Tomato soup is comforting and warm. It can make a bleak day look much much happier. One sip and you'll have warmth streaming into your body from your fingertips to your toes!
You need tomatoes, onions, garlic, red chili powder, oil, cream and some stock or water for this yummy soup.
You want to start by blanching and peeling your tomatoes.
You then fry your onions and garlic in a bit of oil. And simply throw in your blanched tomatoes.
You then break down the tomatoes with the back of your spoon or spatula. Considering the tomatoes are already cooked, this should happen quite easily. Pour your stock or water over the tomato, onion and garlic mixture. Sprinkle your chili too. Allow this mixture to simmer for a couple of minutes. Puree and pour into a cup. Spoon some cream on top, and you are good to go!
Makes 1 cup
- 4 small Tomatoes
- 1 small Onion, finely chopped
- 3-4 cloves Garlic, minced
- 1/2tsp Red Chili Powder
- 1 cup Stock/Water
- 2tsp Oil
- 1tsp Cream
Blanch the tomatoes in some water and remove the skins.
Fry the onions and garlic in the oil till golden brown. Add the tomatoes and break them up with your spoon. Pour the stock all over and sprinkle the chili on top. Allow the mixture to simmer for a couple of minutes. Cool.
Puree the tomato mixture and heat it for a few minutes in a saucepan. Add salt to taste.
Serve hot with a drizzle of cream.