Sep 19, 2008

Tomato Soup

This is a spicy tomato soup which can be had during any time of the day and perfect with breadsticks..We had this for dinner along with garlic bread and it served a meal in itself.It can be had when one is down with cold..Here is the recipe..

Ingredients

Tomatoes - 4 or 5
Onions - 1 small size
Red Bell pepper - 1 (optional)
Garlic - 2 cloves
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
Bay leaf - 1
Cloves - 2
Salt and pepper to taste
Butter - spoon
Tomato ketchup - 1 tablespoon (optional)

Directions

Heat the butter in a large saucepan, add the bay leaf and cloves and saute for a minute.Then add the chopped ginger,garlic,onion and saute until they soften.

Then add the bell pepper,chopped tomatoes, chilli powder, salt and pepper and bring them to a boil..Simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes until it turns mushy..

Discard the bay leaf and cloves and transfer the ingredients to a blender.Blend it into a smooth paste..Strain again if needed..Stir in the tomato ketchup..

Serve hot with croutons or bread/soupsticks of your choice...

Sending this to WYF:Salads/Starters/Soups hosted by EC..

Also sending the following entries to the event..

Sweet corn Soup

Red and Yellow Bell Pepper Soup

Asparagus Soup

Cream of Mushroom soup

24 comments:

  1. Love the color DIvya..soup Comes out perfect.

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  2. Looks different and tasty ur soup Div :) quiet a nice filling indeed!

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  3. Quite filling soup.Can feel the warmth of the soup

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  4. Nice comforting soup Divya. Nice color and click

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  5. Oh the bell peppers must have added so much flavor! looks yum...i can imagine dipping crusty garlic bread in it on cold, wintery nights. soup is such a perfect meal when you are down, isn't it?

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  6. the soup looks so refreshing divya!

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  7. lovely divya .. i havent tatsed it with red bell pepper .. sounds great

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  8. I love soups, yours looks very filling and comforting.

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  9. Thats a different kind of tomato soup worth a try. Looks delicious.

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  10. Looks nice divya..must've been tasty.

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  11. nice soup and nice color. I prepare the same way but what I do is after straining, I again bring the liquid to boil adding some more water for tht xtra thickness. You'r sure looks good.

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  12. I love all those spices you have in there...and the ketchup. Very nice, Divya.

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  13. This looks so creamy...waiting for winter to begin to start making soups, have bookmarked a lot of varieties to try out...Thanks for all these lovely entries to the event

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  14. Nice comforting soup Divya.Love the color.
    There is small treat for u at my blog:)

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  15. Very nice colour and texture... looks yummy:)

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  16. This is my kind of tomato soup ... i have a similar post too :)

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  17. I always loves to have tomato soup,Yours looks yummiiyyy...will try it soon DV

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  18. Sounds delicious. This is my kind of food and now it's getting colder so I bookmarked this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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  19. u churn up so many good soups divs... cool...never tried bell pepper

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