Sunday, 2 September 2012

Cottage Cheese Sandwich

A very filling, nutritious breakfast recipe can be made up in few minutes only.


 8 slices fresh bread
1 cup cottage cheese/ paneer, finely chopped/ crumbled
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 large onion chopped very fine
1/4 cup capsicum, chopped
2 green chillies chopped very fine
2 medium tomatoes chopped fine
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Butter for bread slices


  • Heat a pan on a medium flame and add the butter to it. Allow to melt and then add the cumin seeds. 
  • When they stop spluttering, add the green chillies and onion. Fry till the onion is soft.
  • Add the tomatoes, capsicum, turmeric powder and salt to taste. Stir well. Cook for 2 minutes stirring frequently.
  • Add the cottage cheese and mix well. Stir fry for 3-4 minutes and then turn off fire. Allow to cool a little and keep aside.
  • Spread butter on one bread slice. Now put a generous amount of the prepared cheese mixture on another slice. Spread to cover entire slice. Top with another buttered slice.
  • Cook in sandwich toaster till crispy and golden. 
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup or chutney.


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