Sandwich

Paneer open sandwich

Posted on October 22, 2009. Filed under: Sandwich | Tags: , |

Cooking Time : 5 minutes.
Preparation Time : 5 minutes.

Makes 3 sandwiches.

Ingredients

3 brown bread slices


For the paneer spread

a dash of finely chopped green chilli

50 gms crumbled paneer

1 tbspn fresh curds

salt to taste
Method
1. Mix all the ingredients for the spread.
2. Divide into three equal parts and apply on each bread slice.
3. Serve as open sandwiches.
Tips
Health Information :
A healthy breakfast or snack with the flavour of cheese. Low in calories.
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Spinach open sandwich

Posted on October 22, 2009. Filed under: Sandwich | Tags: , |

Preparation Time : 5 minutes.
Cooking Time : 5 minutes.

Makes 3 sandwiches.

Ingredients

3 brown bread slices


For the spinach spread
10 to 12 steamed spinach leaves

1 tbspn crumbled paneer

a dash of finely chopped green chilli
salt to taste
Method
1. Mix all the ingredients for the spread.
2. Divide into three equal parts and apply on each bread slice.
3. Serve as open sandwiches.
Tips
Health Information :
A healthy breakfast or snack of high fibre whole wheat bread and mineral rich spinach which is energy giving and satisfying.
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Cheese and celery sandwich

Posted on October 22, 2009. Filed under: Sandwich | Tags: , , |

The delightful flavours of cheese, garlic, celery and spring onions combine to make the spread for these sandwiches. This spread is equally good for dainty tea sandwiches or for hearty full-sized sandwiches, too.

Cooking Time : Nil.
Preparation Time : 5 mins.

Makes 4 sandwiches.

Ingredients
8 bread slices
1 large tomato, thinly sliced
4 lettuce leaves
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
To be mixed into a spread
1/2 cup cheese spread

1/4 cup eggless mayonnaise

1 clove garlic, grated
2 tablespoons celery, finely chopped
2 to 3 spring onions (including greens), finely chopped
freshly ground pepper
Method
1. Apply a generous layer of the spread on the bread slices.
2. Place a large lettuce leaf on a slice of bread.
3. Top with the sliced tomatoes.
4. Sprinkle with salt and freshly ground pepper.
5. Sandwich with another slice of bread.
6. Repeat with the remaining bread slices to make 3 more sandwiches.
7. Serve immediately.

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EGGLESS MAYONNAISE


This is a modified version of the classic mayonnaise sauce, substituting eggs with condensed milk.
You can make larger quantities of this sauce and refrigerate it.
It says well for upto a week when refrigerated.

Cooking Time : Nil.
Preparation Time : a few mins.

Makes About 1 cup.

Ingredients
1/2 can (400 grams for full can) condensed milk
4 tablespoons salad oil
4 tablespoons white vinegar or lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon mustard powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
Method
1. Gradually, mix all the ingredients together using a whisk. Store in a refrigerator.
2. Use as required.
3. You can also buy ready-made eggless mayonnaise, which has a longer shelf life.
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Tomato and cheese open sandwich

Posted on October 22, 2009. Filed under: Sandwich | Tags: , |

Cubes of tomato and cottage cheese marinated in herb oil and topped on crusty French bread. Quick as a wink to prepare! Everyone will enjoy these delicious sandwiches!

Cooking Time : 2 mins.
Preparation Time : 5 mins.

Makes 6 sandwiches.

Ingredients
6 French bread slices
1 teaspoon olive oil or butter
To be mixed into a topping
1/2 cup tomatoes, deseeded and chopped

1/2 cup cottage cheese(paneer) chopped

2 tablespoons olive oil or oil
1/2 teaspoon mixed dried herbs
a few fresh basil leaves, chopped
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Method
1. Brush the French bread slices with the olive oil.
2. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°C (400°F) for 1 to 2 minutes.
3. Place a portion of the topping mixture on each toasted French bread slice.
4. Serve immediately.
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Zucchini and yellow pepper sandwich

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

Grilled zucchini and pepper served topped on crisp chewy French bread slices.
Serve these as a snack or as an accompaniment to soup.
Zucchini or courgette is a variety of marrow (summmer squash). Choose one that has a shiny green outer skin and a firm watery flesh. Zucchini is available at some vegetable vendors and is very seasonal. If zucchini is not available, you can use thinly sliced mushrooms or brinjals.

Cooking Time : 5 mins.
Preparation Time : 5 mins.

Makes 6 sandwiches.

Ingredients
6 French bread, slices
1/2 zucchini, thinly sliced
1/2 yellow capsicum
6 to 8 stuffed green olives, sliced
2 teaspoons olive oil or oil
salt to taste
To be mixed into a topping
1 teaspoon finely chopped parsley

6 teaspoons eggless mayonnaise

freshly ground pepper
Method
1. Heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a pan, add the zucchini slices and salt and sauté for 2 minutes. Keep aside.
2. Heat the remaining olive oil in a pan, cook the yellow capsicum, skin side down, until the skin blisters. Cool and peel off the skin. Cut into thick slices. Keep aside.
3. Spread the topping mixture generously on the French bread slices.
4. Top each bread slice with the zucchini and yellow capsicum slices and olives. Spoon a little of the topping mixture over.
5. Serve immediately.
Tips
Refresh the French bread slices by warming them in a pre-heated oven at 180°C (360°F) for 1 to 2 minutes before you top with the vegetables.
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Delicious sandwich

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

Apples and carrots make a delicious sandwich combination.

Cooking Time : : No cooking.
Preparation Time : : 5 mins.

Makes 3 sandwiches.

Ingredients
9 bread slices
To be mixed for the Apple spread
1 apple, grated
1 tablespoon cheese spread
salt to taste
pepper to taste
To be mixed for the Carrot spread
3/4 cup grated carrot
2 tablespoons cheese spread
salt to taste
pepper to taste
Method
1. Apply the apple spread on one bread slice. Sandwich with another slice of bread.
2. Spread a layer of the carrot spread and sandwich with a third slice of bread
3. Repeat to make 2 more sandwiches.
4. Remove the crusts and cut into 4 triangles.
Tips
These are great for lunch box meals.
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Waldorf open sandwich

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

Sandwiches make a great start for the day. This can be put together by anyone in no time at all. It requires no cooking and we can soon have a satisfying, delicious, wholesome filler ready. Whole wheat bread, pears and sprouts are the key ingredients in this dish which makes it heart-friendly due to their high fibre content.

Preparation Time : 10 mins.
Cooking Time : Nil.

Makes 2 sandwiches.

Ingredients
4 slices whole wheat bread
For the salad
¼ cup pears or apples, grated
1 tablespoon finely chopped celery
1 spring onion, finely chopped
½ cup alfalfa sprouts
To be mixed together into a dressing
¼ cup low fat curds
½ teaspoon prepared mustard paste
salt and pepper to taste
Method
1. Toss the salad ingredients with the dressing.
2. Divide into 2 portions and spread each one on 2 slices of bread.
3. Top with the remaining 2 slices of bread and cut each sandwich into 2 triangles.
4. Serve immediately.
Tips
Feel free to use beans sprouts instead of alfalfa sprouts.
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Carrot and green peas sandwich

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

A colourful and easy way to provide your skin with lots of protein and vitamin A.

Cooking Time : 2 to 3 mins.
Preparation Time : 5 mins.

Makes 2 sandwiches.

Ingredients
4 brown bread slices, lightly buttered
1¼ cups parboiled and finely chopped carrot
¼ cup green peas, boiled and slightly mashed
2 tablespoons grated paneer (cottage cheese)
½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
¼ teaspoon finely chopped green chillies
2 tablespoons chopped coriander
1 teaspoon oil
salt to taste
Method
1. Heat the oil and fry the cumin seeds until they crackle. Add the green chilli, vegetables, paneer and salt.
2. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
3. Spread the mixture on 2 bread slices evenly. Cover with the remaining 2 bread slices.
4. Cut into two and serve.
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Carrot and cheese sandwich

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

Munch on this innovative and nutritious cheesy carrot sandwich to get your share of vitamin A and iron.

Cooking Time : Nil.
Preparation Time : 15 mins.

Makes 2 sandwiches.

Ingredients
4 brown bread slices
2 teaspoons butter
To be mixed together for the filling
¾ cup grated carrots
2 tablespoons grated mozarella cheese
2 tablespoons grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tablespoon milk
¼ teaspoon mustard (rai) powder
½ teaspoon chopped green chillies
salt to taste
Method
1. Spread half the filling on a slice of bread.
2. Top with another slice of bread to make a sandwich.
3. Repeat with remaining filling and bread slices to make one more sandwich.
4. Cut each sandwich into two and serve.
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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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