Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Tomato Puree (Homemade)

Tomato Puree is something which is required in almost every dish... Recipes like Pastas, Tomato Rice, Paneer u need tomato puree.. This can be very easily be made at home..

Tomatoes with peeled skin
1 kg Fresh Tomatoes
1l water


Tomato Puree
  • Take a vessel, add in water.
  • Keep it on stove, put in the washed tomatoes in the vessel.
  • Let it boil, so that the skin starts coming out.
  • when this happens, remove it from the stove.
  • Now when it cools down, peel off the skin from the tomatoes.
  • Blend the tomatoes in the food processor.
  • the puree is ready
  • Use it as and when required. 

To Preserve:
  • In case u need to preserve then, after it is blended boil the mixture with 1 tsp vinegar, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp sugar.
  • Pour it in the ice cube tray, freeze it in the freezer.
  • When it is freezed, remove it and store it in the zip-pouch.
  • Use it as and when required.
  • Do not re-freeze the puree again once out of the freezer.

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