Tomato Soup

Easy tomato soup

Tomato Soup | Pachakam

Tomato Soup

Easy tomato soup

Category : Vegetarian, Soups

By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 03 Jun 2014

Rating: 3
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15 Minutes
Served : 4
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  • Tomato : 1 kg
    Onion : 2 nos
    Carrot : 2 nos
    Cloves garlic : 5 - 6 nos
    Whole black peppercorns : 10 - 12 nos
    Bay leaves : 2 nos
    Tomato puree : 200 ml
    Vegetable maggi stock cubes : 3 nos
    Olive oil : 1 tsp
    Freshly ground black pepper : few
    Sugar : 2 tsp
    Salt : to taste

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 1

To peel the skin of the tomato – cut a very shallow X on the bottom of the tomato. This will aid in the actual peeling of the tomato later in the process.

Step 2 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 2

Place a pot of water on the stove and bring it to a boil. Then, drop the tomatoes into the boiling water.

Step 3 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 3

Remove it after 30 seconds or when the skin begins to peel and blanch in cold water.

Step 4

The tomato should still be very firm, with the skin wrinkled and hanging off it slightly.

Step 5

Begin peeling the tomato. Peel the skin off with your hands.

Step 6 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 6

Roughly chop the peeled tomatoes.

Step 7 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 7

Finely chop the onions and carrots and mince the garlic.

Step 8 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 8

Heat olive oil in deep pan and sauté the minced garlic, black peppercorns and bay leaves for a minute or two.

Step 9 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 9

Add the chopped onions and carrots and cook for 3 - 4 minutes.

Step 10 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 10

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Step 11 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 11

Add the chopped tomatoes, sugar, salt and 1 cup of water.

Step 12

Cover and cook the tomatoes on a low flame till they are soft and mushy. Approximately 15 - 20 minutes.

Step 13 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 13

Add the vegetable stock cubes and 2 cups water. (If you have fresh vegetable stock you can use that).

Step 14 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 14

Add the tomato puree and water according to the consistency of the soup that you require and bring to a boil. Keep the soup aside to cool.

Step 15 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 15

Remove the bay leaves and black peppercorns and blend the soup in a mixer and strain to remove the seeds.

Step 16 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 16

Pour the puréed soup back into the pan and reheat it over a medium heat for a few minutes, stirring occasionally until you can see bubbles breaking gently on the surface.

Step 17

Taste a spoonful and add a pinch of salt if required.

Step 18 Tomato Soup Recipe

Step 18

Pour into a serving bowl and add freshly ground black pepper powder.

Step 19

Serve with garlic bread.

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