8 posts tagged Tomatoes

Grilled Eggplant Caprese Salad

Fresh, easy, and pretty enough for a party! Caprese Salad is a perfect salad to add to any dinner, especially in summer when you get plentiful tomatoes and fresh basil. I have taken the liberty of adding grilled eggplant, balsamic glaze, and pesto to the classic Caprese for extra flavor and flair. Continue Reading

Tomato curry in a Hurry

If you're a tomato fan, you'll love this and if you're not, well...maybe this will inspire you to try because it serves as a base to get imaginative. The beauty of this recipe is that it is really quick, easy and delicious curry to serve with leftover rice and veggies on busy days. To bulk it up you can add in boiled eggs, chickpeas, seared paneer, tofu, soya chunks, potatoes, whatever you fancy. The additions are endless. You can even puree it and have it as a soup. Enjoy! Continue Reading

Chickpea Tortilla soup

This flavorful mexican soup is probably one of the best soups I have had at a restaurant. It was so delicious that I tried to duplicate it. I changed a few ingredients around and made tortilla soup with chickpeas, fire roasted tomatoes and chipotle. Garnishing of avocado, shredded cheese and tortilla chips turned the soup into a hearty meal. Continue Reading

Tomato Rasam

Rasam is an appetite stimulating south Indian soup, that is tangy and fiery hot. It can be had strained or just as is for soup or can be eaten along with a bowl of steamed rice. Rasam is a lighter version of sambar, yet with a distinct and appealing flavor. Try it once and I bet you will be hooked! Continue Reading

Five Spice Tomato Chutney

Chutney as you all know is a condiment of Indian origin but its concept has spread worldwide. It can be made from virtually any vegetable or fruit to which spices and seasonings are added. It can be sweet, spicy or sour or have a combination of all three. These taste components make a chutney so delicious that it can practically be eaten with anything from curries to sandwiches and crackers. My recipe today pairs fresh tomatoes and dried fruits with the Bengali five spice blend that tastes simply sublime with cheese or any crusty bread. Continue Reading