Friday, February 5, 2010

MICROWAVE TOMATO SOUP

Tomato soup a tasty and healthy soup ,which is ideal for loosing the weight.this entry goes to srivalli of http://cooking4allseasons.blogspot.com and http://simplysara07.blogspot.com for the ongoing event MEC-SOUPS.

INGREDIENTS:

  1. Ripened roma tomatoes-9
  2. Carrots medium-2
  3. Onion medium-1
  4. Pepper powder-1/8Th spoon
  5. Salt-to taste
  6. Corn starch diluted in water-1/4th cup
  7. Whole garam masala tied in a cloth-1/4th teaspoon
  8. Red food colour-2 to 3 drops
  9. Cheese-for serving
  10. Toasted bread slices-4
PREPARATIONS:
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  1. To reduce time of cooking chop tomatoes and onions finely,grind carrot coarsely.
  2. Apply butter to bread and cut into squares
  3. Whole garam masala includes small cinnamon stick,1 cardamom and 2 cloves.just place them in a cotton cloth and make a knot
  4. Take 2 table spoons of corn starch and dilute it in water,adjust according to the thickness for the soup.

METHOD:
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  1. Take a microwave safe bowl and add water and chopped veggies.Micro wave till done
  2. Now once the veggies are cooled strain the water and grind to a fine puree.
  3. Strained water can be added to the grounded puree
  4. Now place this puree in a microwave safe bowl and cook for 3 minutes add the food color,pepper powder,salt and masala cloth,and cornstarch
  5. Once the soup is done take off the masala cloth and squeeze it to drop all the flavoured juices in the soup and through it out
  6. Take serving bowls and pour soup,add cheeses and bread pieces while serving.As presentation is important to impress the guests
  7. Enjoy the soup

IMPORTANT NOTE: Add the spices according to Ur taste level,I usually make it spicy,so please see Ur convinence for adding the spices