Sunday, June 6, 2010

Tomato Soup Recipe

Homemade Tomato Soup Recipe

Tomato SoupThis is my family's favourite soup, so I prepare it frequently. I do not like buying ready made soup packets and always prefer to prepare it at home with fresh ingredients. This is very simple and easy to prepare and also a very common soup. I simply adore this soup for its flavor. A bowl of steaming hot homemade soup topped with cream is one of the most comforting foods for me.

Ingredients needed

Big juicy tomatoes -4
Onion -1 medium chopped
Garlic - 3 cloves chopped
Pepper powder and salt to taste
Butter- 2 tsp
All purpose flour/maida - 3/4 tsp
Bread croutons - (optional)

tomato soup recipeMethod

Heat butter in a pan,fry garlic and onions.

Add chopped tomatoes, 1 cup of water, salt and pressure cook for 1 whistle.

After it cools, puree it in a blender.

Strain the blended mixture in a soup strainer to remove seeds and skin.

Melt a little butter in a pan, add maida to it and cook for a few seconds on low flame. Keep stirring. Maida is added to thicken the soup.

Now add the blended mixture little by little to the above while constantly stirring the maida.
(This is done to prevent formation of lumps)

Reheat the soup, check for salt. Add needed pepper powder and serve it topped with cream and fried bread croutons. Enjoy a bowl of hot steaming homemade soup!!

Note -If u do not have a pressure cooker, you can cook it in an open pan.
This recipe serves 2.

Meet you all again with an interesting post, till then it is bye from padhu of padhuskitchen.

92 comments:

  1. tomato soup looks delicious dear...
    love the cute tomato man:-)

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  2. Lipsmacking soup, beautiful presentation as always Padhu..

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  3. such a beautiful tomato carving..love this soup anytime..

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  4. Tomato carving looks so fun. The soup is delicious too!

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  5. hi,
    thanks for dropping by....nice blog with variety of recipes!

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  6. love the colur and texture of the soup.U can also replace 1 tblsp yellow moong dal for maida.just add while pressure cooking.
    cute tomatoes and nice click

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  7. Healthy, tasty soup. Your decorations are very eye-catching Padhu. A very creative work.

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  8. tomato soup, anytime! what a cute carving!

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  9. so so cute..im soo in awe of how u create these lil fun stuff...

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  10. I guess everybody loves this soup.
    Its obviously my favorite too, loved your presentation.

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  11. Delicious homemade tomato soup..Tomato man is so cute..

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  12. Easy n tasty tomato recipe.....lovely click n nice presentation..
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  13. the tomato man is so cute!

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  14. beautiful presentation & super soup!!

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  15. Haha! That Tomato man is so cute!! Good job P. My daughter loves to have Tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich for lunch. Looks yummy.

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  16. yummy and colourfull soup...loved ur version...too gud presentation

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  17. healthy soup , tomato man very nice.....

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  18. Your decorations are so cool! Can't wait to try my hand at tomato carving when my niece is in town (she is 4 and loves to play in the kitchen)
    Love that tomato soup, very refreshing.

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  19. Amazing texture to the soup is rich n it will make it more flavorful n aromatic i suppose.Fab presentation as always.

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  20. Yes I love that tomato carving too! Love your presentation, very nice and healthy soup.

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  21. Delicious homemade tomato soup..Tomato man is so cute..

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  22. Padhu..Soup looks delectable, cute clicks..Love the tomato man..

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  23. Tomato soup is one of our all time, year 'round favorites. So delicious and so full of nutrition. Yours looks bright and delightful!

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  24. I love the tomato carving too...cute presentation! A very delicious and healthy Soup!

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  25. Healthy soup and cute tomato man :)
    beautifully presented.

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  26. tomato soup looks so comforting...lovely presentation!

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  27. Delicious soup. bookmarking for later use. love mr. tomato.

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  28. All time fav soup..looks so delicious. Very cute presentation dear.

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  29. looks yummy...love the cute tomattar guy...

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  30. Great looking Soup..very well taken picture!

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  31. lovely soup.....beautiful presentation....awesome padhu

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  32. superb...your presentation looks nice...Awesome...

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  33. Soup looks like rich and creamy!! Love your presentation padhu:)

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  34. hi padhu this really a lovely recipe i love tomato soup , mostly i will have outside , i am so happy for this post
    thanks alot now i will prepare in home

    good night padhu

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  35. Padu,

    Cute tomato guy, looking at his friends who form the soup.

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  36. Cute Carving.....Simple & Easy Soup for any time !

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  37. Wonderful presentation, Padhu..Love the tomato man and the tomato soup ...

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  38. hmm..reminds me of Inter mountain express!:) Loved the tomato man pathu!

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  39. Delicious Tomato soup....fell like i m looking at a restaurant menu card...:)

    Love tomatoes...Will try this recipe for sure :)

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  40. Hey this soup looks so yummy...

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  41. Wow!...a tomato man with a leafy hat..how much ideas you have it in stock Padhu...by the by, i like tomato soup very much my dear.

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  42. i like tomato soup..i am searching for a spoon to taste it from the screen...it is inviting...mmm... cute presentation.

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  43. Hi Padhu

    Both the Tomato Soup and Tomato Man looks wonderful and especially the color of the soup is awesome. Must have tasted great as well.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  44. Tomato soup looks tempting!loved the tomato man too....

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  45. Hi Padhu, the tomato man is so cute. I agree nothing to beat a homemade tomato soup.

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  46. hi padhu, your soup looks very delicious.. more that ur presentations surely put a wonderful smile on anyone's face..

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  47. I liked the tomato man very much. Ofcourse tomato soup looks yummy and tempting and its very good for health.

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  48. Looks like tomato man does not want to share his soup with anyone else - he's guarding it close! Love the recipe!

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  49. Tomato Soup is an instant pick-me-up for me.Can't say which one I like better..the soup or the crouton!!

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  50. Delicious and colorful soup with nice presentation.

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  51. Beautiful presentation.Love the soup and clicks.

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  52. hehehe..cute tomato man with a cute tomato hate...perfect soup ..looks delicious.

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  53. Love your soup recipe. I use corn flour to thicken my soup and it works just as well. I love your tomato man. Can you post - how to make him please?

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  54. Nice tomato soup dear nice colour of the soup looks very easy sure it will taste good with rolls...

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  55. Simple presentation! Loved it!!! Soup looks so yumm! :D

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  56. so rich and creamy! liked ur tomato carving... u very creative!

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  57. Love and yummy soup. Cute presentation asusual.

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  59. Hey wow thats a yummy one...i alwaz use to try tomato soup but i dint get it this perfect...urs is really a nice perfect one... and the presentation was fabulous...

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  60. Soup looks very good, nice presentation. Glad to follow you:-)

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  61. Soup came out perfect! That a lovely cute man :)

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  62. That looks too cool! Awesome and cute decor! Great as always!

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  63. Warming tomato soup,love the tomato carving :D

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  64. Yummy tomato soup...ideal for a rainy day.
    I love your carvings and presentation.

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  65. great receipe..easy preparation ...thanks

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  66. I really like your recipes and presentation ideas!

    May I throw in a suggestion here? Instead of using flour to thicken the soup, you could add peeled and chopped carrots in the pressure cooker and blend them along with the tomatoes. That way, you not only get a deep rich colour, but your soup gets enriched with vitamins and fibre. The sweetness of the carrots complements the sourness of the tomatoes.

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  67. Can you please let me know what kind of cream I can add ? Is there any brand that i can buy at the store ?

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  68. Dairy cream.I am in India, we get only Amul fresh cream here .It is good.

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  69. hi

    this is nagarajan i like your wprepration of varies soup .. i going to start business veg and non veg soup so kindly help me how to prepare all type of vegitable soup.. this is my no 9003393144. please make call to me .

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  70. what do u do with fried garlic and onions?

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  71. 1.simple soup
    2.in all your recipes tell the number of servings. As I am alone I would like to modify the ingredients to suit one serving.
    3.instead of maida can I use corn flour

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  72. Venkataraman -
    Now a days, I am mentioning it in all my recipes, Sir. This was posted long time back.
    This recipe serves 2 .You will get only 2 cups as shown in the picture above. So you can prepare the same measurement.
    You can use cornflour (cornstarch in US) also instead of maida .

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  73. Hi padhu
    tempting tomato soup, excellent presentation & yummy taste!! thanks dear!

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  74. thanks, made my cold disappear in seconds....

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  75. Hai padhu,
    I have been trying many of our receipes and it is coming out really well...but this tomato soup was bit sour and not as thick as they serve in hotel...i have added everything as per your instructions.

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    1. Thank you for liking my recipes. Regarding your doubts - Soup might be sour because of the type of tomatoes used. You must use fully ripe, juicy tomatoes preferable Bangalore tomatoes. If you want a thick soup, dilute a tsp cornflour with little water, add to the soup and boil it.The soup will thicken. Since maida, cornflour is not good for health, I have added very less. If fact I skip that when preparing for kids.

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  76. Hi Padhu. I like all your recipes. I checkout your posts first before
    I try with any new recipes. Please let me know if I can use anything other than maida?

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    1. Thank you so much Saraswathi. You can add wheat flour also.

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  77. Padhu you are the go to girl before I try any recipes.
    Unfortunately curry leaves are not so readily available in canberra.keep up the excellent work.thank you

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  78. Hi padhu ji I have been trying out your recipes for soup and they taste wonderful I just want to mention that I have replaced maida with grinded ots it thickens the soup and is healthy too

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  79. Hi Padhu,
    The tomato soup came out really well.. Thank you so much for the recipe..

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  80. Hi...look up to ur website fr all qurries

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  81. Hi thanks for the great recipes
    I have a question here
    When to add onion garlic didnt see here

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    1. Thanks a lot for liking my recipes .The first line under method tells you to fry onion and garlic.

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  82. Thts a tasty soup even without adding maida.. 😋 thnx padhu

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