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Friday, August 14, 2009

Tomato Soup (Home-made soup with fresh tomatoes)



Ingredients


Fresh Tomatoes big chopped-4( 250gms)

Onion medium chopped-1( 30 gms)
Carrots small chopped-1( 50gms)
Garlic cloves chopped-4
Water- 2 1/2 cups( 500 ml)
Bay leaf -1
Butter-1tbsp
Pepper and Salt to taste
Cream or White sauce-2tbsp (optional)
Tomato red food colour-pinch (optional)


For garnish-
Bread croutons (bread chopped to cubes and fried in oil/ butter)
Spring onion greens or coriander leaves- 1 tbsp




Method
In a pressure pan add tomatoes, onions, carrots, garlic, bay leaf and water. Pressure cook tomatoes along with other ingredients for 10 mins. Once cooked, remove the bay leaf from the cooked tomato mixture. Allow the tomato mixture to cool down and make puree in the blender. Heat butter in a deep pan, add the blended tomato puree to the pan, season tomato soup with salt and pepper and boil soup for 2 mins. If required add cream or white sauce to make Cream of Tomato soup. Garnish with bread croutons and greens of spring onions. Serve Hot.


How to make White sauce 


Ingredients
Butter- 15 gms
All purpose flour or Maida- 1 tbsp
Milk- 1/4 cup


Method
In a sauce pan melt 15 gms of butter on low heat, add flour to the melted butter and keep stirring the flour for 5 mins on low heat until flour is cooked in butter. Slowly add milk to the cooking flour, keep stirring the milk and cook until smooth( without any lumps) and thick White Sauce is obtained.

21 comments:

Sushma Mallya said...

Healthy & delicious soup and really a nice picture....will surely visit more often and u too keep in touch Mythreyi

Angie's Recipes said...

A delicious soup! The picture looks very good.

Padma said...

Looks so clear and yummy Myethreyi... must have tasted delicious.... nice tempting picture :)

munchcrunchandsuch said...

soup looks awesome..esp the red colour.

Shri said...

I love tomato soup!Your soup looks fab..I am seeing some soup dishes today..

meeso said...

Nothing beats a homemade tomato soup, it looks perfect!

Priya said...

Healthy and eyecatching colour soup, looks fabulous!

Purva Desai said...

First time to this lovely blog....Soup looks soothing and refreshing

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Parita said...

Homemade tomato soup is my favorite, looks tempting with croutons on top!

Nithya said...

yummy soup.. Its my all time favorite. :)


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sree said...

Mmmm...homemade tomato soup is looking sooo yummy..slurp..slurp....:)
Nice click.

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Lovely soup. A very beautifull.. click...

abhilash said...

mythreyi... thanks for the recipe.

I used to prepare tomato soup using the readymade soup packs available in market...

This is really helpful...

priya said...

Looks so delicious!!!!!....very tempting picture!!

Sireesha said...

Fabulous and delectable soup:)

Sashi said...

Easy tomato soup :) Nice Pic.

Anisheetu said...

Hi first time here... U have a nice blog and a very nice smile too :)... that soup is looking very nice and refreshing....

Salima Aziz said...

I love TOMATO SOUP a lot and your recipe is very easy and it turned out very tasty too!!

Anonymous said...

soooooper recipe ! came out very well !!!!

Anonymous said...

sooper recipe ! came out very well ! :)

Nisha said...

I tried this.... and it was super tasty. My husband loved it. Thankyou for sharing. This is the best soup i have ever made.

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