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Easy Indian Tomato Soup (Saar)

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Just the thing for a cold wintry night. Here is a wonderfully easy recipe for traditional Indian tomato soup. It is ready in a jiffy, tastes wonderful, and acts as a lovely side-dish or appetizer. Serve it with a heavy curry/rice combo and some papadams and you are in heaven.

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  • Calories:
  • 108 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place the tomatoes and 1/2 cup water in a microwave-safe bowl, and cook on High 4 minutes in the microwave. Reserve the cooking water. Cool tomatoes slightly, peel, and discard skins. Process the tomatoes, reserved water, and garlic in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  2. Melt the ghee in a skillet over medium heat, and cook the mustard seed 1 minute. Stir in the curry leaves. Pour the processed tomatoes and garlic into the skillet. Stir in remaining 1 cup water. Mix in sugar, paprika, and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and mix in the cilantro. Continue cooking 5 minutes. Serve warm.
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Reviews

Saz
16
6/16/2007

Very Good recipe.

KarateChick
10
6/11/2011

Great recipe! But I did feel like the the flavor needed a little something extra, so I added ginger and nutmeg, and it was wonderful!