Jain Tomato Soup Recipe

The Indian version of this flavorful and nutritious tomato soup is made without onion and garlic. It is the best choice as an appetizer or a starter before your final meal. Jain tomato soup could be your comfort soup in winters or on rainy days.

This recipe for tomato soup is not so fancy. While using simple ingredients you can make a good creamy tomato soup. The cream of tomato soup has a separate charm. This soup is always available at Indian and Chinese restaurants.

Nowadays, you can also find ready-made packets of soup to get your soup prepared in zero time without any effort. But the taste of your handmade soup in which you have poured your love and effort is priceless. This Jain tomato soup recipe will help you in making an amazing soup at home.

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 medium tomatoes (fresh and washed that makes about 4 cups of chopped tomatoes)
  • 1 medium-sized carrot (peeled and cut into small pieces)
  • 1 celery stick, chopped
  • 1 inch peeled and sliced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/8 tablespoon black pepper
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup sour cream

Seasonings for tomato soup

  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tablespoon asafetida hing
  • 1 tbsp cilantro
  • Finely chopped Hara dhania (coriander)

Steps of making delicious Jain Tomato Soup

  1. Add the chopped ginger in heated oil in a saucepan.
  2. Fry the ginger until it is lightly browned.
  3. Then add celery and chopped carrots for frying. Stir fry for two minutes.
  4. For adding flavor to your soup add salt, pepper, and sugar. Also, add chopped potatoes. Cook until the tomatoes get pulpy and spongy.
  5. Let it sizzle for a few minutes and set aside to cool it down.
  6. After cooling the tomato mixture, blend the tomato puree in a blender after adding a cup of sour cream.
  7. In another frying pan or a big saucepan, heat the oil and add cumin seeds as well as asafetida. As the cumin cracks, throw in the cilantro.
  8. Stir and mix tomato puree in this heated material. Also pour 2 cups of water. You can adjust the quantity as per liking.
  9. Cook at low flame after it gets boiled.
  10. Serve this soup when hot by showering coriander at the top.
  11. You can skip the addition of sour cream in your soup if you want. It’s completely up to your choice.

FAQs?

Why do we add other veggies like carrots and celery in tomato soup?

Carrots enhance the nutritional value of the soup and also add a good pop of color to your soup while celery adds natural sweetness and balances the flavor of the soup.

Jain Tomato Soup Recipe
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Jain Tomato Soup Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 medium tomatoes fresh and washed that makes about 4 cups of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 medium-sized carrot peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 1 celery stick chopped
  • 1 inch peeled and sliced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/8 tablespoon black pepper
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup sour cream

Seasonings for tomato soup

  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tablespoon asafetida hing
  • 1 tbsp cilantro
  • Finely chopped Hara dhania coriander

Instructions

  • Add the chopped ginger in heated oil in a saucepan.
  • Fry the ginger until it is lightly browned.
  • Then add celery and chopped carrots for frying. Stir fry for two minutes.
  • For adding flavor to your soup add salt, pepper, and sugar. Also, add chopped potatoes. Cook until the tomatoes get pulpy and spongy.
  • Let it sizzle for a few minutes and set aside to cool it down.
  • After cooling the tomato mixture, blend the tomato puree in a blender after adding a cup of sour cream.
  • In another frying pan or a big saucepan, heat the oil and add cumin seeds as well as asafetida. As the cumin cracks, throw in the cilantro.
  • Stir and mix tomato puree in this heated material. Also pour 2 cups of water. You can adjust the quantity as per liking.
  • Cook at low flame after it gets boiled.
  • Serve this soup when hot by showering coriander at the top.
  • You can skip the addition of sour cream in your soup if you want. It's completely up to your choice.

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