Jan 22, 2009

TOMATO SOUP


Tomatoes --- 4
Garlic – 2 cloves
Ginger ---- 1/2 inch piece
Carrot --- 1/2 medium
Celery --- 2 inch stalk
Onion – 1 medium
Sugar – 1 tea sp
Butter – 1 tab sp
Bay leaf --- 1
Peppercorns --- 6
Salt to tast
Pepper powder --- 1/2 tea sp
Peel and wash and chop carrot, garlic, ginger,celery and onion and wash and chop tomatoes.
Heat butter in a pan add bay leaf, pepper corns then add chopped onion, ginger and garlic,celery and fry for few min.

then add chopped carrot and tomatoes fry for 2min. then add 2 cups of water bring to a full boil now cover with a lid an d cook for 10- 15 min.
After 15 min. remove from fire and strain through a strainer to remove the water and keep this water a side .
Remove pepper corns and bay leaf and let it cool and blend in a blender to get a puree and again pass through a strainer to get a smooth puree.
Now add the strained pure to reserved water and adjust the consistency with adding more water for your need
Now bring it back to heat add salt, sugar and pepper powder to your taste mix and let it simmer for a couple of minutes
Remove and serve it hot with a tab sp of cream on top and any bread
Enjoy your hot soup in a winter dinner

17 comments:

Priya said...

Tomato soup,this is wat i need rite now..its rainy n too cold, suits prefectly for the season, delicious with cream over them..

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy delicious colourful soup........

Dershana said...

great when tempretures fall. lovely serving bowl too!

Asha said...

Tomato soup and melted cheese sandwiches! Heaven! :))

Jaishree said...

Tomato soup looks yum & delicious with cream...

Trupti said...

looks delicious & perfect for these winter days

vidhas said...

Wow!! soup looks gorgeous. with cream over it should be rich Hmmmm

Priti said...

I wish I can have tht bowl...looks yum

Sunshinemom said...

Looks like the cream is all going round and round into a whirlpool! Tasty soup:)

Pallavi said...

Yummy soup. I just put up my own version of the tomato soup yesterday!

Nithya Praveen said...

A perfect tangy soup for winter.Great one to beat the cold.I liked ur presentation.

Curry Leaf said...

Wow,I love tomato soup.You have gone through all the steps of seiving and pureeing to obtain a perfect soup.:P

Varsha Vipins said...

droolllll..yummy soup Rekha..:)

notyet100 said...

hii u can sed this over,..cick event,theme is red,.:-0nice soup,..

Uma said...

wow, soup is so tempting and yummy!

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Kitchen Flavours said...

Vibrant color. I love tomato soup.

DEESHA said...

perfect for the weather