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Crispy Paneer Papad Sandwich

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

Preparation Time : 26-30 minutes

Cooking time : 6-10 minutes

Servings : 4

Crispy Paneer Papad Sandwich

Main Ingredients

Cottage cheese (paneer), Papads





Level Of Cooking



  • Cottage cheese (paneer)
    250 grams
  • Papads
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Black pepper powder
    1/4 tsp +
  • Ginger
    1 inch
  • Green chillies chopped
  • Fresh coriander sprigs
    7-8 + for
  • Processed cheese
    50 grams
  • Mint chutney
    2 tablespoons
  • Refined flour
    3 tablespoons
  • Oil
    for deep-frying
  • Tomato-plum salsa
  • Tomato
    1 medium
  • Plum
  • Green chilli
  • Fresh coriander sprigs
  • 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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