Tomato Soup


4 big ripe tomatoes
4 tbsp cornflour
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp pepper powder
2 tbsp tomato sauce
salt, as required
1 tbsp butter
8 cups water ( 3 cups + 4 cups + 1 cup)


  1. Chop each tomato into 6-8 pieces and keep it aside.
  2. In a saucepan, add chopped tomato and 3 cups of water and cook well.
  3. Allow it to cool and then puree/ grind it adding little water used for cooking tomatoes.
  4. Then strain well the pureed tomato to the remaining water used for cooking tomatoes and keep it aside.
  5. In a bowl, add cornflour and 1 cup of water and mix well without any lumps.
  6. Transfer the strained tomato puree into a thick pan and add 4 cups of water. sugar, pepper powder and salt.
  7. Switch on the flame and boil well. Then reduce to low flame and add cornflour little by little stirring continuously.
  8. When it boils well, add tomato sauce and mix well. Add butter to this and mix well. Switch off the flame and serve hot…

Recipe Source: Lekshmi Nair (You Tube)

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