Sunday, 10 February 2013

Paneer Potato Sandwiches

A very healthy and wholesome lunch Idea for school going kids. These sandwiches are prepared with fresh cottage cheese which is high in proteins, calcium and magnesium.
 Completed with a portion of fresh fruit, these sandwiches are a great option for Tiffins.....

for filling:
 100grams Fresh cottage cheese(Paneer)
1 medium boiled potato
1 seedless green chili (nicely cut into small pieces)
1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder(bhunna jeera)
1 teaspoon coriander powder(dhania)
1/4 teaspoon Garam masala
1/4 teaspoon dry mango powder(aamchoor)
1/4 teaspoon red chili powder(laal mirch)
1/2 teaspoon black salt(kaala namak)
1/2 teaspoon Chaat masala
salt according to taste

Other ingredients:
 2-4 bread slices
butter for roasting


Crumble/shred Cottage cheese
Mash the boiled potato.
In a wok(kadahi), heat a teaspoon of ghee/oil. Add the potato and saute for few seconds.
To this add the crumbled paneer and mix well.
Add all the spices and again mix well. Saute the whole mixture for few seconds on low flame.
Filling for sandwiches is ready. Let it cool at room temperature.
On a bread slice place a portion of this filling and cover it with other slice . 
Heat a griddle(tawa), apply butter on it and place the prepared sandwich on it. 
Roast the sandwich from both sides till it turns crispy.
Make other sandwiches following the same procedure.
Tasty "Paneer potato Sandwiches "are ready!! Serve them with Tomato sauce and fruits.

Optional notes:
One can use brown bread for these sandwiches.
On can prepare the filling and refrigerate it for later use.   

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