Top 10 tomato recipes

by Sanjeev Kapoor

A rich source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals which are great for your skin, hair, lungs and heart - tomatoes are full of flavour and can be used in literally any course – yes meetha too! Take a look at our top 10 tantalizing tomato recipes of all time!

Tomato Egg Drop Noodle Soup

It’s not fair if tomato soup isn’t mentioned in a listicle for tomato recipes. This one though is not an ordinary tomato soup – it is fully loaded with the goodness of eggs and silky strands of noodles – perfect one-pot meal for any occasion.

Tameta par Eedu

Parsis love eggs over anything and especially over this delicious spicy tomato mixture. The delicious flavours of the tomatoes and the runny yolk of the sunny side ups paired with bread makes a brilliant breakfast or a light lunch.

Go green

How about instead of a bright red spicy tomato chutney, you get a delicious green tangy-sweet one instead? Finely chopped green tomatoes and kiwis cooked with fennel seeds, onion seeds, mustard, cumin, chillies, vinegar and sugar till delicious and pulpy. Dip, spread, chutney – you decide.

Italian skewers

This recipe is a great celebration of classic Italian ingredients with absolutely no cooking required to put together. Chunks of creamy fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and fresh basil marinated in balsamic vinegar and olive oil, seasoned and served skewered on toothpicks.

Baked Zatar Fish with Tomato Water

Fillets of fish marinated in coarse zatar spice mix, rolled and baked to a crisp and served with clear flavourful tomato water. This is the kind of dish that makes a simple home cooking restaurant style.


Any true fan of Mexican food will love this dip – a twisted tomato version of guacamole, this dip is a star in itself. Made with avocados and fresh tomato puree, it is simple and exquisite and tastes right with anything from nachos to cracker chips to vegetable batons.

Tomato bowl

Scooped out tomatoes stuffed with rice tossed with feta cheese and fresh herbs like mint, parsley and dill and then baked – charred tomatoes and soft cheesy rice inside – could you ask for anything else?

Tamatar mein Tamatar

Tomatoes stuffed with a spiced cottage cheese mixture cooked in a creamy tomato and cashew nut based gravy – this recipe is what someone, who really likes tomatoes, is looking for!

Crunchy crumble and gooey tomatoes

A delicious mixture of oyster, button mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and onions topped with a herbed brown bread crumble. The moist flavourful mix of tomatoes and mushrooms with the crumbly crunchy golden-brown crust is a perfect mix of flavours and textures in each bite.

Tomato mithai anyone?

We promised you, tomato in a dessert, so here it is – a delicious halwa made with readymade juicy pethas and luscious tomatoes. The bright red colour, delicious sweet tangy taste and unusual ingredients in this halwa make it a must-try!

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.