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tomato soup recipe

tomato soup recipe 
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3 cups
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 7-8 cloves garlic
  • 1 large onion - roughly chopped
  • 3 medium tomatoes - roughly chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp peppercorns
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 slice bread
  • 1.5 tbsp arrowroot powder or corn flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp fresh cream
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/8 tsp garam masala
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric powder


  • Firstly, heat very little oil in a pressure cooker and crackle cumin seeds and add 7-8 cloves garlic, roughly chopped onions. 
  • saute them until slightly roasted. take care not to brown. add chopped tomatoes to the cooker. fry for 30 seconds and then add salt needed and peppercorns.
  • half to one cup water has to be added and mixed well. 
  • pressure cook for 3-4 whistles until the tomatoes are mushy. Open after the pressure settles down. cool and Blend this mixture
  • strain the ground mixture to get smooth silky soup. 
  • melt butter in a pan and toast the bread till crisp on both sides. take out the toasted bread. use scissors to cut them to cubes
  • In the same pan, melt butter again. add arrow root powder and milk to the pan. saute until it is lump free.
  • Add the strained soup to it and mix well. salt needed for the soup is to be added
  • further, fresh cream, chilli powder, ,garam masala,Turmeric powder is added and then mixed well. Mix well and let it boil
  • serve hot with roasted croutons.