Monday, April 16, 2007


Tomato Soup

Indian style tomato soup


500 GMS. Tomatoes
2 tbsp. Sugar
2 1/2 cups water
2 bayleaf
1/4 tsp. cinnamon-clove powder
1/4 tsp. red chili powder
1/4 tsp. cumin powder
1 tsp. butter
1/2 tbsp. plain flour
1 clove garlic


1.Pressure cook the tomatoes till 2 whistles, Blend till smooth. Strain to remove seeds and peels.
2.Heat butter in a pan, add the bay leaf, whole garlic and cook for a few seconds.
3.Add tomato puree. Stir. Dissolve the flour in a little water till smooth.
4.Add the flour paste, stirring continuously, bring to a boil. Add the seasoning, salt and sugar. Simmer for 10 minutes.
5.Serve hot with bread croutons, a swirl of fresh cream, and pepper.

A spicy & tangy vegetable soup


1 tbsp. Soya sauce
3/4 tsp. Chili sauce
1 tsp. Black pepper powder
2 tbsp. Vinegar
1/2 tsp. Sugar
1/4 cup Chopped Spring onion
1/4 cup Chopped cabbage
1/4 cup Chopped carrot
1/4 cup Chopped capsicum
1/4 cup Chopped mushrooms
1/4 cup Cauliflower
A few bean sprouts
1 1/2 tbsp. Cornflour mixed with 1/4 cup water
Salt according to taste


1.Take four cups of water put Soya sauce, chili sauce, pepper powder, vinegar, sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil.
2.Add all vegetables and sprouts. Simmer for 2-3 minute without covering.
3.Add cornflour, mixed in water and stir continuously till it becomes thick.
4.Serve hot.

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