Caprese Salad Cups
This classic tomato salad with mozzarella cheese is truly magical presents a perfect combination of flavours.
Chef Ripudaman Handa Caprese Salad Cups recipe

- Italian


- 4

Cooking Time

-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 5-10 Min


  • 4 to 5 tomatoes
  • 100 gm Mozzarella cheese
  • 8 to 10 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • black pepper powder
  • salt
  • 3 to 4 tbsp olive oil
  • Basil leaves
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Balsamic sauce


  1. 1

    Cut the tomatoes into half and scoop out the soft centre.
  2. 2

    Scoop out tiny balls of the mozzarella cheese and fill them in the tomato shells.
  3. 3

    Heat the pan and roast the garlic cloves.
  4. 4

    Roughly chop the roasted garlic cloves.
  5. 5

    Add oil in the pan, add the roughly chopped garlic cloves and garam masala.
  6. 6

    Set aside in a bowl and sprinkle red chilli powder, salt and black pepper powder.
  7. 7

    Mix well.
  8. 8

    In a serving dish, arrange the basil leaves and the tomato cups.
  9. 9

    Sprinkle salt and black pepper powder.
  10. 10

    Top with the prepared garlic oil.
  11. 11

    Garnish with sliced cherry tomatoes, balsamic sauce and finely chopped basil leaves.
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