Tomatoes are used in almost every dish that we cook in our Indian kitchens. Our sabzis are made with a tangy dry mixture or rich gravy made with tomatoes. Tomatoes offer a great fresh and zesty flavour, which can also be enjoyed uncooked. There are many times we want to eat tomatoes in their raw form by the way of salads, tortillas, burritos or sandwich. Even some snacks like bhel puri or sev puri has raw chopped tomatoes that make the meals so refreshing. These recipes demand doing away with the flesh and seeds of tomatoes; only sturdy outer part needs to be used. We are used to chop tomatoes along with its insides for our meals. Here are two genius ways you can use to go about seeding and dicing tomatoes like a pro.
3 Tips To Seed And Dice Tomatoes Quickly:
Method 1: How To Seed And Dice Tomatoes
Step1 - Place tomato upside down and chip away a thin top slice.
Step 2 - Now, turn the tomato upside again so that flat sliced top is at the bottom of the board.
Step 3 - With the help of a sharp knife, cut outer stems of the tomato from all the sides, leaving the centre full of seeds.
Step 4 - Discard the centre flesh with seeds in it.
Step 5 - Now, lay down all the stems and press them flat on the cutting board. Cut each stem lengthwise first and then crosswise to turn them into small cubes.
Method 2: How To Seed And Dice Tomatoes
Step 1 - Cut and divide the whole tomato into 4 slices.
Step 2 - Scrape off the flesh full of seeds from each slice.
Step 3 - Place the slices upside down on the cutting board and cut lengthwise and crosswise to turn the slices into small cubes.
Method 3: How To Seed And Dice Tomatoes
Step 1 - Cut each tomato through mid-section so that each tomato is cut into two equal parts.
Step 2 - With the help of knife, scoop out all the flesh from both tomato parts till you get two hollow tomato shells.
Step 3 - Place the tomato cups upside down on the cutting board. Starting from the top, cut out thin slices from both the cups. When the whole tomato is converted into thin strips, collect all the strips together in one line and start cutting through all of them together to turn them into small cubes.
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These 3 smart techniques will help you get your seedless tomato cubes in no time. Try them out today!
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