How to make Tortilla Soup -

Piping hot mexican tomato based soup served with crisp corn tortillas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Corn tortillas (मकई के टौरतिया), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Other

Course : Soups

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Tortilla Soup

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Hindi: makai
Corn was indigenous to America, but is now grown throughout the world. It is used as a vegetable, briefly boiled or roasted or eaten with butter. And it would also interest you to know that the favourite popcorn, made by popping the small corn kernels, is a wholesome cereal food and is easily digested. Besides this, corn sees its use in various other ways – salads, soups, subzis and even sweets too!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Tortilla Soup Recipe

  • Corn tortillas 4

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic crushed 2 cloves

  • Tomato concasse 1 cup

  • Vegetable stock 5 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Cut the tortilla into long and three forth inch wide strips. Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry the tortilla chips till brown and crisp, drain on absorbent paper and set aside.

Step 2

Heat one tablespoon oil in a pan, add onion and garlic and sauté over medium heat for two minutes Add the tomato concasse and vegetable stock and stir well. Bring the mixture to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for ten minutes.

Step 3

Season the soup with salt and crushed peppercorns. Place a few crisp tortillas strips in the bottom of soup bowl, pour soup over it and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.

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