Sunday, May 22, 2011

Tomato Sauce


Tomatoes 4 large
Garlic 2 flakes
Onion 1 small
Sugar 2 tbsps.
Vinegar ¼ cup
Sodium benzoate ½ tsp.
Salt to taste
For the spice bag:
Cloves 2 nos.
Peppercorns 6 nos.
Cinnamon ½ inch stick
Cardamoms 2 nos.
Cummin seed ¼ tsp.


1.Wash & chop the tomatoes, peel the garlic & onion.
2.Tie the spices in a muslin cloth.
3.Pressure cook tomatoes, garlic, onion & spice bag for 10 minutes.
4.Cool & squeeze the spice bag in the tomatoes to extract the aroma.
5.Rub the tomatoes thru a seive.
6.Put the tomato pulp, vinegar, sugar & salt in a pan , bring to boil.
7.Simmer uncovered stirring constantly till it thickens and reaches sauce
8.When cool add sodium benzoate and bottle it.


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