Tomato Soup

  • 5 Medium Size Ripe Tomatoes 
  • 1 Large Potato
  • 3 Medium Size Onions 
{ the tomato, potato & onion are chopped into large chunks}
  • 1 Inch Piece of Ginger 
  • 5-6 Pods of Garlic
  • 1/2 Inch Cinnamon
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Cream
  • 1 Tbsp All purpose flour (Maida)
  • 1 Tsp Pepper powder
  • 1 Tbsp Chilly powder
  • A pinch of Orange food color
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste

  • Heat a heavy bottom pot add 3 cups of water and bring to a boil and add the chopped tomato, potato & onion along with the ginger garlic, cinnamon and cloves and add 1/2 tsp of salt cover and allow to cook for 25 to 30 mins till the veg are well done.
  • Drain the veg and reserve the water and blend the veg in a blender to a puree and strain and mix the puree to the reserved water and place the pot back to the flame.
  • Heat a wok add a tbsp of oil and butter once the butter starts to melt add the maida and start adding milk or the reserved soup water and stir till you get a smooth roux and mix to the soup.
  • Once the soup starts to boil add the chilly powder orange color and simmer. add the pepper powder and cream bring to a boil add the chopped coriander and mint check for salt and pepper stir well and garnishing with croutons  fresh cream and coriander...serve hot...Enjoy...:)

I've done a detail recipe demo on youtube...enjoy..:)

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