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.
Heat vegetable oil in a pan.
Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds, bay leaves and cinnamon and let them crackle for few seconds.
Add ginger and garlic and fry for another minute.
Add tomatoes, fresh coriander and green chilli and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Now add 1 cup water, salt and pepper and cover the pan.
Simmer for 20-25 minutes.
Remove the pan from heat and let it cool.
Discard the bay leaves.
Transfer the cooled mixture in a blender and blend until smooth.
Pass the mixture through a soup strainer.
Add the strained mixture back in the pan.
Add 1 cup of water and mix well.
Cook the soup for 3-4 minutes.
Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot.
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.