How to make Chicken Stuffed Tomatoes -

Scooped out tomatoes stuffed with spicy chicken mince and cooked in a onion based gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken mince (चिकन कीमा), Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken Stuffed Tomatoes

Chicken Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

  • Chicken mince 1 cup

  • Tomatoes 4 large

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli 1

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Black peppercorns 7-8

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Cashewnut paste 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh cream ¼ cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped for garnishing


Step 1

Combine chicken mince, 1 teaspoon red chilli powder, salt and finely chopped green chilli in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Cut top and bottom parts of the tomatoes. Scoop out the pulp using a spoon to make tomato cups. Finely chop the pulp.

Step 3

Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, cardamoms and bay leaf and sauté till the butter turns brown.

Step 4

Add onions, mix and sauté for 2 minutes. Add chopped tomato pulp, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Add ginger-garlic paste, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add remaining red chilli powder, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Stuff the tomato cups with the chicken mince mixture.

Step 7

Add ½ cup water to the pan and stir to mix. Place the stuffed tomatoes in it, cover and cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes or till the chicken is fully cooked.

Step 8

Remove stuffed tomatoes and place in a serving bowl.

Step 9

Discard cinnamon and bay leaf from the pan and add cashewnut paste. Mix well.

Step 10

Add ½ cup water and stir to mix. Add salt, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Lower heat, add cream and mix well. Switch off heat.

Step 11

Pour gravy over the stuffed tomatoes, garnish with chopped coriander and serve immediately.

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