3 medium tomatoes chopped
2-3 cloves of garlic chopped
Fistful of basil leaves
2-3 tbsp olive oil
Salt and freshly crushed pepper to taste
In a pan, heat the oil and add the chopped garlic. Fry till fragrant and add the tomatoes and basil and mix. Cover and cook on a medium flame till mushy and completely softened. Keep stirring in between. Remove from heat and let it cool. Now take a big bowl and put a sieve on top. Pour the tomato mixture through the sieve and start pressing with the back of a spoon till only the tomato skins remain. Scrap the bottom of the seive from the outer side and discard the flesh.
Put the sieved tomato puree back to the pan and start stirring on a medium flame. Add salt and pepper and continue stirring till the sauce thickens a bit. Remove from heat and transfer to a clean bowl/jar. Let it cool completely before storing in the refrigerator.