The goodness of tomatoes in a sauce made at home!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 2 Cups
- 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
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.
Dry roast and grind the cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, jeera and pepper.