Classic Tomato Soupby Leena Kohli (@leenakohli)
Enjoy the classic charm of Tomato Soup!
Made with ripe tomatoes, garlic, and a mix of spices, it's easy to make and bursting with flavours.
Add a hint of fresh basil leaves for extra goodness, making this simple Tomato Soup a comforting delight.
Pair it with toasted bread for a satisfying and wholesome meal.
Quarter the tomatoes, remove hard cores, chop onions and peel garlic.
In a deep pot, add all prepped ingredients along with olive oil, salt, black pepper powder, white pepper powder, cinnamon powder, sugar and water.
Cover and cook over medium flame for 10-15 minutes until softened or 4-5 whistles in a pressure cooker.
Use a stick blender or liquidizer to pulse the boiled tomatoes until smooth. Strain through a sieve.
Pour the puréed tomato mix back into the pot and reheat over medium heat for 4-5 minutes until gently bubbling.
In a bowl, make a slurry by mixing water and cornflour. Gradually add to the pot, stirring continuously. Cook until desired consistency.
Remove from heat, and adjust seasonings.
Ladle the soup into bowls, and top with fresh basil and butter.
Tips & Tricks
Adjust soup consistency with more or less cornflour slurry.
If the soup is too tangy, add heavy cream and sugar to taste.
Serving size varies based on individual preferences and appetite.