Monday, 7 September 2020

TOMATO SAUCE DIP/தக்காளி சாஸ்/ घर पर बना टमाटर सॉस डुबकी

Tomato sauce is the base for so many variety of sauces. It stunningly goes very well with Garlic bread,  Bread sticks, French fries, Baked Potato wedges, Nachos, Noodles and the list go on..
Making tomato sauce is pretty easy. Once you tried to make it at home, You will wonder why you were addictive on Store-bought sauces. Just try out.

Customize the sauce, according to your taste or your planning your baked dishes. For instance,  you can add garlic, other italian spices like oregano, thyme, rosemary and basil herbs. You can spice up with Pepper powder or chilly flakes or both. 

Jarred or canned tomato sauces are made with excess salt and more preservatives.
The Making of your own tomato sauce is the wisest option because you can control the ingredients or alter the ingredients as you prefer.

Ingredients and steps to make it


Ripen Tomatoes 1.5 kg
Dry red Chillies 8 pcs
Himalayan pink rock salt powder 1 tbsp

Wash the Tomatoes thoroughly
Add red chillies
Steam cook for 10 minutes on medium heat 
Set aside to cool down.
Blanch the skin of Tomatoes
Transfer to the mixer jar.
There is no need of water.
Add salt 
Blend until smooth 

STEP two

Brown sugar 3/4 cup
Olive oil 60 ml
Lemon Juice 75 ml  (2 lemons)

Transfer the tomato puree to the pan.
Heat the puree on medium flame  and bring to boil
Once it start boiling, simmer the Heat.
Add brown sugar and start Stirring constantly.
Let cooking on low heat for about 30 minutes
After thickening, Add Lemon juice and stir continuously 
Tomato puree get thickened and turns translucent. 
Add Olive oil and stir again
Check the consistency.
The best sauce should be thick like a jam, silky smooth, not runny, hold on to the dish that dipped and should have the perfect Blend of flavours and tastes.
Turn off the heat.
Set aside to cool down.
Store it in an airtight container. 
Use Dry spoon always.

Note low heat- cooking to avoid spilling
Constantly Stirring is absolutely needed.
Refrigerate it to stay fresh for 15 days.

Cooking time one hour
Yield 4-5 servings

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