Tomato Base Sauce

Easy and tasty

Tomato Base Sauce

Easy and tasty

Category : Vegetarian, Others

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By jameela shanavas

Published On: 29 Aug 2006

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15 Minutes
Served : 10
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Directions

Step 1

Wash and chop tomatoes into chunks (if using fresh variety).

Step 2

Place tomatoes and all other ingredients in a pot with a few tbsp of water.

Step 3

Simmer till tomatoes are reduced to a pulp.

Step 4

Put tomatoes through a sieve or in a blender to form a smooth puree.

Step 5

Saute onions in pot.

Step 6

Return puree to pot and add a tbsp or more of tomato paste.

Step 7

:- This will improve the colour.

Step 8

Add in a tbsp of butter and boil the sauce until it is thick and saucy.

Step 9

Once cooled, add in chopped greens of your choice.

Step 10

:- This sauce freezes very well. When tomatoes are plentiful and cheap, make a quantity and freeze in ice trays. Simply use the blocks as needed. With the addition of thyme, basil, fennel, mint, dhania etc. a variety of distinctive flavours can be obtained.

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