Tomato Soup



  • 8 Tomatoes (medium size)
  • 3-1/2 cups Water
  • 1/2 tbsp Butter
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Bay leaf and cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Cream for garnishing


  • Put the tomatoes in a saucepan with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook until tomatoes become tender. You can also pressure cook it (wait for 2 whistles and then switch off the gas).
  • Make tomato puree in an electric blender. Add water and strain it to remove the seeds and tomato skin.
  • Heat butter in a pan.
  • Add black pepper powder, red chilli powder, bay leaf and cumin powder and salt.
  • Add tomato puree, bring to boil and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat .
  • Serve hot. Garnish it with cream separately in each bowl.

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