Tomato Juice

Tomato juice - fresh, homemade, summer drink, refreshingTomato Juice –Β Tomato juice made from fresh red ripe sweet tomatoes. No preservatives, less sugar, better in taste than store bought juices. very friendly on the pocket. Hardly takes 5 minutes to make. There is no reason for us to buy juices from the market when we can have this absolutely delicious, sweet, thirst quenching juice ready at home in less than 10 minutes.

Tomato juice - fresh, homemade, summer drink, refreshing

look at these tomatoes. Don’t you feel like picking one and having it as it is? Nowadays the tomatoes that we are getting are very good. Firm ripe and Sweet. Even my younger son is having them in the salad which is a complete no-no otherwise.

Tomato juice - fresh, homemade, summer drink, refreshing

Why I love this juice: I love this juice.I can have 2-3 glasses of this juice in a day.Β My mother used to make this a lot. There was a time when there was a bumper crop of tomatoes in our vegetable garden. My mother would pick ripe tomatoes daily and make juice in the evening. Now, this is as fresh as it can get. Straight from the garden πŸ˜‰

By the end of the month, we were all glowing with health. whenever I take a sip of this juice I am reminded of that summer πŸ™‚

Healthy too:Β oh did I forget to mention that this juice is also very healthy.Β Let me rectify that first.

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamins, minerals, dietary fibers, and antioxidants. These help in fighting sun stroke, some cancers and are good for general health and digestion.

Tomato juice - fresh, homemade, summer drink, refreshing

How to make Tomato Juice

Preparation time: 5 minutes
no cooking required

makes 4 glasses

Ingredients:Β 
4 firm ripe tomatoes
1 tbsp sugar
black salt to taste
black pepper to taste
water to dilute

Serve with
chopped mint leaves and lots of ice

Note: if we use red ripe tomatoes we will have to add less sugar.

To make Tomato Juice

Tomato juice - fresh, homemade, summer drink, refreshing

Chop the tomato pieces and add sugar.

Tomato juice - fresh, homemade, summer drink, refreshing

blend until smooth.

Tomato juice - fresh, homemade, summer drink, refreshing

Pass through a sieve to remove the seeds. Press the pulp, again and again, to get out the maximum juice.

add pepper

Add black salt/kaala namak and a pinch of black pepper.

Tomato juice - fresh, homemade, summer drink, refreshing

Add chopped mint leaves and dilute with cold water to make 4 glasses.

Tomato juice - fresh, homemade, summer drink, refreshing

Serve chilled. This juice tastes best when it is chilled and slightly sweet in taste. So adjust the sugar quantity accordingly. Enjoy and get healthy πŸ™‚

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8 Responses to Tomato Juice

  1. kushi says:

    One of my favorite. Looks so beautiful and refreshing. Lovely share!

  2. Priya says:

    Simply classy drink

  3. I can never get enough tomato juice, and I just love how beautifully you have served this. πŸ™‚ Love how pretty and so full of good health this juice is!
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  4. Sundari says:

    Yummy and refreshing drink!! Love the colour!!

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