Tomato Garlic Soup Recipe

Tomato garlic soup is a very healthy dish. Basically a south indian recipe and part of everyday menu. Enjoy!
Tomato Garlic Soup picture


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
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 Tomato1 , chopped
 Tamarind juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Onion1⁄2 , chopped
 Green chilly2 , slit lengthwise
 Mustard seeds1 Teaspoon
 Asafoetida powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Turmeric powder1 Teaspoon
 Oil2 Tablespoon (For Frying)
 Black peppercorns1 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic5 Clove (25 gm) (With Skin)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 119 Calories from Fat 75

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.1%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 107.8 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.3%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 2 g3.5%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 33%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 12.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Crush and powder coarsely the ingredients given for crushing.
2. Heat oil in kadai, add the mustard seeds, asefeotida and leave to splutter.
3. Now add the onions, green chilly and saute till a min. And add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, salt and saute.
4. Add little water, till the tomatoes cook and mash.
5. Now add the crushed powder, tamarind juice, and enough water for the soup and adjust taste, put in high flame.
6. Chop the curry leaves and cilanto and sprinkle on top.
7. When the soup gets the first boil, turn off the flame.

Mmm.. Garlic soup is ready to serve with plain rice. Enjoy!!



nainajani says :

this is a lovely recipe
Posted on: 27 July 2009 - 2:05am
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Gadget Lady says :

this Tomato Garlic soup (Thakkali poondu rasam) is just awesome sanghy... i have once tried rasam with rice - however, the spice factor was bit high and in that lemn juice was used instead of tomato. guess it would work well with this recipe too.. isnt it?
Posted on: 17 May 2009 - 1:13am
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veg foodie says :

such a lovely soup, nice and green and I see that it is quite light. I like my soups a little watery... but can I skip the Asefeotida ?? I'm not a wont affect too much i hope??
Posted on: 15 May 2009 - 2:25am