Sunday, January 11, 2009

Tomato Shorba.

Shorba is the Indian name for soup and is a North Indian dish. It can be made using ingredients like chicken , spinach , Dal (Lentils) etc.It can be served with Papad before or after appetizers.
Ingredients :
4 diced Tomatoes , 1/4th Cup diced onion , 1/2 inch green chilly ,
Salt to taste , 1/2 tspn sugar , Water , Butter , 1 tbspn butter , 2 tspn lemon juice.
Cilantro to garnish
Procedure :
Cook diced tomatoes , onions and green chilly in a pressure cooker or microwave. Blend well in a mixer. Heat butter in a pan add cumin . Let it splutter. Add the blended tomato + Onion mixture and water enough to eliminate the sour taste of the tomato. Add sugar and salt to taste. Let boil for about 5 minutes. Ad about 2 tspn lemon juice. Turn of the heat. Shorba is ready to serve. Garnish with cilantro.
Note : You add water enough to eliminate the sour taste of tomato and then add lemon juice so that you get the refreshing sour taste of the lemon. This helps you to get the color of tomato and refreshing aroma from the lemon.


RS said...

Hi Swati, I tried this shorba.. Really good to have on a cold day.. Being a soupoholic I expect more recipes on soups :-)

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