Tomato Sauce (microwave)


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Tomato sauce has become a constant kitchen companion in most modern households. It comes in handy as an accompaniment for snacks, a dip for finger foods, a flavouring for gravies, and a topping for pizzas and pastas. Here is a quick and easy way to prepare tasty and pulpy tomato sauce within 10 minutes using the microwave oven!

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3 medium red tomatoes
1/2 onion , chopped
2 cloves (laung / lavang) of garlic (lehsun) , crushed
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp cornflour , mixed with 5 tbsp water
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp butter
salt to taste

  1. Cut the tomatoes into big pieces. Put them into a shallow dish and microwave on high for 4 to 5 minutes. Blend in a liquidiser and strain.
  2. Put the butter in a glass bowl and melt it by microwaving on high for about 15 seconds.
  3. Add the onion and garlic and simmer (cook level 5) for about 1 1/2 minutes.
  4. Add the tomato puree, chilli powder, tomato ketchup, cornflour mixture, sugar and salt. Microwave on high for 3 minutes, stirring in-between after every 1 minute.

  1. Use as required.

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