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Home-made recipe

How can one make tomato puree at home?

Archana Govindrajan

BOIL TOMATOES and remove the skin. Cut them, remove the seeds and chop them . Saut� chopped onions in oil and add a paste of ginger and garlic (optional). Add the chopped tomatoes. Strain the seeds and the juice through a sieve and add it to the tomatoes. Cook them on a slow fire for 35 to 40 minutes. Add more water to the tomatoes if required and then reduce it so as to get a smooth paste with the desired consistency. Please note that you do not add any salt or pepper to it as that would reduce the shelf of the puree.

PRADEEP KHOSLA

Executive Chef, Taj Krishna

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