Although this chilled Cucumber and Tomato Soup is not an authentic Indian dish, it is wonderful served as a cooler between hot spicy courses.


SERVES                   4

Preparation Time     2 hours



Cucumber and Tomato Soup

4 tomatoes, peeled and deseeded

1 small cucumber, peeled, deseeded and chopped

1.5kg watermelon flesh without seeds

2 spring onions, green part only, chopped

1 tbsp fresh mint, chopped

Salt and pepper

Mint sprigs, to garnish


Preparation method:

Cucumber and Tomato Soup

Cut the 1 tomato in half, remove seeds and diced into small pieces

Put the remaining 3 tomatoes into a food processor or blender; add cucumber, watermelon and spring onions. Blend it until smooth.

Add salt and pepper to taste

Chill the soup overnight in the refrigerator. Check the seasoning again and transfer to a serving dish. Garnish with mint sprigs.



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