Monday, 27 August 2012

Tamatar Dhaniya Shorba (Tomato coriander Soup)

Aromatic, spicy Shorba flavored with coriander leaves and whole spices.


 600 gm Tomatoes
1 tbsp green coriander, chopped fine
1 tbsp ginger, chopped
1 tbsp garlic, chopped
2 green chilies slit vertically
4 -5 peppercorns (kali mirch)
2 -3 cloves
2 cinnamon stick
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp Sugar (optional)
1 tbsp Oil
Salt to taste


  •  Wash and cut tomatoes into quarters.
  • Cook tomatoes with chopped ginger, garlic, green chilies and whole spices. Add 5 cups of water. Bring to a boil.
  • Simmer for twenty five minutes on a slow flame until tomatoes are mashed completely.
  • Strain the mixture with a soup strainer.
  • Heat up oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, let them crackle. Add strained tomato liquid and season with salt.
  • Bring it to a boil, add sugar if it is very sour.
  • Serve hot, garnished with green coriander leaves.


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