Tomato Ketchup,Catsup, ketsup, condiment, tomato sauce
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Tomato Sauce

The goodness of tomatoes in a sauce made at home!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Condiments, Kid-Friendly
Cuisine: World
Servings: 2 Cups

Ingredients

  • 7 Tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 2 Onions roughly chopped
  • 6 Garlic cloves roughly chopped
  • 1 Inch Ginger peeled and chopped
  • 100 Grams Sugar
  • 15 Grams Salt
  • 2-3 Tablespoon Red Chilli powder
  • 2 Grams Spice powder notes below
  • 2 Tablespoons Vinegar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Sodium Benzoate optional

Instructions

  • Cook the tomatoes, onion, garlic and ginger till the tomatoes are mushy. Cool completely.
  • Grind the tomato paste in the blender and then strain it through a soup strainer.
  • Add the tomato paste, sugar, salt, spice powder,red chilli powder.
  • Cook till the mixture thicken add the vinegar. (Be careful as the mixture will spurt.)
  • The sauce is done when the mixture boils in the centre.
  • Remove from the heat and add soduim benzoate mixed in water (if using).
  • Place the sterilised and dried bottles on a wooden board and add the sauce in the bottles. Let the sauce cool on the wooden board else the bottles will crack.

Spice Powder:

  • Dry roast and grind the cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, jeera and pepper.