Open Carrot Sandwich ( Healthy Starter Recipe)

Open Carrot Sandwich ( Healthy Starter Recipe)

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A zesty and healthy topping of low-fat paneer and colourful vegetables makes this a scrumptious starter. Only 60 calories per sandwich, this is a nourishing starter to begin a healthy fare.

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Open Carrot Sandwich ( Healthy Starter Recipe) recipe - How to make Open Carrot Sandwich ( Healthy Starter Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 open sandwiches
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For The Topping
1 cup grated carrot
1 cup grated cucumber
2 tbsp grated low-fat paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tsp green chilli paste
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp white pepper powder
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp finely chopped celery (ajmonda)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1/4 cup soya flour
salt to taste
1 tbsp sesame seeds (til)
4 whole wheat bread slices
1 1/2 tsp olive oil

For the topping

    For the topping
  1. Squeeze the carrots and cucumber and drain out the excess water.
  2. Combine all the ingredients including the carrots and cucumber in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Divide the topping into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the soya flour and salt along with 1 tbsp of water in a bowl to make a thick batter. Keep aside.
  2. Brush 1/8 tsp of oil on one side of each bread slice.
  3. Place each bread slice on a flat surface, with the brushed side facing downwards and spread a portion of the topping evenly over it.
  4. Brush a little soya batter evenly over the topping.
  5. Place each open sandwich on a non-stick tava (griddle) with the topping facing downwards and cook, using ¼ tsp of oil, till the topping turns golden brown in colour.
  6. Turn over and cook till the other side turns golden brown in colour.
  7. Cut each bread sandwich into 2 equal portions diagonally and serve immediately.


Tomato Sauce (microwave) 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per open sandwich
Energy77 cal
Protein2.9 g
Carbohydrates7.7 g
Fiber2.9 g
Fat4.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium54.6 mg

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