An integral part of American cuisine, muffins are known to be a favourite of kids and can be enjoyed anytime. Tomato Muffins are savoury in taste and will be an apt breakfast recipe. Savoury muffins are extremely easy-to-make and can be made with any vegetable of your choice. Likewise, this muffin recipe is cooked using the most basic vegetable tomato, cherry tomatoes, gram flour, baking soda and spring onions.
1 1/2 cup gram flour (besan)
4 cherry tomatoes
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup water
powdered black pepper as required
1/2 cup tomato puree
4 tablespoon vegetable oil
5 spring onions
1 teaspoon salt
To prepare this savoury muffins recipe, mix together salt, gram flour, baking soda, black pepper, and 3 ½ tablespoons of oil in a deep bowl. Next, wash the cherry tomatoes in running water and finely chop them in a bowl. Now, finely chop the spring onions in a separate bow and keep both bowls aside till required.
Take another bowl and strain the mixture into a bowl and discard the seeds. Now, using your finger, make a well in the centre of gram flour mixture and pour in the tomato puree along with water. Whisk the mixture until smooth and then add chopped spring onions. Mix well once again to make a fine batter for the muffins.
Take muffin cups and grease them with the remaining oil. Pour in the equal amount of the prepared mixture in to them. Meanwhile, pre-heat the oven at 200 degree Celsius.
Top all the muffin cups with the finely chopped cherry tomatoes and line them in a baking tray. Now, place this baking tray in the pre-heated oven and bake the muffins for about 25 minutes until they are slightly brown in colour.
When done, remove the tray from the oven and let these baked muffins cool slightly. Enjoy them warm with your choice of sauce!