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Tomato Shorba

Bethica Das
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Tomato Shorba RECIPE

Tomatoes contain a lot of vitamins, minerals and proteins. It also aids in digestion, lowers hypertension and manages diabetes besides many other health benefits. So it is good for babies / kids, during pregnancy and for the elderly too. Hence here is a light and a refreshingly delicious Shorba with some mint leaves and oats. It makes for a hearty satisfying meal. A good combination, it gives this dish a nice flavour and aroma. Serve along with some croutons or bread sticks. It is a perfect soup for a winter night.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Simmering
  • Soups
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 3 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  2. handful of mint leaves
  3. 3 cups water
  4. 1 tbsp. oil
  5. 1 tsp. garlic, grated
  6. 1 onion, chopped
  7. 1/4 cup oats
  8. salt to taste
  9. 1/ tsp. turmeric powder
  10. 1 tsp. roasted cumin powder
  11. pinch of pepper powder
  12. pinch of red chili powder, dry roasted oats and mint leaves to garnish (opt)


  1. Boil the tomatoes and mint leaves with water for 1-2 whistles. Keep aside to cool. Blend and strain.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and saute the onion till light brown. Add the garlic, turmeric powder, cumin powder and pepper powder mixed with 2 tbsp. water. Saute till the oil separates.
  3. Add the oats and saute for a minute on low flame. Add the strained tomato puree and salt. Bring it to a boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Blend with a hand blender and serve, garnished with red chili powder, roasted oats and mint leaves.

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Dec-13-2017


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