My basil plant is striving. Ah lovely, compared the curry leaf plant (curry leaves pepper soup) I am unsure if will last or no. Anyway, after pruning the basil plant, the leaves I added into this tomato soup tangy sweet soup.
2 medium size tomatoes
1 1/2 cup vegetable stock
1/2 inch ginger - sliced
4 shallots - thinly sliced
3-4 sprigs of basil leaves - remove leaves
2 tbsp olive oil
Black pepper and salt for taste
Add tomatoes, ginger and vegetable stock into a pot.
Simmer till tomatoes are soft.
Remove from heat and let it cool down for a while.
Add into food processor/blender and pulse to a smooth thick mixture.
Heat oil and when heated, fry shallots till light brown in colour.
Pour tomato mixture and season with pepper and salt.
Once heated through, add basil leaves.
Stir and remove from heat.
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