Radhika of Tickling Palates is hosting a fun event named BLOG HOP WEDNESDAYS.This week I am paired with Swetha of Our cherished world.I chose to make this delicious tomato soup from her blog. You can find the original  recipe here.


  1. Bay leaves- 1 no
  2. Cloves-5 to 6
  3. Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  4. Onion chopped- 1 small
  5. Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
  6. Tomato- 4 to 5  medium
  7. Carrot(diced)-1 small(optional)
  8. Water-1/2 to 3/4 cup
  9. Black pepper powder- to taste
  10. Salt-to taste
For garnishing
  1. Croutons
  2. Cashew cream
  3. Coriander leaves


  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker.Add bay leaves and cloves.saute till fragrant.
  • Add cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add chopped onion and saute till it turns golden brown.
  • Remove the bay leaves and the cloves from the pressure cooker and discard.
  • Now add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell leaves.
  • Add diced carrot and saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Now add tomatoes ,water ,pepper and salt to taste.Cook until done.
  • Open the pressure cooker when stem is completely released.
  • Blend it using a hand blender.(For blending ,wait until it cools down a bit.Reheat it just before serving)
  • Strain the soup if desired.
  • Garnish with cashew cream ( i used home made cashew cream, you can also use store bought cashew and almond cream ,like this one )and coriander leaves.

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    January 11, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    YUMMY soup ..Thanks for the recipe..Awesome Click..


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    Priya Suresh
    January 11, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    Wat a super comforting soup, feel like having rite now..yummm!!!

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    Achu's Amma's Kitchen
    January 11, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    Yummy soup…presentation is awesome

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    Chocolate & Chillies
    January 11, 2012 at 8:09 pm

    Beautiful pics! Soup looks amazing…perfect for these cold winter nights!

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    Sangeetha M
    January 11, 2012 at 11:32 pm

    this looks so thick and delicious, nice clicks!!
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    January 11, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    Perfect for the season, soup looks so creamy and yumm 🙂 Lovely clicks as well..

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    January 12, 2012 at 12:56 am

    Beautiful snap!This looks so thick and delicious.

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    January 12, 2012 at 1:36 am

    Nice thick and wonderful soup !!

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    Reshmi Mahesh
    January 12, 2012 at 3:37 am

    Delicious thick soup…Lovely clicks..

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    Manju @ Manjus Eating Delights
    January 12, 2012 at 3:50 am

    That looks great and yumm! Beautiful pics and nice dish 🙂


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    January 12, 2012 at 5:00 am

    Pics are so eye catching as always Vidya. Feel like having it right now.

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    January 12, 2012 at 5:39 am

    That's a rich tomato soup… love the pictures!

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    January 12, 2012 at 6:31 am

    Love tomato soup..It looks beautiful and delicious!

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    Gayathri NG
    January 12, 2012 at 7:03 am

    Creamy n yumm soup, nice colour perfect for this season…

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    Ganga Sreekanth
    January 12, 2012 at 7:51 am

    looks absolutely delicious

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    Prathima Rao
    January 12, 2012 at 9:01 am

    Hearty & healthy!!! Had a nice & inviting color!!!
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    January 12, 2012 at 11:09 am

    lovelu soup…attractive clicks

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    January 12, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    Thick, creamy and yummy…..

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    Jyoti Babel
    January 12, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    Refreshing pictures.. Tomato soup is my all time fav.. interesting use of whole spice!

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    January 12, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    mouthwatering soup……

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    January 13, 2012 at 7:08 am

    superlike 🙂 both clicks and the soup !

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    January 13, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    comfort soup…absolutely lovely colour and your clicks are awesome..

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    Santosh Bangar
    January 13, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    inviting soup

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    Treat and Trick
    January 13, 2012 at 11:37 pm

    Great clicks and awesome!


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    January 14, 2012 at 10:07 pm

    tasty healthy soup

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    January 15, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    Simple and elegant clicks. The soup looks creamy and delicious. I am announcing Valentines Special – my 1st blog event and a Giveaway.!. Please do be a part of it and send in your recipes..! 🙂

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