Tomato sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 12
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - tomatoes ripe, red, flat small variety
  • 50 gms - Onion chopped
  • 25 gms - Ginger peeled
  • 10 gms - Garlic peeled
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 3 tsp - salt
  • 100 gms- sugar
  • 3 tbsp- vinegar
  • 1/5 tsp - Citric acid, dissolved in vinegar
  • 1/5 tsp - sodium benzoate, dissolved in 2 tsp warm water

How to Make Tomato sauce

  • Wipe tomatoes clean, nip off base scar.
  • Chop onion, tomatoes roughly.
  • Crush garlic, ginger and mix with tomatoes and onions.
  • Put in a large, heavy pan, drop in spice pouch.
  • Heat while stirring frequently.
  • Do not allow to burn at the bottom.
  • When the tomatoes are very soft, take off fire.
  • Remove pouch, blend smooth, sieve to remove skins, seeds, etc.
  • Add chilli powder, salt and sugar.
  • Boil till consistency achieve plate test.
  • Add vinegar, boil for 5 mins.
  • Remove from stove, add sodium benzoate immediately.
  • Stir and fill in sterilized bottles while still hot.
  • Cap immediately.