Tomato Soup, Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is a favourite among the kids and even the adults. The homemade soup does not taste as good as the ones served in a restaurant. This recipe will help you make a delicious soup better then the restaurant one. This Tomato Soup is rich and creamy but not too heavy. I have avoided the use of cornflour for thickening and instead have used the natural starch of a potato.

Don’t skip the croutons as tomato soup with crispy croutons is the best combination. If you have a Air fryer then make the croutons using it. They taste better than the fried ones.

Yield: Serves 4 to 5
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients
For the soup
500 grams ripe tomatoes roughly chopped
1 large onion roughly chopped
5 large cloves of garlic peeled
1 medium potato peeled and grated
2 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoon fresh cream

For the croutons
3 slice of bread
Garlic Butter for the bread

Method

  • The Croutons
  • Butter the bread slices on both the sides.
  • Cut into cube or bite size.
  • Bake in a hot oven till crisp.

The Soup

  • Heat the butter in a pot, add the garlic and stir till colour starts to change.
  • Add the onion and cook while stirring till translucent.
  • Now add the sugar and the tomatoes and cook till they start to become mushy.
  • Add potato, 2 cups water and pressure cook  for 15 minutes.
  • Blend in a blender to a pure.
  • Strain and transfer to a pot, add salt and pepper.
  • Boil the soup, add water to adjust the thickness to your liking.
  • Taste and season accordingly.
  • Stir in half the cream. Take off the heat.
  • Serve in individual bowls topped with rest of cream and a few Croutons.

Note: You can avoid the butter for the croutons. Croutons can be made in air fryer.

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