Jun 29, 2014

Tomato Soup recipe

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Tomato soup is a popular and healthy drink, generally served as an appetiser before a meal. This is a one of the most popular, tasty and easy to make soup in India.

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Prep time: 25 min       cooking Time: 20 min    Serves: 3 

Main Ingredients: tomato
Cuisine: Fusion
Recipe Type: Soup
Level of cooking: Medium


  • 4 medium tomatoes diced into quarters
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled chopped(optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery(optional)
  • 1-2 teaspoons of oil/butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2-3 tablespoon Fresh cream
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in 1/4 cup of water (optional you may skip this step)
  • Bread croutons (optional)


  1. Heat 2 teaspoons of butter in a pan over medium heat. 
  2. Add the bay leaf and sauté for a second. 
  3. Add the garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds on a low flame.
  4. Add the chopped onion and sauté till the onions become translucent.
  5. Add carrots and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the tomatoes, celery, salt, 1 cup water and pepper and cook until tomatoes become mushy.
  7. Let them cool down and take out the bay leaf, then puree in the blender.
  8. Strain this puree through a metal strainer to remove the seeds.
  9. Heat the saucepan. 
  10. Add the tomato pure and`1.5 cups of water (adjust the water to your taste).
  11. Stir the cornstarch mixture and add it to the soup.
  12. Stir continuously to avoid the lump formation.
  13. Add sugar and mix well.        
  14. Bring it to boil. When it comes to a rolling boil, turn the flame to low and cook for 5 minutes.
  15. Turn off the flame, add fresh cream and stirring continuously.
  16. Taste for salt, pepper and sugar at this step and adjust them to taste.
  17. Pour the steaming hot tomato soup in soup bowls and Serve hot. 
  18. Tomato soup is ready to serve with bread croutons.


  • Always use fresh ripe red tomatoes.
  • Avoid using sour or unripe tomatoes.
  • In this soup, there is a balance of tanginess from the tomatoes and sweetness from the sugar and cream so make sure that the soup does not become very sweet.
  • You can skip the onions and carrot and corn starch in the soup if you prefer.
  • Health conscious can reduce the cream quantity or skip it. 

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1 comment:

Anlet Prince said...

Ya this is a most popular and tasty meal

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