Jul 30, 2008

TOMATO & DATE CHUTENY WITH CARROT AND BROAD BEAN SOUP




1 kg - tomatoes
3 - cloves garlic
10 dates(with out seeds)
2-3 tab jaggery crushed or sugar
A small piece of tamarind or 1/4 teasp tamarind pulp
1/2 teasp – turmeric powder
1teasp – chili powder
Salt to taste
Oil – 1/2 cup
Soak dates and tamarind in water for 1/2 hour then grind in to a smooth paste and keep a side
To make tomato pulp boil water in a vessel slit tomatoes on top and drop in to the water and boil for 5 minutes remove from water and peel of the skin and choppe very finely peel the skin and choppe garlic very finely
Heat oil in a sauce pan add mustard seeds let them pop up then add chopped garlic and chopped tomatoes stir once and add turmeric powder, chili powder, salt to taste, let it cook until tomatoes are cooked make sure if there is no water in the tomatoes then add ground paste of dates mix well and cook till oil comes out on the sides keep stirring when oil comes out from the sides now add jaggery stir for few more minutes and remove from the fire
You can serve this as a dip or a toping on the toast
TOMATO DATE CHUTENY ON GARLIC TOAST
Garlic bread – 1
Hard boiled egg – 1 chopped
Tomato and date chutney – 1tabsp
Slice the garlic bread and toast it on a fry pan or in the grill for few seconds and remove from heat and spread tomato chutney on it and top with chopped hard boiled egg and serve with any soup
Here I served with Carrot and broad bean soup
CARROT AND BROAD BEAN SOUP:-
Carrot – 250 gms
Broad beans (dry) – 1/2 cup
Garlic – 2-3 cloves
Chopped parsley or coriander leaves – 1 tabsp
Freshly ground black pepper – 1/2 teasp
Salt to taste
1teasp- olive oil or 5gms butter
Soak broad beans in enough water for over night or you can use tined also then no need to cook them if you are using dry one have to soak them for over night
Clean carrots in water rub with a brush and wash in the water and cut roughly
Heat oil or butter add chopped garlic and fry for few seconds
Add carrot and soaked broad beans and 2-3 cups of water cook them till soft you can cook them in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles
Grind carrots and a few broad beans in to a smooth paste and mix this paste to the remaining cooked broad beans bring to a boil add salt to taste and pepper powder you can adjust water as you require don't make very thin add chopped parsley boil for few seconds remove from heat and serve hot
You can top with cream if you want

10 comments:

notyet100 said...

OMG,..THIS LOOKS SO SO HEAVENLY ,.ND DELICIOUS,..:-)

Priti said...

Feast is looking yummy...nice spread

Sireesha said...

This looks soooooooo mouthwatering and tempting.....Love the presentation.......

Purva Desai said...

soup looks delicious :)

easycrafts said...

Nice presentation...making me hungry

VEGETABLE PLATTER said...

that looks very delicious .. tomato chutney on garlic bread must be heavenly

Trupti said...

both looks very delicious..mouth watering

Jeena said...

This sounds really nice the flavours are an amazing combination yummy.

Suma Rajesh said...

lovly presetation....hmm i wish i could take one now..

Andhra Flavors said...

chala hadavidi chesinattu vunaru:)
colourful gaa vundi. mi dates chutney try chesi chustaa e saari.