A simple, quick vegetarian dish with a sprinkle of curry powder to give it a twist

So if you need a quick dish but want maximum flavour then try this India spiced tomato and creamy mozzarella galette.

You won’t be disappointed.

  • PREP TIME: 5 -10 mins
  • COOK TIME: 25 mins
  • DIFFICULTY: easy
  • IDEAL FOR: quick meal, meat-free, family, snack

India spiced tomato, onion and creamy mozzarella galette


  • 1 store-bought shortcrust or puff pastry
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes (more or less, depending on your heat preference)
  • 4 medium to large ripe tomatoes or cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1/3 cup red onion slices
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large egg, whisked
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C.
  2. Place grease-proof baking paper on a baking tray.
  3. Take the pastry and roll it out into approx. 30 cm oval/circle.
  4. In a medium bowl combine mozzarella, cheddar cheese, mayonnaise and red pepper flakes.
  5. Spread the cheese mixture over the dough leaving about a 3 – 4 cm border.
  6. Place the tomato slices on top of the cheese and sprinkle them with curry powder, salt and pepper.
  7. Lay the red onion slices on top then fold the exposed border of dough toward the centre and drizzle the top with olive oil.
  8. Next, take the egg and brush the border.
  9. Bake for about 20 to 25 mins or until the crust is golden brown.

Recipe inspired by: The Curious Plate

If you want another great veggie pastry dish, try confit tomato tarte tartin

India spiced tomato and creamy mozzarella galette