Healthy Indian Tomato Soup
by Tarla Dalal
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The Healthy Indian Tomato Soup is a perfect low-cal option for those who love a wholesome bowl of soup for meal.
Tomatoes are rich in folic acid, vitamin C and moong dal provides protein. Moong dal also cuts down the sharpness of tomatoes and gives this soup a velvety texture.
With just 1 tsp of olive oil for six servings, this recipe is perfect for weight-watchers. Despite being ‘slim’, it is loaded with nutrients, especially vitamin A from the tomatoes and protein from the dal.
If you love soups that are healthy, check out our collection of healthy soups.
Enjoy how to make Healthy Indian Tomato Soup recipe with detailed step by step photos and reference video below.
- To make healthy indian tomato soup, combine 4 cups of water along with tomatoes and moong dal in a deep non-stick kadhai and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till the tomatoes are soft, while stirring occasionally.
- Remove from the flame and keep aside to cool.
- Blend in a mixer to a smooth mixture. Do not strain and keep aside.
- Heat the olive oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1-2 minutes or till they turn light brown in colour.
- Add the tomato mixture, salt, pepper and mix well.
- Bring to a boil, while stirring occasionally and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Serve the healthy indian tomato soup hot.
Healthy Tomato Soup (Low Calorie) Video by Tarla Dalal's Team
Healthy Indian Tomato Soup recipe with step by step photos
A bowl of healthy soup with light salad tastes amazing with crunchy accompaniments. Here are some healthy accompaniments that you can serve with the healthy tomato soup :
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To make healthy tomato soup, take bright red, firm tomatoes, wash them and roughly cut them into chunks using a sharp knife.
Wash the yellow moong dal well with water to remove any sort of dirt. Keep aside.
Take a deep non-stick pan, add the tomatoes. Always use fresh red tomatoes that will help to make a nice tomato soup which is not only good in colour but amazing in taste as well without adding any readymade tomato puree or paste.
Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes.
Add the yellow moong dal. See here for details of 7 amazing benefits of yellow moong dal.
Add 4 cups of water and mix it well.
Cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till the tomatoes are soft, while stirring in between.
Once cooked, remove from the flame and keep aside to cool. After cooling the mixture completely, transfer into a mixer.
Blend in a mixer to a smooth mixture. Do not strain and keep aside.
In a deep non-stick pan, heat the olive oil. Add the onions. This is added to add crunch if you do not wish to add you can always omit it. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the they are soft and translucent.
Add the tomato mixture.
Add salt to taste.
Also, add freshly ground black pepper to taste to healthy tomato soup.
Mix well and bring healthy tomato soup to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Serve the healthy tomato soup hot.
Garlic vegetable soup, Quick vegetable broth, Spinach and baby corn soup are some other healthy soup recipes.
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