Sunday, May 20, 2012

Turmeric Tomato Soup

Turmeric. Conclusively. Turmeric and us Indians. Turmeric and our Indian cooking. Turmeric is a must in our kitchen. Turmeric doing a whole lot of wonders for our health (Bitter Gourd Sambar,  Mor Rasam, Creamy Coconut Lentil Curry, Sodhi & Mor Kuzambu). Of course. Undeniably. In fact, turmeric is our magical wand ingredient. You name it, it can ditch aside your health concern. The closest and nearest will be its anti-inflammatory benefits, goodness and nourishes. Careful though. A tiny bit goes a long way. Otherwise, bitterness may be the outcome of your dish (Aloo Gobi, Vazhakkai Podimas, Carrot Poriyal, Chloe Masala, Tapioca Stir Fry & Kurkuri Bhindi). Literally into any dish and today, lemme share with all of you how to make this simplified, healing our health and our well being Turmeric Tomato Soup (Corn Soup, Pumpkin Soup & Mixed Vegetable Soup). A couple of our pantry friendly ingredients, as usual (Cucumber Yogurt Salad), for this scented by cumin seeds and coriander leaves, tangy and non-boring Indian style Turmeric Tomato Soup. 

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 tip over the heated soup.
Stir all in and off the heat.


  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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