Tomato Saar

Healthy and bursting with flavours this is Indian version of thin soup. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Tomato Saar

Main Ingredients Tomatoes, coriander leaves
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Tomato Saar

  • 4 Tomatoes pressure cooked for 3-4 whistles
  • 8-10 sprigs coriander leaves
  • 7-8 Garlic cloves
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1-2 Green chillies
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 7-9 Curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • to taste Salt


  1. Grind together coriander sprigs, garlic, ginger and green chillies along with some water to a fine paste. Transfer in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Grind tomatoes to a fine puree, strain into the prepared coriander paste and mix well. Add some water and mix well.
  3. Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  4. Add turmeric powder to tomato mixture and mix well.
  5. Reduce heat of the pan, add cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves and let curry leaves crackle. Add the tomato mixture and mix well. Add sugar and salt, stir to mix, cover and cook on low heat for 5-7 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.