How to make Crispy Paneer Papad Sandwich

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Papad (पापड़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crispy Paneer Papad Sandwich

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Crispy Paneer Papad Sandwich Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 250 grams

  • Papad 5

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 tsp + for garnish

  • Ginger 1 inch

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 7-8 + for garnish

  • Processed cheese 50 grams

  • Mint chutney 2 tablespoons

  • Refined flour 3 tablespoons

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Tomato-plum salsa

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Plum 1

  • Green chilli 1

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 12-15

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of 1 lemon


Step 1

Cut cottage cheese into thick slices. Cut 4 roundels from them using a medium size cookie cutter. Slit the roundels without cutting through and reserve the left over cottage cheese pieces.

Step 2

Sprinkle salt and pepper powder to taste on both sides of the roundels and set aside.

Step 3

Finely chop ginger. Add green chillies to it and chop further.

Step 4

Chop 7-8 coriander sprigs alongwith the stems and transfer all the chopped ingredients into a bowl. Grate cheese into it and add 1 tbsp mint chutney. Mix well and add ¼ tsp pepper powder and salt and mix well. Mash the reserved cottage cheese pieces and add. Mix well.

Step 5

Stuff the prepared mixture into the slit cottage cheese roundels and press lightly.

Step 6

Break papads into smaller pieces and crush further in a food processor into smaller pieces. Spread the crushed papad on a plate.

Step 7

Combine refined flour with sufficient water in a bowl and mix well into a smooth and thin slurry. Add salt and remaining mint chutney and mix well.

Step 8

Dip prepared cottage cheese sandwiches in the slurry and coat in the crushed papad. Repeat this procedure once again.

Step 9

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry double crusted cottage cheese sandwiches on medium heat till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 10

To make tomato-plum salsa, roughly chop plum and tomato. Chop green chilli and roughly chop coriander sprigs and transfer all these in a bowl. Add crushed peppercorns, salt and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 11

Place some tomato-plum salsa on a serving plate. Put the cottage cheese sandwiches on top and drizzle some more salsa on top. Garnish with few coriander sprigs and serve immediately.

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