Recipe – Homemade Tomato Soup with Crispy Bread Cubes

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

For the Soup:

  • Fresh Tomatoes: 2 medium sized
  • Onion: 1/4 of a medium sized
  • Garlic clove: 1, small
  • Ginger: 1/4 Teaspoon, chopped or crushed
  • Green chill: 1, chopped or crushed
  • Basil leaves: 1 or 2
  • Butter: 2 Tablespoon
  • Corn Flour: 1 tablespoon
  • Water: 2 cups or as required
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Sugar or honey: 1/2 teaspoon

For the Crispy Bread Cubes:

  • Bread slice: 2
  • Oil: for deep fry

Method

  • Heat 1/2 Tablespoon butter in a pan. Add ginger, garlic and onion. Sauté till onions are soft and transparent, not golden.
  • Add green chili, tomato and sauté for 3-4 minutes or till tomatoes are cooked.
  • Turn off the heat. Let it cool.
  • Blend the mix to smooth puree adding basil leaves and water.
  • Strain the mixture.
  • Heat 1/2 tablespoon butter and add the corn flour. Sauté for 1 minute. Add the strained puree, salt, black pepper, sugar. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until it starts to boil.
  • Transfer to a bowl.
  • Cut the bread slices into 1 inch squares and deep fry them.
  • Enjoy the crispy bread cubes with the tomato soup.
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