Chilled Tomato Juice .............
Tomato is a super-food that is considered both as a fruit and vegetable. There are many benefits of tomatoes. They are used both in salads as well as curries. Had as soup as well as juice. Sauces made from tomatoes are one of the highest consumed product all over the world. It is referred as “functional food” for its immense health benefits. I will not go into the details as it is readily available over net.
In India it is mostly used as a base in the preparation of curries and salads. Recently however people have become aware of the benefits of drinking of tomato juice for improvement of overall health.
To prepare the Tomato Juice : It is very simple to prepare this juice. Wash, wipe dry and chop into pieces 5-6 large sized tomatoes. The tomatoes should be bright red in colour and ripe. Put it in the blender with 2 cups of water and grind to a smooth paste.
Remove and strain through a medium sized sieve. Strain well. Add salt to taste, 1 tblsp of pepper powder and mix well. Serve the juice chilled.