Sunday, May 20, 2012

Turmeric Tomato Soup (Indian Style)

It is one thing to happily cook, the other is what shall we cook.  Oh-god, the major killer I suppose is where to begin for the day. Every now and then, I really don't care who is going to scream unhappily over the food I cook. I cook, they better eat ((Dhal Bitter Gourd Curry). If I can eat my self-cooked food daily (Malaysian Vegetarian Panini), what's the complaint then (Vegetable Green Curry) even if I keep it simple as possible (Cumin Rice, Cucumber Yogurt Salad & Vegetarian Noodle Soup)?? Just the other day, I made this turmeric tomato soup (Corn Soup & Hot Masala Lentil Soup) which may be perceived as so ordinary, let me tell you that it is packed with healthy punch-me-punch-you healthiness (Yogurt Rasam). A vegetarian version indeed (Mee Rebus Vegetarian & Mee Rojak Vegetarian), I am calling out to vegetarians and non-vegetarians as well. Who ever said vegetarian food is boring and tasteless (Vegetable Achar, Vegetable Kurma & Vegetarian Mutton Currry)? Please don't talk too much until and unless you try this turmeric tomato soup. Bright turmeric hue, mild sour tinge from tomatoes and scented alongside cumin seeds and coriander leaves. Call me once you tuck in okay??

2 large tomatoes - chopped
1 tsp turmeric/kunyit powder
5 garlic - crushed
1 red onion - sliced thinly
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp oil
2 stalks of coriander leaves - sliced
Pepper and salt to taste

Add tomatoes, crushed garlic and turmeric into a pot with 1/2 liter of water.
Simmer over low heat till heated through.
Into a frying pan, heat oil.
When heated, fry onion until light brown in color.
Put in cumin seeds and coriander leaves.
Quickly stir and pour over the heated soup.
Stir all in and off the heat.
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  1. Something difference...
    Mayb I should try someday.. I like abc soup... Mayb next time I put some turmeric inside

  2. Wow what an interesting flavor :) Turmeric does bring a lovely color :)

  3. Looks lovely, Nava. It's actually HOT middle of the summer hot. Soup will have to wait for a cool down :)

  4. I think you should open your own little restaurant soon! All your dishes are beautiful!

  5. look's delicious i love the presentation of ya recipe..!!!!

  6. i wonder how the tumeric will change the taste of the clear tomato soup. interesting and i'd love to try :)

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  7. Is it something like the soup they give at Kanna Curry House?

  8. I love the flavor of turmeric but I only have one recipe that I use it in: Khao Soi. It's a northern Thai dish. I'll love to give this one a try :)

  9. What a lovely soup. I too enjoy the turmeric and cumin spices.

  10. This soup looks heavenly - how can one go wrong with tumeric :D

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  11. I love using turmeric! The color is creates is just so beautiful and i just love the flavor. This soup sounds amazing. I would love to try some if only it werent so darn hot here!!!

  12. This is definitely a unique soup!

  13. Yum! This a colourful dish!Can't wait to try this soup this winter.

  14. This is yumms! I reckon its a good recipe for those of us nursing a flu. Something different from teh usual chicken soup.

  15. This is a unique way to eat tomatoe soup looks yummy


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