Monday, April 13, 2015

Homemade Tomato Puree / How to make Homemade Tomato Puree

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Homemade tomato puree without any preservatives, sounds exciting !!Surprised smile Yeah……you can easily make this tomato puree at home without adding any preservatives.Open-mouthed smile It is much tasty and healthy than store bought canned puree. This is a base recipe for all your cooking needs as, subzi/curries, biryani’s  etc. puree has a unique flavor and taste that makes your foods tastier and better.  

     

If you have a jar of tomato puree is ready, it can always substitute for chopped tomatoes. Not only it will reduce your cooking time but gives nice texture & silkiness to curries or biryanis. There are two methods to make tomato puree i.e blanch & pressure cook. I saw this on cooking show and felt this is easy and keeper recipe in hurries. Lets move on to recipe………Hot smile     

              

 

          

Homemade Tomato Puree

                                Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Makes: 1& 1/2 cup

 

Ingredient  

Tomatoes - 6

 

 

 

How to make?

  • Wash and clean tomatoes. Using knife,remove the green part on top and make plus sigh on bottom of tomatoes to ensure even cooking.

  • Boil water in a pan  just enough to cover all tomatoes.  Carefully add tomatoes into boiling water for 8-10 mints over medium flame.

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  • You will notice the tomatoes spilt and peel off. Switch off the gas and gently remove all tomatoes and put it in ice cold water to stop over cooking.

  • After cool down tomatoes, peel off the skin and discard. Make a puree the pulp with or without seeds.

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  • Strain the puree and your homemade puree is ready !!

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Notes :

  • You can also boil this strain puree with a tbsp of olive oil  until  you fiches the desire consistency. Boiling gives a tomato puree rich red color and increase its shell life.

  • Store it in airtight container and it stays fresh upto 1 week.

  • Also you can freeze the puree in ice cube tray and freeze it. Whenever you need, just thaw in microwave and use in any curries.

 

 

13 comments:

  1. healthy one,homemade is the best!

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  2. Sure a keeper recipe...and i am in love with those cute little pot :)

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  3. Anything home made is always the best. Perhaps I should also start making this puree.

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  4. very useful post dear..i always use homemade ..its the best

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  5. nice back to basic recipe.. very useful post

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  6. Lovely tomato puree...homemade always wins.... :)

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  7. very useful post!! homemade is always the best!!

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  8. Excellent.
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