How to make Tamatar Chutney Cheese Pakode -

Tomato slices sandwiched with cheese slices, dipped in batter and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Red tomatoes, Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Tamatar Chutney Cheese Pakode

Tamatar Chutney Cheese Pakode Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Tamatar Chutney Cheese Pakode Recipe

  • Red tomatoes 3 medium

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 cups

  • Green chutney 4 tablespoons

  • Cheese slices as required

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/2 teaspoons

  • soda bi carbonate a pinch

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Chaat masala for sprink


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Mix together gram flour, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, carom seeds, soda bi carbonate, ginger paste, garlic paste, salt and enough water to make a thick batter.

Step 3

Cut tomatoes into thick slices and make pairs. Apply green chutney on one slice of each pair, top it with a cheese slice and cover with the other tomato slice.

Step 4

Dip the tomato sandwiches in the gram flour batter, and deep-fry in hot till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Sprinkle chaat masala, arrange on a serving plate and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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