely chopped ½
  • Green capsicum, finely chopped ¼
  • Medium cucumber, peeled and finely chopped 1
  • Low fat cottage cheese (paneer), grated 2 tbsps
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Black peppercorns, crushed ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Buttermilk for dressing
  • Lettuce leaves to serve

Methods

  • Boil sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan, add tomatoes and blanch for 2 minutes, drain and soak them in a bowl of cold water.
  • Remove their skin and gently scoop the flesh and the seeds.
  • Put onion, capsicum, cucumber, corn kernels and cottage cheese in another bowl. Add red chilli powder, crushed black peppercorns and salt and mix.
  • Add buttermilk and mix well. Stuff the hollowed out tomatoes with this mixture.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, keep the stuffed tomatoes in it and cook on high heat till they are evenly cooked on all sides. Take care not to overcook wherein they will lose their shape.
  • Line a serving platter with lettuce leaves, place the tomatoes on them and serve immediately.