Soups are served before the serving of formal food as an appetizer and also it is a belief that a soup is healthy diet. In winters when you feel extreme cold and your bones are clattering and teeth are making sound of chattering, you can prefer hot soup then. A hot and steaming tasty soup gives you warmth as well as it is health beneficial.
Whenever we talk of soups, tomato soup comes on the top of the list. Tomatoes have fleshy internal segments filled with slippery seeds surrounded by a watery matrix. Although tomatoes are fruits in a botanical sense, they don’t have the dessert quality sweetness of other fruits. Instead they have a subtle sweetness that is complemented by a slightly bitter and acidic taste. It also has nutritional values. The method of making soup is not difficult you can make it at your home and impress your guests. Here is recipe of tomato soup mentioned with the detail list of ingredients and the preparation method.
Cooking Time : 35 minutes
Tomatoes- 600 grams
Ginger (chopped)-1 tablespoon
Cumin seeds-1 tablespoon
Garlic (chopped)-1 tablespoon
Whole garam masala- 1 tablespoon
Green coriander (chopped) -1 tablespoon
Sugar (optional) – as per your taste
Salt- as per your taste
Wash the tomatoes and cut in square pieces.
Take a deep pan and cook the tomatoes with chopped ginger, garlic, green chilies cut into two and Whole Garam Masala.
Now, add 5 cups of water and bay leaf. Bring to a boil.
Simmer the flame for 20 minutes on a slow flame until the tomatoes are crushed well.
Strain the whole mixture with a soup strainer.
Take a pan and heat the oil in it.
Add cumin seeds to it and let them crackle.
Add strained tomato liquid and season it with salt.
Boil it and if it is sour add sugar to it.
You can garnish it with coriander leaves or powdered cumin seeds.
Serve in a desirable manner.