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Tomato Shorba ( Desi Khana)


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Tomato shorba is a tangy soup made from tomatoes and coconut milk, mildly spiced with cumin seeds and green chillies. The addition of jaggery imparts a slight sweetness and reduces the sourness of tomatoes, making the soup all the more pleasing to the palate.

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

Method
  1. Combine the tomatoes and 1½ cups of water in a deep pan and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till the tomatoes turn soft.
  2. Allow them to cool completely and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  3. Strain the purée and keep aside.
  4. Combine the coconut milk and besan in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  5. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves and green chillies and sauté for a few seconds.
  7. Add the tomato purée, coconut milk-besan mixture, jaggery and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the coriander and mix well.
  9. Serve hot.
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