How to make Homemade Paneer Toast-Cook Smart -

These delicious sandwiches do not need any masalas – savour them

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Full fat milk, Fresh cream (ताज़ी क्रीम )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Homemade Paneer Toast-Cook Smart

Homemade Paneer Toast-Cook Smart Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Homemade Paneer Toast-Cook Smart Recipe

  • Full fat milk 1 litres

  • Fresh cream 100 millilitres

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Brown multigrain bread slices 8

  • Oil 1 tablespo

  • Large onion finely chopped 1

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat milk in a deep non-stick pan. Add cream and mix well. Add salt and mix well, and let the mixture come to a boil.

Step 2

Add lemon juice, mix well and simmer till milk curdles and the whey separates.

Step 3

Place a strainer on a bowl. Put a muslin cloth in the strainer, pour the curdled milk into it, tie the cloth into a potli and strain excess liquid.

Step 4

Place the potli in a pan and put a heavy object on top to press it for a while. Discard the liquid and open the potli to get a block of paneer. Cool down to room temperature and then set in the refrigerator.

Step 5

To make toasts, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion and saute well. Add green chillies and saute. Add salt and mix.

Step 6

Add ½ cup grated fresh homemade paneer, mix well and cook. Add coriander, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Heat a sandwich griller.

Step 8

Spread paneer mixture generously over 4 multigrain bread slices, cover with remaining bread slices and press lightly.

Step 9

Drizzle little oil on the griller, place the sandwiches on it, 2 at a time, drizzle some more oil on top, cover and grill till grill marks appear on both sides of the sandwiches.

Step 10

Cut into triangles and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.