It is that time of the year when the cold bites even in South India! Steaming hot Black Rice Tomato Soup would be so ideal for the evening with a Bread infused with herbs!
Time required: 30 minutes
8 Cups of Vegetable broth
1 tsp Olive oil
Few sprigs of fresh Basil
1 tsp Dried Oregano
3 Pods Garlic, Minced
1 Cup cooked Black Rice
1 tbsp Dates syrup
Crushed black Pepper to taste
Salt to taste
Cut Tomatoes into big pieces. Cook Tomatoes with Vegetable broth until soft. Let it cool and blend to a smooth consistency.
Heat Oil and add Garlic and fresh Basil and saute for 5 seconds and add the cooked Black Rice.
Saute for half a minute.
Add the Tomato mixture and let it cook for a minute.
Add Salt, Dates syrup, Oregano, and Pepper. Mix well.
Pour into cups.
Garnish with fresh Basil leaves and serve.