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Tomato Soup

June 20, 2012

Here is the recipe for monsoon you all were eagerly waiting for…enjoy the season without any hassles of health problems.

Ingredients:

  1. Tomato
  2. 1 clove garlic, peeled & chopped
  3. Ghee- 2 Tsp
  4. Scrapped Coconut – 2-3 tsp
  5. Black mustard seed- 1 tsp
  6. Cumin seed – 1 tsp
  7. Curry leaves- fresh
  8. Cinnamon – ¼ tsp
  9. Jaggery/ Sugar- 1 tsp

Procedure:

Cook tomatoes in 4 cup of water.

Lets the tomatoes cool down, remove its skin & smash it.

Add coconut, ginger, garlic, and chili, ½ cup of water & tomato puree.

Blend until liquefied

Heat a soup pot on medium flame & add ghee, mustard seeds & curry leaves. Stir until the seeds pop, and then add the coconut mixture.

Cook for one min then pour in the blended tomatoes, cinnamon, salt, Jaggery & ½ cup water, let it boil, cover & turn off the heat.

Health Benefits:

  1. It contains large amount of vitamins, minerals & antioxidants.
  2. Best Appetizer
  3. Tomato contains lycopene the highly powerful antioxidant which helps in fighting cancer.
  4. It protects liver from cirrhosis.
  5. Dissolves gall stones.
  6. It’s a natural antiseptic.
  7. Nicotinic acid in tomato helps in reducing Cholesterol.
  8. Useful in Diabetes if  Jaggery/ sugar is not used.

 

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