Stuffed Tomato ka Salan | How to make Stuffed Tomato ka Salan

By Debjani Dutta  |  26th Sep 2018  |  
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About Stuffed Tomato ka Salan Recipe

Salan is a popular Hyderabadi dish, which serve with biryani,but with stuffed tomato bring variation .

Stuffed Tomato ka Salan

Ingredients to make Stuffed Tomato ka Salan

  • For stuffed tomatoes:
  • 6 tomatoes
  • 150 gram minced chicken
  • 1 cup grated potato
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup curd
  • For Salan:
  • 2 tbsp peanut
  • 1+ 1/2 tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion (Sliced)
  • 1/2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 14-15 curry leaves
  • 2 cups of water or adjust as needed
  • salt to taste
  • tamarind one small lemon sized ball
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 3-4 green chillies
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves (optional)

How to make Stuffed Tomato ka Salan

  1. Firstly slice off the tops of the tomatoes and scoop out all the pulp
  2. Marinate minced chicken for 10 minutes with curd, chilli powder, ginger paste, garlic paste and salt.
  3. To make stuffing,heat oil in a pan,add chopped onion and fry them till they turn soft.
  4. Add garlic paste and saute it for couple of minutes,then add ginger paste, turmeric, chilli powder, salt,sugar and again saute for 4-5 minutes.
  5. Add marinated chicken,cook for 1-2 minutes,then add grated potato and green peas,stir to combine all the ingredients, close the lid and cooked it in low flame till it done (add 2-3 tbsp water if required)
  6. When the stuffing become dry ,add garam masala powder and put off the flame.
  7. Cool down the stuffing ,add chopped coriander leaves, now fill the tomatoes properly,and keep 1 tsp of stuffing for later use.
  8. In a pan heat 1/2 tsp of oil ,add stuffed tomatoes and saute it in high flame for a while, keep aside.
  9. Soak tamarind in hot water for 5 minutes , squeeze and extract juice ,set aside
  10. For gravy,dry roast peanuts, sesame seeds and desiccated coconut until they begin to smell them.
  11. In the same pan, saute onions in little oil until golden ,add ginger-garlic paste fry it until the raw smell disappears ,also cool it down.
  12. Blend together roasted peanuts, sesame seeds, coconut , along with fried onion and ginger garlic paste ,make a thick paste ,add some water if needed.
  13. Heat oil ;add mustard,cumin .when they sizzle add curry leaves and saute it for a while.
  14. Add the paste and pour enough water ,stir it constantly and make a smooth gravy .
  15. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, tamarind juice and garam masala powder.stir and simmer for 8-9 minutes.
  16. Add 1 tsp of stuffing for extra taste , (which previously consumed)
  17. Lastly add stuffed tomatoes and green chillies ,close the lid, cooked in low flame till it properly cooked ,gravy also thickens by then.
  18. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves , serve hot with plain rice.

My Tip:

Mutton keema or grated paneer can used instead of chicken Keema.

Reviews for Stuffed Tomato ka Salan (2)

Reema Garga year ago

Deliciously amazing!


i am a vegetarian though it looks nice
Debjani Dutta
a year ago
try it with paneer