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Tomato Soup

A bowl of warm tomato soup is all you need this cold winter. Its filling, flavor packed, healthy and low calorie food with numerous health benefits including weight loss. It can be very beneficial for those who want to lose some extra pounds, isn’t it a delicious way to lose some weight?

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A bowl of warm tomato soup is all you need this cold winter. Its filling, flavor packed, healthy and low calorie food with numerous health benefits including weight loss. It can be very beneficial for those who want to lose some extra pounds, isn’t it a delicious way to lose some weight?

Apart from that Tomato soup is a great source of vitamin A, C and K, it also  contains calcium and antioxidants like carotenoid and lycopene. It is considered to be beneficial in improving skin, bones, cardiovascular, mental health.

It contains chromium a minieral that helps in regulation of blod sugar so it is a n excellent addition to a diabetic patients diet.

 

Ingredients:

  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) ½ kg
  • Pani (Water) 2 Cups
  • Olive oil 3 tbs
  • Lehsan (Garlic) crushed 1 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) finely chopped ¼ Cup
  • Gajar (Carrot) finely chopped ½ Cup
  • Tomato paste 2 tbs
  • Yakhni (Stock) 2 Cups
  • Namak (Salt) ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) powder ½ tsp
  • Safed mirch powder (White pepper powder) ½ tsp
  • Aata (Flour) 1 tsp or as required (optional)
  • Pani (Water) if required

Directions:

Wash and remove the top core of the tomatoes and cut in 4 halves.

In pot,add tomatoes and water,bring it to boil and cook on low flame for 20 minutes & let them cool.

Now remove the skin of tomatoes.

In grinder,add tomatoes with remaining water and blend well.

In pot,add olive oil,garlic and mix well.

Add onion and fry until translucent.

Add carrot and mix well.

Add blended tomatoes,mix well and bring it to boil.

Add tomato paste and stock,mix well and bring it to boil,cover & cook on low flame for 20-25 minutes then sieve the whole tomato mixture.

In pot,add sieved tomatoes puree and bring it to boil,add salt,black pepper powder,white pepper powder and mix well.

Sprinkle flour and mix well continuously.

If required,add water,mix well and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

In serving bowl,add tomato soup,cream,croutons & serve hot.

Recipe By: Uzma Fakhar