Tomato Soup


The finest of tomato soups, is here now. I made it today and it turned out to be delicious. Everyone enjoyed it with croûtons.  A big hit! especially for this oh-so-freaking cold weather.

Ingredients:

Butter———————– 1 cup
Onion———————– 1 finely chopped
Tomatoes——————- 1 kg
Tomato puree————— 1 tsp
Stock———————— 30 oz or 1 1/2 pint
Cloves of garlic—————— 3
Bay leaf————————- 2 leaves
Potato————————– 1 large
Carrot————————– 1 sliced
salt and pepper to taste
Sugar————————— 1 tsp
Corn flour for thickening——— 1 1/2 tsp
Milk with extra cream———- 2 oz

Procedure:-

1. Melt the butter in pressure cooker.
2. Add onions, sliced tomatoes, carrots, spices, potato and cook for 10 minutes.
3.Add liquid and seasonings and stir well.
4.Cover the cooker, bring to pressure cook on high pressure 10 minutes and then allow to reduce to room temperature.
5. Sieve the soup and blend the residual, and add to the soup.
6. Add the corn flour, blended milk with corn flour.
7. Add sugar to taste.
8. Serve with cream poured in after the soup has been dished out and garnish with croutons.

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