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by Jeyashri suresh
 Soups are generally loved by everyone at home. Tomato soup is a simple one and my kids will have this without any complaints. Especially during rainy time or cold weather, nothing beats the combo of a hot soup with toasted garlic bread. Here is my version of cream of tomato soup recipe.  The bread croutons i used for serving is store bought, but you can make the bread croutons at home.
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Tomato soup recipe

  Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 3-4

     Tomato    4
     Garlic   6-7 pods
     Bay leaf   2
     Ginger  a small piece
     Yellow moong dal  1 tblsp
     Salt  as needed
     Black pepper  to taste
     Sugar  1 tsp
     Butter  2 tsp
     Full cream milk  1/2 cup or fresh cream 2 tblsp  


Cream of tomato soup
  • Wash and put the tomatoes in a broad vessel along with garlic, moong dal ,ginger and bay leaf.
  • Pressure cook it till 2 – 3 whistles.
tomato soup
  • Take out the skin from the tomato. Discard the ginger and bay leaf.  Keep the excess water in  a separate bowl. Blend all the others into a smooth paste.
  • Strain the ground mixture and discard the tomato seeds. Add little water to adjust the consistency (if needed)
  • In a pan add butter and pour the blended ingredients and bring it to boil and add a teaspoon of sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Allow this to boil.
  • Switch off the flame and add milk (room temperature) or fresh cream.
  • Mix well and serve hot.
  • Tomato soup is ready to serve. You can add some bread croutons to this and serve.
tomato soup recipe
  1. Adding moong dal and milk it gives a  creamy texture. If not adding moong dal we can add a tsp of corn flour mixed with water to make the soup thick.
  2. You can add a piece of beetroot while cooking and discard this after it is cooked. This gives nice colour to the soup.
  3. Use nice red ripe tomatoes for the soup.

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RAKS KITCHEN August 24, 2009 - 10:11 am

I always make a simple soup,this one sounds better and richer,will try next time when i make 🙂

Picture is very nice 🙂

Chitra August 24, 2009 - 10:14 am

Looks nice and new to me..i make in a different way.have bookmarked this !!Thanks for the recipe !!

admin August 24, 2009 - 10:31 am

oh thank u raji and chitra for ur quick response. I bet u enjoy this soup.

Priti August 24, 2009 - 12:16 pm

Ur soup looks interesting....a bit diff for me...will try

admin August 24, 2009 - 12:26 pm

Thank u so much priti.

Meenakshi Sankaran August 24, 2009 - 6:41 pm

Kalakkara Jeyashree. Will try this soon on Aarthi. She loves tomato soup.

admin August 25, 2009 - 3:59 am

thats great meena. Try and let me know

RENU May 7, 2012 - 2:02 pm

i made tomato soup today it came out well.thanks

sofia August 1, 2012 - 11:19 pm

adding moong dal thats greatidea bcz adding cornflour not good for health, moong dal its gives u thickness and healthy subp ja

tpree December 25, 2012 - 1:19 pm

tried the same way as u said .. taste is too good .. thanks for posting recipes like this

Soumya Raghu Murthy November 6, 2013 - 4:04 am

hey Jeyshri!
I have been following your blog for a long time now.. and i must confess i've become a big fan!
I tried this recipe just now and its the most perfect (and healthy of course) version of this soup i've ever cooked. restaurant like! feeling proud 😛
thanks a ton:)
appreciate all your hard work in making cooking easy for us 🙂

preitisundaram November 24, 2013 - 3:56 pm

Hi jeyshri, tried tis soup just now ...awesome taste and same colour as ur....kids enjoyed a lot...
Thank U

SANTHANAM February 18, 2014 - 9:29 am

very nice and easy preparation...good job..

suganya raja April 24, 2014 - 6:06 am

Amazingly easy n delicious! Thank u 🙂

Kavitha VasanthKumar September 8, 2016 - 9:29 am

Can onion b skipped. If so will measurementd change

jeyashri suresh September 8, 2016 - 11:04 am

Yes you can skip, rest of the ingredients same. Salt and pepper you adjust.


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