Tomato Shorba is an Indian style tomato soup which is thin in consistency, spicy from the use of spices and is very flavourful. Try this simple recipe to make this homemade soup. Here is how to  make Tomato Shorba Recipe.

Tomato Shorba Recipe

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 60 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Tomato Shorba is an Indian style tomato soup which is thin in consistency, spicy from the use of spices and is very flavourful. Try this simple recipe to make this homemade soup. Here is how to  make Tomato Shorba Recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ginger Chopped
  • 2 tsp Garlic Chopped
  • 500 g Tomato Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander Chopped
  • 2 tsp Green Chilli Chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Freshly Cracked Black Pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a pan.

  2. Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds, bay leaves and cinnamon and let them crackle for  few seconds.

  3. Add ginger and garlic and fry for another minute.

  4. Add tomatoes, fresh coriander and green chilli and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  5. Now add 1 cup water, salt and pepper and cover the pan.

  6. Simmer for 20-25 minutes.

  7. Remove the pan from heat and let it cool.

  8. Discard the bay leaves.

  9. Transfer the cooled mixture in a blender and blend until smooth.

  10. Pass the mixture through a soup strainer.

  11. Add the strained mixture back in the pan.

  12. Add 1 cup of water and mix well.

  13. Cook the soup for 3-4 minutes.

  14. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Use the best quality tomatoes to make this shorba.

You can increase or decrease the amount of green chillies and ginger according to your taste.

To make Jain version, skip adding ginger and garlic.

Nutrition Facts
Tomato Shorba Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 24mg1%
Potassium 305mg9%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1055IU21%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.