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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

~ TOASTED SANDWICHES RECIPE ~



Jhatpat hot breakfast ? Toasted Sandwiches top my list, the ease of stuffing any favorite filling between two humble slices of bread couldn't be tastier, faster or easier ...

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FILLING # 1 ~ ALOO MATAR TAMATAR FILLING

RECIPE MAKES 8 TOASTED SANDWICHES - SERVES 3-4

INGREDIENTS FOR THE FILLING ~ 2 potatoes, 1 tomato (cut in very small cubes), 1/2 cup frozen peas, fresh cut cilantro for garnishing

Heat little oil for vaghaar, add jeera, pinch of hing, 1 tablespoon garlic paste, 1 teaspoon green chilli paste

Add 2 potatoes, 1/2 cup frozen peas, 1 tomato, 1/4 cup water, salt to taste, 1/8 teaspoon haldi, 3 teaspoons red chilli powder, 3 teaspoons Everest Pav Bhaji Masala.

Mix all the ingredients very well. Switch flame to medium low, cover the pan with a lid half filled with water, let filling cook for 15-20 mins till potatoes are soft. If there is any water left in the filling, evaporate it so filling is dry to fill in the toasted sandwiches.

Let the filling cool down for 10-15 minutes till warm.

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Cut 1/4 onion & 1/4 capsicum in thin long slices & keep aside

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PREPARING SANDWICHES

Take a big tray, place 8 bread slices on the tray. Add some thin slices of fresh cut onion first. Add 2-3 tablespoons of filling, press lightly with a spoon so its evenly spread, on top add thin slices of fresh cut capsicum

Close the sandwiches with 8 slices of bread. Apply butter/bread spread/margarine on top side of all the bread slices.

Preheat a Toast Sandwich maker. Once the light is green, hold the sandwich turn it upsde down & place the buttered side down inside the Toast Sandwich Maker.

Butter the top side now. Close the Toast Sandwich Maker lid & cook till sandwiches are golden brown.

Serve hot with cilantro chutney & tomato ketchup

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FILLING # 2 ~ GREEN BEANS (FANSI) FILLING

RECIPE MAKES 6 TOASTED SANDWICHES SERVES 3

Cut fresh green beans (fansi) in small pieces - about 3 cups

In a pressure cooker pan, heat oil for vaghaar, then add 1 teaspoon ajmo (ajwain seeds), pinch of hing, 5-6 garlic cloves cut in small pieces, add the cut fansi, 2-3 tablespoons water, salt to taste, 1/8 teaspon haldi, 3-4 teaspoons red chilli powder, 3-4 teaspoons dhaanajeeru

Cook to 2 whistles, let cooker cool, open & check if there is any water, evaporate it by heating it again so filling becomes dry.

Let it cool for 10-15 mins, fill between bread slices & toast.

Serve hot with cilantro chutney & tomato ketchup

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FILLING # 3 ~ SPICY SAMOSA FILLING (its in the samosa recipe)

Prepare & enjoy !!!

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