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Tomato Ketchup /Sauce

Geeta Sachdev
5 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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ABOUT Tomato Ketchup /Sauce RECIPE

Creamy, spicy and tangy, Tomato Ketchup, this simple but ideal and healthy procedure results in a flavourful and thick sauce

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Boiling
  • Condiments
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. 1 kilogram ripe tomatoes of good red colour , cut into quarters
  2. 1/3 cup sugar
  3. 1 tea spoon chilli powder
  4. 1 tea spoon black salt
  5. 1 tea spoon dried ginger powder
  6. 1 tea spoon salt
  7. 1 table spoon vinegar
  8. 1/2 tea spoon sodium Benzoit
  9. For the Potli:
  10. 1 stick cinnamon broken
  11. 1 black cardamom
  12. 4 cloves
  13. 1 bay leaf broken
  14. 6 pieces of  coarsely crushed peppercorns


  1. Combine all the dry grounded ingredients in a muslin cloth, tie a knot and keep aside.
  2. Combine the tomatoes and the prepared Potli in the pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles, without adding water.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid, remove the Potli from the tomato mixture and discard it.
  4. Cool the tomato mixture slightly and blend it in a mixer or grind it with grinder till smooth.
  5. Strain the mixture using a strainer.
  6. Transfer the tomato mixture into a deep non-stick pan, or in a cooker.. cook on a medium flame till 15 to 17 minutes
  7. Add the chilli powder and black salt with dried ginger powder mix well
  8. Add sugar mix nicely let the mixture cook till it gets the required thickness and also the mixture leaves the sides of the utensil while stirring occasionally.
  9. Add plain salt to enhances the taste before adding vinegar
  10. Add vinegar mixture and off the flame.Cool completely
  11. Once cooled, add the sodium benzoate, mix well and store it in an air tight container in the refrigerator

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Mani Kaur
Mani Kaur   Jun-08-2017

the picturewise description is very helpful

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