How to make Tomato And Cilantro Soup -

Full of cilantro flavour this soup is a real delight.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Tomatoes (टमाटर), Fresh Coriander Leaves (ताज़ा हरा धनिया)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

Tomato And Cilantro Soup

Tomato And Cilantro Soup Recipe Card


Hindi: tamatar
Relish a salad platter of thinly sliced tomatoes, with chunks of mozzarella, a drizzle of olive oil, sliced black olives and basil leaves. Arrange in concentric circles on a nice white plate. The word relish is just perfect here. And not just salads, for all those rich and good-looking Indian preps, the very famous onion-tomato masala is a must! Then, there are soups, beverages (call for the Bloody Mary!), snacks and even desserts made of these plump red things. Even the green ones are in use today. Must say, terrific tomatoes!

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Tomato And Cilantro Soup Recipe

  • Tomatoes roughly chopped, ripe and red 12 medium

  • Fresh Coriander Leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Onion roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic roughly chopped 12 cloves

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns freshly crushed 8

  • Cornflour/ corn starch mixed in 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a deep pan. Add bay leaf, onion, garlic and sauté till well browned so as to give a burnt flavour and taste. Add tomatoes and stir. Add salt and crushed black peppercorns and mix.

Step 2

Stir in one and a half cups of water and let it cook for three to four minutes. Discard the bay leaf. Add cilantro and mix. Crush the mixture with a hand blender while the mixture is cooking. Add the cornflour mixture to the soup.

Step 3

Mix and adjust salt. Simmer for two minutes. Pour fresh cream in a serving bowl, pour the soup over. Garnish with a small sprig of cilantro and serve piping hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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