Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese) Sandwich Toastie

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Thank you EC from Simple Indian Food for introducing me to fellow bloggers in the Budding Blogger Series & giving bloggers an opportunity to discover my blog . It was truely special to me .

Coming to Paneer … Its such a versatile ingredient.. Its fun to play with it in my cooking. Use it as a starter or for a main course or for a sweet.. always well appreciated.
Paneer sandwitch is something which my mother used to make for us as an evening snack occasionally & its pretty quick.

INGREDIENTS :

White Bread – Medium Thickness8 slices
Butter4-5 tsp
Green Chutney ( Coriander Chutney)Optional

FOR FILLING:

Indian Cottage Cheese(Paneer)1 Cup Grated
Coriander leaves / Cilantro1 Cup Chopped finely
Crushed green chillies1 table spoon
Chopped Onions1/2 cup
SaltTo taste
Freshly ground Pepper1/2 – 1 tsp

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Mix all the filling ingredients in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Lay the slices of bread on a clean cutting board and apply butter to it on either side.( This will keep the sandwitch slice a little moist & golden).If you wish you could spread a layer of coriander chutney/spread on one slice innerside. Now put a generous amount of the prepared paneer mixture on 4 of the slices. Spread to cover entire slice. Top with another buttered slice.
  3. Heat up the Sandwitch Toaster & now place the filled bread slices over it.
  4. Grill or Toast the sandwich till crispy and golden.
  5. Cut the Sandwitches diagonally & serve hot with Ketchup .

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Comments (18)

  • sandhya yummy panner sandwitch…Sure kids love it…nicely presented…Keep going girl….

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  • Delicious sandwich sandhya! Yummy!!

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  • Thats a yummy sandwich with paneer…just loved this simple recipe…thanks for sharing sandhya…take care

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  • Thats a yummy evening snack Sandhya.. As you said Paneer is so versatile! Will try this one soon 🙂

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  • Hi Sandhya. You have a nice blog dear. And the sandwich looks appetising and why not it has paneer.
    Good going,do find time to drop by and leave me a note.
    Take care.

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  • Hey.. read about u @ ECs ..seemed cool 🙂
    Heavy Paneer sandwich, will surely try !

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  • Simply Yummy deary!!!

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  • Wow Panner sandwiches…innovative and delicious one Sandhya 🙂

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  • uum quick and yummy snack! Love paneer

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  • Congrats Sandhya on being introduced by EC, the versatile blogger.Don't even bother to sandwich for me, I loved your paneer stuffing by itself!

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  • Lovely Sandwich dear. Admire the way you presented the method clearly. Keep rocking.

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  • Thank you lovely gals… for all the encouragement !!

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  • love your blog, this sandwich rocks so creative, I am from the UK.
    will follow ya

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  • Hello, This Sounds and looks fantastic! I love your cooking, I can almost smell it from where I sit and type. Have a visit http://www.samwich365.com and maybe we can feature this sandwich there if you like. Take care, Thank you, Keri

    p.s. I signed anonymous because I forgot to sign in. I'll come back again when I am. Until then, Keri

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  • I make a similar sandwich with mozarella. Paneer sounds like a great Indian twist. Will try this next time!

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  • Simple & yummy one sandy!

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  • This is also a yummy one. My version paneer with omam was really delicious. It was not heavy as I have added omam. But I restricted my intake.

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