Caramelized Onions and Cheese Panini by Tarla Dalal

Caramelized Onions and Cheese Panini by Tarla Dalal

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There is something unexplainably awesome about caramelized onions. Whether it is its nice pinkish hue, the strong aroma or its unique sweet and spicy taste, we don’t know, but it never fails to please anyone. In this yummy snack, we have made a Panini using caramelized onions and cheese, with a little jalapenos for a juicy spicy touch.


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Makes 2 paninis
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2 cups sliced onions
4 tsp grated processed cheese
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste
2 hot dog rolls
5 tsp butter for spreading and brushing
2 tsp finely chopped jalapenos

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
  2. Slit a hot dog roll horizontally using a sharp knife and apply 1 tsp of butter on each halve.
  3. Put half the mixture of caramelized onions , 1 tsp of jalapenos and 2 tsp of grated processed cheese on the lower halve of a bread roll.
  4. Close the bread roll and brush ½ tsp of butter on top of the bread and grill in a greased pre-heated sandwich griller for 5 minutes or till they turn crispy and brown from both the sides.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make 1 more panini.
  6. Cut each panini diagonally into 2 equal pieces.
  7. Serve immediately.

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