Recipe Details

Egg plant and tomato water soup

Egg plant and tomato water soup

18 Sep 2019 261 Views

A wintery delight. Eggplant seasoned and grilled, combined with tomato water and other seasonings to give you a tasty soup. Topped with coriander leaves and cardamom powder.

Eggplants have several beneficial nutrients and a mild flavor, making them a good addition to a healthy and well-balanced diet. Including eggplant in soup is easy and quick, allowing you to prepare new versions of your favorite recipes.


Method

  1. Season the eggplant with salt, pepper and olive oil and grill it till the skin has become soft.
  2. Then cover and allow it to cool so the skin is easy to peel off and discard the skin.
  3. Mash the eggplant and keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds and let them crackle.
  5. Add the onions and saute on medium heat till soft and translucent.
  6. Add the garlic, green chillies and the ginger and saute for 1 minute.
  7. Mix in the coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and garam masala.
  8. Add the tomato water.
  9. Stir well and cook for 3-5 minutes or till boil comes, stirring often to prevent the spice mix from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  10. Add the mashed eggplant into the pan and mix well.
  11. Season with salt and black pepper.
  12. And cook for another 10 minutes.
  13. Using a hand blender, blend the ingredients in to a nice thick soup.
  14. Cardamom powder, coriander leaves and olive oil.
  15. Serve hot or cold.

Ingredients

  • Eggplant – 1 medium
  • Olive oil – 1 tsp
  • Onion – 20 gms (finely chopped)
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Garlic – 1 clove (finely chopped)
  • Ginger – ½ inch (grated)
  • Green chillies – 1 (chopped)
  • Coriander powder – ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder – ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala – ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli powder – ¼ tsp
  • Tomato water – 200 ml (To get tomato water blend 1 large tomatoes in 200 ml of water and strain.)
  • Green coriander – 1 tsp finely chopped (for garnishing)
  • Cardamom powder – 1 pinch
  • salt and pepper as per taste.


Nutritive Value

ENERGY: 140 Kcals.

PROTEINS: 4.42 gms

CARBOHYDRATES: 18.2 gms

FATS: 6 gms