Tomato Soup (Homestyle)

Meena Kumar
Meena Kumar|
Last updated on Jan 15th
Aheart warming meal for cold wintry days. Tomato soup, some chili chicken, veg stir fry and rice. If that is not comfort then I donoo what is.
  • Prep Time5Minutes
  • Cooking Time10Minutes
  • Serves2people

Recipe Ingredients

  • Tomatoes - 2-3
  • Bell pepper- 1/3 of 1
  • Garlic -3-4 flakes chopped
  • Tomato paste - 2tsp
  • Cumin- 1/2 tsp crushed
  • Crushed Paprika - 1 tsp
  • Rosemary and oregano- a pinch each Dried basil - 2tsp
  • Butter - 1 tbsp
  • All purpose flour - 1 tbsp
  • Olive oil - 3- tsp
  • Sugar a pinch
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Preparation

  1. Heat the olive oil and saute the garlic and well pepper till soft.
  2. Cut the tomatoes and grind to smoothest possible and the sauteed garlic and pepper and grind well. (If the tomato seeds and skin bothers u sieve well extract last bit of juice and keep aside)
  3. In the same pan add the butter and when it melts add the all purpose flour and saute until the flour gives a nice crisp aroma. (Make sure not to burn or brown it)
  4. Add the spices and herbs to it give it half a minute to release the fragrances then put the tomato paste keep mixing on a slow flame. Add the smooth blended tomato gradually without forming any lump.
  5. Add 1-2 cups water to it allow it to come to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes or until the soup thickens to required consistency.
  6. Serve with garlic croutons and spring onion.
  7. Note: 2 tsp of ketchup while cooking tomato paste elevates the tastes so much u will love it.