Spicy sprouts sandwich

Posted on September 18, 2009. Filed under: Sandwich | Tags: , |

An unusual way of making a sandwich nutritious with protein and zinc laden sprouts.

Preparation Time : 10 mins.
Cooking Time : 20 mins.

Makes 4 sandwiches.

Ingredients
8 slices whole wheat bread
½ cup sliced onions
4 teaspoons low fat butter to cook
For the sprouts
1 cup mixed sprouts, boiled
½ cup potatoes, boiled and mashed
½ cup finely chopped onions
2 teaspoons gingergarlic paste
1 green chilli, finely chopped
2 teaspoons pav bhaji masala
2 teaspoons coriandercumin seed (dhania-jeera) powder
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
½ teaspoon black salt (sanchal)
1½ cups finely chopped tomatoes
2 teaspoons oil
salt to taste
For the sprouts
1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté till the onions turn translucent.
2. Add the ginger-garlic paste, green chilli and sauté for another 1 minute.
3. Add the pav bhaji masala, coriander-cumin seed powder, turmeric powder, black salt, tomatoes and salt and cook for 5 minutes.
4. Add the sprouts and potatoes and mix well. Keep aside.
How to proceed
1. Divide the sprouts mixture into 4 equal portions.
2. Place one portion on one slice of bread. Top with an onion slice and sandwich using another slice of bread.
3. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more sandwiches.
4. Pre-heat the griller and grill the sandwiches, using a little low fat butter to cook.
5. Serve hot.
Tips
Pav bhaji masala is a spice blend that is easily available at provision stores.

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