Sep 25, 2012

Tomato Veg Shorba

A thick broth soup or shorba.. It acts as a whole meal.
  • 4 - Red ripped tomatoes
  • 1 - Red capsicum
  • 3 - Medium carrots
  • 1 - Medium onion
  • 2 - Garlic pods
  • 10 - Strands of Coriander leaves
  • 1tbs - Mixed herbs powder (Oregano, thyme,rosemary)
  • 1tbs - Dry red chilly flakes
  • 1tbs - Oil
  • 750ml - Water
  • 1tbs - White/Black Pepper powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1tbs - White Cream (Optional)

1. In a pan add 250 ml of water and cook the tomatoes till their skin gets soften.
2. Meanwhile, wash the capsicum and dry it with a cloth.
3. Rub the capsicum with oil and slightly burn it over the flame.
4. Once the skin of capsicum gets slightly black. Remove from flame cool it.
5. Now once the tomatoes are done. Cool them and peel of the skin.
6. Roughly chop carrots, onions,garlic,coriander leaves, burnt capsicum, peeled tomatoes.
7. In a mixer jar add all the vegetables. Grind them to make a smooth paste.
8. Add 250ml water to the paste and grind again.
9. You have an option to strain the broth but, i suggest better you don't.
10. In a pan pour in the shorba and boil it.
11. Add the remaining water , salt, dried herb powder, red chilly flakes.
12. Boil it for about 10 mins.
Serve hot hot Tomato Veg Shorba in a big bowl with a touch of cream. It would definitely cleanse your system and fill your tummy too :))