Tomato Ketchup Recipe | Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe

    tomato ketchup

    Tomato Ketchup Recipe | Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe

    Tomato ketchup is an really easy to prepare recipe which has only tomatoes and tomatoes. Some other masala are used to spice up the taste of this homemade tomato sauce. The goodness in this homemade tomato ketchup adds rich texture to it.

    Tomato ketchup is the best solution in case you don’t have any other dip or sauce available. It can be served with a sandwich, burger, pakoras and so on. This homemade tomato ketchup recipe will be loved by your whole family for sure. So, go ahead and follow this simple recipe of to make the perfect tomato sauce at your home. Enjoy!

    Directions

    Getting ready:

    Rinse tomatoes thoroughly with water and pat dry them completely. Cut each tomato into 4-6 chunks.

    tomato ketchupMaking:

    Heat a pan and put the tomatoes into it. Keep the flame low. Don’t add any water to it. Let the tomatoes boil into its juice. Cover and let it cook for 5 minutes. After that, remove the lid and stir the tomatoes from upside down. Again cover and cook for 5 more minutes. Now remove the lid and stir the tomatoes. Tomatoes are not cooked through so cover it again and cook it for 5 more minutes.

    tomato ketchup

    After about 15 minutes, tomatoes are cooked through. Turn off the flame and let the tomatoes cool down completely. Put the tomatoes into a mixture jar and grind it into a fine paste.

    tomato ketchup

    Tomato puree is now ready. Strain it through a sieve and discard the left out seeds and peel of the tomato.

    tomato ketchup

    Heat a wok and pour the tomato puree into it. Stir and cook until it starts simmering.

    tomato ketchup

    Add sugar to the puree. Keep stirring continuously until it becomes thick in consistency.

    tomato ketchup

    Now add ginger powder, black salt and garam masala into the sauce. Stir to mix everything really well. Tomato sauce has thickened now. Turn off the flame. Allow it to cool down completely.

    tomato ketchup

    After the sauce cools down completely then add vinegar to it and mix it really well.

     

    tomato ketchup

    Tomato sauce is now ready to serve. Transfer it to a bowl.

    tomato ketchupServing:

    Serve this finger-licking and delicious tomato sauce along with any snacks or with meals. After it cools down completely then store it in an airtight container and relish eating for 1 month. Enjoy!

    Suggestions

    • If you don’t want to grind the tomatoes into mixer grinder then mash it with the spatula while cooking them.
    • If you want to add onion and garlic into the sauce then chop 1 onion and 4-5 garlic cloves and cook it along with tomatoes. Similarly, grind and sieve them and prepare the sauce. Garlic flavour sauce will be ready.
    • Instead of garam masala powder you can use whole spices. For this, add 8-10 peppercorns, 2 brown cardamoms, 1 inch cinnamon stick, 2-3 cloves and 1 inch ginger baton while boiling the tomatoes. Grind and sieve them. This sauce taste even better.
    • To increase the shelf life of the sauce, add ½ tsp of sodium benzoate to it.
    • Use pulpy tomatoes instead of juicy tomatoes for making the sauce. So, that the quantity of sauce is more.
    Tomato Ketchup Recipe | Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe tomato ketchup
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    Recipe type: Miscellaneous
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Tomato – 1 kg
    • Sugar – ¾ cup
    • Ginger powder – ½ tsp
    • Black salt – 1 tsp
    • Garam masala – ½ tsp
    • Vinegar – 2 tsp
    Instructions
    1. Rinse tomatoes thoroughly with water and pat dry them completely.
    2. Cut each tomato into 4-6 chunks.
    3. Heat a pan and put the tomatoes into it. Keep the flame low. Don’t add any water to it. Let the tomatoes boil into its juice.
    4. Cover and let it cook for 5 minutes. After that, remove the lid and stir the tomatoes from upside down. Again cover and cook for 5 more minutes.
    5. Now remove the lid and stir the tomatoes. Tomatoes are not cooked through so cover it again and cook it for 5 more minutes.
    6. After about 15 minutes, tomatoes are cooked through. Turn off the flame and let the tomatoes cool down completely.
    7. Put the tomatoes into a mixture jar and grind it into a fine paste.
    8. Tomato puree is now ready. Strain it through a sieve and discard the left out seeds and peel of the tomato.
    9. Heat a wok and pour the tomato puree into it. Stir and cook until it starts simmering.
    10. Add sugar to the puree. Keep stirring continuously until it becomes thick in consistency.
    11. Now add ginger powder, black salt and garam masala into the sauce. Stir to mix everything really well.
    12. Tomato sauce has thickened now. Turn off the flame. Allow it to cool down completely.
    13. After the sauce cools down completely then add vinegar to it and mix it really well.
    14. Tomato sauce is now ready to serve. Transfer it to a bowl.
    15. Serve this finger-licking and delicious tomato sauce along with any snacks or with meals. After it cools down completely then store it in an airtight container and relish eating for 1 month. Enjoy!

     

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