Jain Tomato sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:3 cups
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Jain Tomato sauce

  • Tie crushed spices in a clean muslin cloth to form a pouch.
  • Wash and wipe tomatoes dry.
  • Chop and boil, without adding water.
  • Take care to stir frequently.
  • When tomatoes get soft, blend to a smooth puree.
  • Strain, discards seeds and skins.
  • Bring back to boil in a heavy, deep saucepan.
  • Put in spice bag, allow to boil in it.
  • When reduced to half, add sugar and salt.
  • When almost done (by plate test), add chilli and vinegar.
  • Boil again for 2-3 minutes. Remove spice bag.
  • Take it off the flame, add citric acid, stir well.
  • Pour into sterile bottles, cool, close caps, seal with wax.
  • Once bottle is opened for use, refrigerate.