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Recipe: Healing South Indian Tomato Black Pepper Soup Made Better!

We reached another milestone today, this is the first visitor mentioned topic!

You can Thank Merle for bringing this recipe to my attention! And Pinterest for delivering the recipe, and me for improving the recipe!

2-3 medium tomatoes (doesn’t say – I would use Plum Tomatoes or 2 Plum and 3 Cherry)

3-4 garlic cloves (use fresh)

½tsp turmeric (Organic Powder)

1-2 tsp black pepper (Crushed peppercorn)

1 tsp cumin (Organic)

1 tbsp oil (Doesn’t say – I would use Extra Virgin Olive Oil)

(Doesn’t say – I would use a pinch of Sea Salt)

Take 3-4 cups of water in a heavy bottomed vessel. Roughly chop the tomatoes and add it to the water. Add some salt and turmeric and bring it to a boil. Let it simmer slowly.

While the tomatoes are simmering dry roast the black pepper and cumin till fragrant and once cool grind it into coarse powder in a pestle and mortar.

Peel the garlic and lightly crush it.

Heat oil in a pan, add the garlic and fry till golden. Add the pepper cumin powder and turn off the heat.

Add this to the simmering tomato mixture. Continue to boil for 2-3 minutes for all the spices to come together and tomatoes to fall apart. Drink hot!

-Love food

My Changes:

I would add a few ingredients:

Orange Zest (Grate a fresh orange skin)

Basil Leaves (Fresh)

Don’t forget Cayenne or Chili Peppers!!

Don’t use water! Use 3-4 Cups of Green Tea instead! How’s that for a healthy power punch!!

If you happen to have a lemon handy (Juice of half a lemon fresh squeezed)

Always try to use fresh organic Ingredients when possible!


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