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Brown Bread Sandwich

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Ingredients
•    Brown bread 8 slices
•    Olive oil     2 teaspoons
•    Garlic,chopped     2 cloves
•    Spring onions,chopped     5-6
•    Button mushrooms,chopped Fresh    5-6
•    Celery,chopped optional    1 stalk
•    Red chilli flakes     1 teaspoon
•    Salt     to taste
•    Black pepper powder     to taste
•    Cheese,grated     4 tablespoons
Method
Take brown bread slices and apply butter on one side (if required). Set aside. In a non-stick frying pan, heat olive oil and sauté garlic and spring onions for two minutes. Add mushrooms and celery and stir-fry for two minutes. Add paprika powder, salt and black pepper powder and sauté for two to three minutes. Remove from heat and divide this filling into four portions. Put one portion of the filling on one side of a bread slice and spread it evenly. Sprinkle one tablespoon of grated cheese on top and cover it with a slice of buttered bread. Serve immediately. Similarly make the other remaining three sandwiches.

Russian Sandwich

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Ingredients
8 whole wheat bread slices

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1 1/2 cups finely choppedand boiled
vegetables (cabbage,carrots,green peas,cauliflower ,potatoes , french beans)
1/2 cup low-calorie mayonnaise
4 tsp thick low-fat curds
1/3 cup grated carrot
1 tsp mustard (rai / sarson) powder
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder
powder to taste

Method

Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
Place a bread slice on a clean, dry surface, spread a portion of the stuffing evenly over it.
Sandwich using another bread slice on it and press it lightly.
Repeat with the remaining bread slices and stuffing to make 3 more sandwiches.
Cut each sandwich in 2 equal pieces and serve immediately.

Black Olive Pesto Sandwich

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Ingredients

For The Black Olive Pesto
(makes approx. 1/2 cup).
1/4 cup chopped pinenuts (chilgoza) or walnuts (akhrot)
1 cup fresh basil leaves , loosely packed
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste
12 black olives , finely chopped

Other Ingredients
8 whole wheat bread slices , lightly buttered
4 cheese slices
1 cup sliced tomatoes
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste

Method
For the pesto

1. Heat a small non-stick pan, add the pinenuts or walnuts and toast them lightly on a slow flame, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
2. When cool, combine all the ingredients together except the olives and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
3. Add the olives and mix well.
4. Divide the pesto into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

1. Trim the edges of the bread slices. Keep aside.
2. Place a bread slice on clean dry surface, spread a portion of the pesto evenly on it.
3. Place a cheese slice and ¼ cup of tomato slices evenly over it.
4. Sprinkle salt and pepper over it and sandwich with another slice of bread.
5. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more sandwiches.
6. Cut each sandwich into 2 equal pieces and serve immediately.

Grilled Mushroom Sandwich

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Ingredients
1 tbsp oil
2 cups chopped mushrooms (khumbh)
1 egg (optional)
1 tsp chopped green chillies
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste
1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
12 slices of bread
butter as required

Method

1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the mushrooms and sauté until water has evaporated and mushrooms become dry.
2. Add the egg, green chillies, salt and pepper, mix well and sauté till the mushrooms are coated well with the egg and the mixture is cooked.
3. Remove from the flame, add the cheese and coriander, mix well and keep aside.
4. Spread the butter on 2 slices of bread.
5. Spread about 2 tablespoons of the mushroom mixture on one slice and cover with the other slice and grill using a sandwich maker or any other grilling method of your choice.
6. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

SPROUTS SANDWICH

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Elegant sandwiches with a sprout and potato stuffing instead of cheese to enhance your calcium and fibre levels.

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

Makes 4 sandwiches.

Ingredients

8 slices whole wheat bread
½ cup onions, sliced
4 teaspoons low fat butter to cook

For the sprouts

1 cup mixed sprouts, boiled
½ cup potatoes, boiled and mashed
½ cup onions, finely chopped
2 teaspoons ginger-garlic paste
1 green chilli, finely chopped
2 teaspoons pav bhaji masala
2 teaspoons coriander-cumin seed (dhania-jeera) powder
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
½ teaspoon black salt (sanchal)
1½ cups tomatoes, finely chopped
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.

Apple Carrot Sandwich

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Apples and carrots make a delicious sandwich combination.

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

Makes 3 sandwiches.
Ingredients

  1. 9 bread slices

To be mixed for the Apple spreadimages

  1. 1 apple, grated
  2. 1 tablespoon cheese spread
  3. salt to taste
  4. pepper to taste

To be mixed for the Carrot spread

  1. 3/4 cup grated carrotcarrotimages
  2. 2 tablespoons cheese spread
  3. salt to taste
  4. 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.