Mumbai,24.09.21-Food is may be the only universal thing that really has the power to bring families and people together. When I was a little kid, I used to help my mother in the kitchen. She would always make my favourite dishes. Watching her cooking and due to her blessings, I sharpened myself to try out new and exciting recipes. With time Cooking has become a passion for me. Cooking for me is an art full of creativity, where you explore your kitchen, mix your imagination and innovation with a twist to put together a delicious meal. I am Madhulika Vatsal presenting for you all some very amazing, delicious,yet very simple and easy recipes to win a lot of praise and make you feel overjoyed, proud and accomplished. So let's start cooking.

Pizza Sauce
Ingredients -
500gram tomatoes

2 tbsp finely chopped garlic

1 cup finely chopped onion

1 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar

¼ cup tomato ketchup

1tbsp red chili flakes

1tbsp oregano

1 tbsp corn flour

1/2 tsp black pepper powder

Method –

Make slits in tomato skin with the help of the knife. Blanch tomatoes in boiling water for 5 minutes, take out blanched tomatoes from hot water and add in chilled water. Keep for 5 minutes, remove tomato skin and chop the tomatoes in small pieces.

Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a pan, add garlic and cook on low flame for 2 minutes, add onions and cook on low flame for 2 minutes. Now add chopped tomatoes, salt, 2 kashmiri red chilis and cover. Cook till tomatoes get soft.

Mix 1 tbsp corn flour and 1 tbsp water in a bowl. Add in a pan and cook on low flame. Add tomato ketchup / sauce and mix nicely. Add sugar and mix. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool. Grind with a hand blender (optional)

Add red chili flakes, oregano, black pepper powder and 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil. Mix and fill in a glass jar. Keep in the fridge for 2 weeks.

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