Healthy Tomato Soup (Low Calorie) Video by Tarla Dalal's Team

Healthy Tomato Soup (Low Calorie) Video by Tarla Dalal's Team

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Creamy but not sinful, the Healthy Tomato Soup is a perfect low-cal option for those who love creamy tomato soup. Here, the creamy texture is attained using moong dal and low-fat milk. With just 1 tsp of low-fat butter for six servings, this recipe is perfect for weight watchers. Despite being ‘slim’, it is loaded with nutrients, especially vitamin A from the tomatoes and protein from the dal.

  

Recipe Description for Healthy Tomato Soup ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)

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Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

5 cups roughly chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , washed and drained
1 tsp low-fat butter
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp sugar
1/2 cup low-fat milk (99.7% fat-free)
salt to taste
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)

For Serving
toasted whole wheat bread croutons , refer handy tip

Method
  1. Combine 4 cups of water along with tomatoes and moong dal in a deep non-stick kadhai and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till the tomatoes are soft, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from the flame and keep aside to cool.
  3. Blend in a mixer to a smooth mixture. Do not strain and keep aside.
  4. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame till they turn light brown in colour.
  5. Add the tomato mixture, sugar, low-fat milk, salt and pepper and mix well.
  6. Bring to a boil, while stirring occasionally and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Serve hot with toasted whole wheat bread croutons.

Handy tip:

  1. To make toasted whole wheat bread croutons, toast the whole wheat bread and then cut into 1cm×1cm (10mm. ×10mm. ) cubes.
Nutrient values per serving
EnergyProteinCarbohydratesFatVitamin AVitamin CIronFibre
66 calories 3.1 gm 10.9 gm 1.0 gm 506.9 mcg 36.3 mg 1.1 mg 2.8 gm
RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Soups and SaladsBuy this cookbook

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