Jayben’s Spicy Tomato Soup – BY ILA ROHIT P. This soup

INGREDIENTS

  • 4-6 Roma Tomatoes
  • 4 oz water
  • 1 tsp clarified butter
  • 1 inch shredded ginger root
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 4-5 curry leaves (optional)
  • 1 hot green chili
  • Coriander for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  • Boil water. Add tomatoes, and cover the pot with a lid. After 10 minutes, remove the tomatoes from the pot and let sit for 5-10 minutes. Once cool to the touch, remove the tomatoes’ skin.
  • Blend the tomatoes to make a puree.
  • In a pot add the clarified butter, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, and clove. Be careful when heating, the clove can pop out of the pan.
  • When the cumin seeds turn black, gently add the pureed tomatoes, 1 cup of water, turmeric, salt, sugar, ginger, chili, and curry leaves. Boil for about 10 minutes on medium heat. Turn the stove off and add the coriander.

Tip:

This soup pairs well with veggie sandwiches, grilled
cheese, or croutons.

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