Easy Tomato Soup Recipe

Few weeks back we went to our favourite veg restaurant, usually i dont order soup there. But this time i thought of trying their tomato soup..I ordered and enjoyed it..This made me realize that i haven't posted tomato soup recipe in my blog. 

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So the next day itself, i made my soup, clicked it and enjoyed it to the core. Some people add cream in their tomato soup. But i dont usually add. Soups are meant to be healthy, so i dont want to make it unhealthy with the addition of cream. But i like to add a touch of butter in my soup. Because it gives nice flavour to the soup.

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turned out for you..

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 15 to 20 mins
Serves : 4


Butter - 1 tsp
Bay Leaf - 1
Garlic - 4 cloves
Onion - 1 medium size chopped
Tomatoes - 4 medium size chopped
Beetroot - 1/4 of a medium one, peeled and cubed
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp or to taste
Cornflour / Cornstarch - 1 tsp
Milk - 1/4 cup
Tomato Ketchup - 2 tsp (Optional)
Water - 3 to 4 cups

For Croutons:
Bread Slices - 2
Oil - 1 tblspn


Heat butter in a cooker, add in bay leaf and garlic, saute for a min.

Add in onions and saute for another min.

Add in beetroot and tomatoes. Saute for 2 mins.

Add in salt, sugar and mix well. Add in water. Cover and pressure cook for 2 whistle. Simmer the cooker for 5 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam escape all by itself.

Now open the cooker, remove the bay leaf. 

Use a handblender to puree the soup. If you dont have hand blender, cool the mix then puree the soup in a blender.

Pour the pureed soup through a sieve and sieve well. 

Mix cornflour with milk and set aside.

Now pour the soup in a sauce pan, add pepper, tomato ketchup and cornflour milk. Boil once.

Remove and serve hot with some croutons.

For Croutons.

Cut bread slices into small squares.

Heat oil in a tawa and place the cut bread slices in oil and fry till golden on both sides. Remove to a plate and set aside

Take all your ingredients

Start by making croutons..Take couple of bread slice

cut into squares

Heat oil in a tawa

Place bread slices over it

fry till golden on both sides

remove it to a plate and set aside
Melt some butter in a pressure cooker

Add in bay leaf

few chopped garlic pieces

add in onion

saute for a min

Add in tomatoes and beetroots

saute for a min

Add in salt 

and some sugar

saute for 2 mins

Pour in water

mix well

Pressure cook 

now everything is cooked

now take the bay leaf out of the cooker

i used a hand blender to puree the soup

If you dont have a handblender, use normal blender to puree,
but cool the soup lightly before blending

now strain this whole thing in a sauce pan

Use a ladle to help it strain

keep pushing

I kept on pushing till the last bit of the soup is extracted

This is the silky smooth soup

This is optional, add some ketchup, ketchup gives a
little kick to the soup
add some black pepper
Take cornflour in a bowl

Add 1/4 cup of milk and mix well
Pour this into the soup
Bring it to a boil

Mix well and boil it once..
Now take a bowl

ladle your soup in

place some crispy bread croutons

sprinkle some pepper powder


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