Tomato Soup – Taste the Magic of Lycopene

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Tomato Soup – Taste the Magic of Lycopene


Tomato Soup – Taste the Magic of Lycopene

Luke Coutinho (Designed by Priyanka Vithlani, Meal Planning Analyst)
Be it our little munchkins or the elderly, soups are generally loved by all without any complaints. Especially during the rainy season, nothing beats the combo of a hot tomato soup teamed up with salads and pasta of choice. The red-hued soup is packed with lycopene and anti-inflammatory ingredients, vitamins, and minerals that boost your immunity with an added dose of warmth, love, and comfort.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 145 kcal



  • Add the tomatoes, pumpkin, and carrot to a pressure cooker and let it cook for 2 whistles.
  • Remove the vegetables and save that water.
  • Next, blend them into a fine paste with 1 tbsp roasted sattu. Keep this aside.
  • In a pan, heat coconut oil. Add cinnamon sticks, cloves, fennel seeds, and bay leaves. Sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Now add the onions, chilies, garlic, ginger, and pepper. Sauté until golden brown.
  • Add the tomato puree and the water next. Let it boil.
  • Add coriander powder and salt. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves. Serve hot.

Power tip

  • Adding beetroot and some coconut milk gives it a creamy texture.
  • You can also add oregano and parsley for an extra earthy flavor.


  • Lycopene-rich tomatoes boost your skin health, aid weight loss, and are heart-friendly.
  • Lycopene is a polyphenol or a plant compound that may play a role in lowering the risk of prostate, ovarian, lung, and stomach cancer. It is this compound that gives tomatoes their bright red color.
  • Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A, C, and K. They aid smooth digestion and protect you from constipation, diarrhea, and other digestive issues.
  • Want to try other healthy soups? Check these recipes out
Disclaimer: Please keep your healthcare provider in the loop before introducing any new food item into your lifestyle, especially if you have a medical health condition or are on medications. In case you are allergic to certain foods, please avoid the same.


Calories: 145kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 4.4gFat: 1.2g
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