Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Tomato Soup

So simple to make, this delicious, creamy tomato soup recipe creates a fresh, warming soup The all time favourite tomato soup is now made simple and quick to prepare with this easy tomato soup recipe. The thick, tangy and healthy tomato soup.
 
Ingredients:
  • Tomatoes - 3
  • Beetroot - a small piece
  • Garlic - 4 cloves
  • Ginger - 1/2 inch size
  • Bayleaf - a small piece
  • Cinnamon stick - 1/4 inch in size
  • Cloves - 1
  • Salt - as required
  • Water - 2 .5cups
  • Pepper powder - 1 tsp
  • Corn Flour - 1 tsp
  • Cream - 1/4 cup
  • Butter - 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
Method:
  1. Add little butter in a deep pan,  add tomatoes,beetroot, ginger, garlic, bayleaf, cinnamom, cloves, cook till tomatoes are tender.
  2. Grind the mixture in a blender until smooth.
  3. Strain using a medium sized hole strainer and keep aside. Cut bread slices into small squares and toast/deep fry them until crispy and make it ready and keep aside.
  4. In a pan melt butter in low flame then add cornflour and saute until the flour turns slightly brown. Now add the grinded tomato pulp and mix thoroughly.
  5. Add water if necessary(if the soup is very thick) and keep stirring in low flame. Check salt at this stage adjust accordingly. Allow it for a single boil and then switch off.
  6. Serve hot with pepper powder and garnish with cream/milk.

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