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11 January 2012

TOMATO SOUP

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Radhika of Tickling Palates is hosting a fun event named BLOG HOP WEDNESDAYS.This week I am paired with Swetha of Our cherished world.I chose to make this delicious tomato soup from her blog. You can find the original  recipe here.

Ingredients

  1. Bay leaves- 1 no
  2. Cloves-5 to 6
  3. Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  4. Onion chopped- 1 small
  5. Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
  6. Tomato- 4 to 5  medium
  7. Carrot(diced)-1 small(optional)
  8. Water-1/2 to 3/4 cup
  9. Black pepper powder- to taste
  10. Salt-to taste
For garnishing
  1. Croutons
  2. Cashew cream
  3. Coriander leaves






Method

  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker.Add bay leaves and cloves.saute till fragrant.
  • Add cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add chopped onion and saute till it turns golden brown.
  • Remove the bay leaves and the cloves from the pressure cooker and discard.
  • Now add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell leaves.
  • Add diced carrot and saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Now add tomatoes ,water ,pepper and salt to taste.Cook until done.
  • Open the pressure cooker when stem is completely released.
  • Blend it using a hand blender.(For blending ,wait until it cools down a bit.Reheat it just before serving)
  • Strain the soup if desired.
  • Garnish with cashew cream ( i used home made cashew cream, you can also use store bought cashew and almond cream ,like this one )and coriander leaves.






26 comments:

  1. YUMMY soup ..Thanks for the recipe..Awesome Click..


    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  2. Wat a super comforting soup, feel like having rite now..yummm!!!

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  3. Beautiful pics! Soup looks amazing...perfect for these cold winter nights!

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  4. Perfect for the season, soup looks so creamy and yumm :) Lovely clicks as well..

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  5. Beautiful snap!This looks so thick and delicious.

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  6. Nice thick and wonderful soup !!

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  7. Delicious thick soup...Lovely clicks..

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  8. That looks great and yumm! Beautiful pics and nice dish :-)

    Regards,
    Manju
    http://manjuseatingdelights.blogspot.com

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  9. Pics are so eye catching as always Vidya. Feel like having it right now.

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  10. That's a rich tomato soup... love the pictures!

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  11. Love tomato soup..It looks beautiful and delicious!

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  12. Creamy n yumm soup, nice colour perfect for this season...

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  13. Hearty & healthy!!! Had a nice & inviting color!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  14. lovelu soup...attractive clicks

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  15. Refreshing pictures.. Tomato soup is my all time fav.. interesting use of whole spice!

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  16. comfort soup...absolutely lovely colour and your clicks are awesome..

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  17. Great clicks and awesome!


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  18. Simple and elegant clicks. The soup looks creamy and delicious. I am announcing Valentines Special – my 1st blog event and a Giveaway.!. Please do be a part of it and send in your recipes..! :)

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