Homemade Tomato Ketchup from Scratch | How to make Homemade Tomato Ketchup from Scratch

By Jyothi Rajesh  |  15th Mar 2016  |  
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About Homemade Tomato Ketchup from Scratch Recipe

Making ketchup from scratch is surprisingly easy, if time consuming (although most of the time is largely hands-off), mostly for the part of making tomato paste. To make the tomato paste, cook about 3 kilos of tomatoes on a low flame until no fluids are present. Then run it through a sieve and mash it with the back of the spoon. Collect the smooth tomato puree, pour it into a pan with 1/2 cup olive oil and cook till the oil separates from the sides of the pan, this will take about 50 minutes.

Homemade Tomato Ketchup from Scratch

Ingredients to make Homemade Tomato Ketchup from Scratch

  • Homemade tomato paste- 100 gms
  • Brown sugar- 1/4 cup
  • salt- 1 tbsp (please adjust as required)
  • Paprika powder/Kashmiri red chili powder- 1 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder- 1 tsp
  • cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Yellow mustard powder - 1/2 tsp
  • clove powder- 1/4 tsp
  • cinnamon powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Whie wine vinegar- 5 tbsp
  • water- 2/3 cup

How to make Homemade Tomato Ketchup from Scratch

  1. Sterilize a glass bottle with air tight lid, wipe it using a clean cloth until dry and keep aside.
  2. In a large bowl add all the ingredients and whisk it continuously. Keep whisking until all the sugar gets dissolved and forms a thick ketchup. Please reduce water if you prefer to have a thicker consistency of ketchup!
  3. Pour the ketchup into a sterilized dry bottle, for longer storage cover it air tight and store it in the fridge for about 3-4 weeks. For longer storage you can freeze it as well.

Reviews for Homemade Tomato Ketchup from Scratch (10)

Veena Giri4 months ago

Woow....All definitely try...

Sahil Sahil J4 months ago


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Shivani Garg2 years ago


Komalasuri Komalasuri3 years ago


Niloupher Sethna3 years ago


Taskeen Farook Memon3 years ago

hi but muslims cant use whie wine vinegar.So wat would be the substitute.Plz reply.

Aarthy Sivashankar4 years ago


Sukhmani Bedi4 years ago

Never knew it was this easy to make homemade ketchup! Thanks for sharing this gem jyothi

Shambhavi Gupta4 years ago

Awesome! Looks simply beautiful Jyothi :D