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Classic Tomato Soup

by Leena Kohli (@leenakohli)
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Prep Time
15min
Cook Time
20min
Total Time
35min
IndianAppetiserVegetarian

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.

Ingredients

4 Servings
  • 8
    ripe Tomatoes
  • 1
    Onion
  • 3clove
    Garlic
  • 1tbsp
    Olive Oil
  • 1/2tbsp
    Salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2tsp
    Black Pepper Powder (or to taste)
  • 1/2tsp
    White Pepper Powder
  • 1tsp
    Cinnamon Powder
  • 1tsp
    Sugar
  • 4cup
    Water
  • 1sprig
    of Basil Leaves
  • 1tbsp
    Butter (optional)

For Slurry

  • 1tbsp
    Cornflour
  • 2tbsp
    Water

Method

  1. Quarter the tomatoes, remove hard cores, chop onions and peel garlic.

  2. In a deep pot, add all prepped ingredients along with olive oil, salt, black pepper powder, white pepper powder, cinnamon powder, sugar and water.

  3. Cover and cook over medium flame for 10-15 minutes until softened or 4-5 whistles in a pressure cooker.

  4. Use a stick blender or liquidizer to pulse the boiled tomatoes until smooth. Strain through a sieve.

  5. Pour the puréed tomato mix back into the pot and reheat over medium heat for 4-5 minutes until gently bubbling.

  6. In a bowl, make a slurry by mixing water and cornflour. Gradually add to the pot, stirring continuously. Cook until desired consistency.

  7. Remove from heat, and adjust seasonings.

  8. Ladle the soup into bowls, and top with fresh basil and butter.

  9. Serve hot.

Tips & Tricks

  1. Adjust soup consistency with more or less cornflour slurry.

  2. If the soup is too tangy, add heavy cream and sugar to taste.

  3. Serving size varies based on individual preferences and appetite.

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