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Tomato Shorba

A lovely soup from Maharashtra made from tomatoes and coconut with a delicate touch of spices.

Ingredients

  • Cooking Time : 15 minutes.

  • Preparation Time : 15 minutes.

  • Serves 6.

  • Ingredients

  • 1 kg. tomatoes

  • 2 teaspoons gram flour (besan)

  • 1/2 coconut, grated

  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 3 to 4 curry leaves

  • 2 to 3 green chillies

  • 1 tablespoon jaggery or 2 teaspoons sugar

  • 1 tablespoon ghee

  • salt to taste

  • For the garnish

  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander

Method

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    Method

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    Cut the tomatoes into big pieces. Add 2 teacups of water and put to cook. When cooked, prepare a thick puree by passing through a sieve.

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    Add 2 1/2 teacups of water to the grated coconut and blend in a liquidizer. Strain and take out thin coconut milk.

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    Add the gram flour to the coconut milk and mix well.

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    4.

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    Heat the ghee and fry the cumin seeds for a few seconds. Add the curry leaves and green chillies and fry again for a few seconds.

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    Add the tomato puree, coconut milk mixture, jaggery and salt.

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    Cook for a few minutes.

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    Sprinkle coriander on top and serve hot.

Notes

Garnish with a Tomato Rose

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Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
i love tomato sup.. the coconut milk touch is really interesting .. thanks for submitting..