How to make Baked Cheese Cigars -

Bread slices spread with green chutney and grated cheese, rolled into cigars and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Processed cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़), Brown bread slices (ब्राउन ब्रेड स्लाइस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Baked Cheese Cigars

Baked Cheese Cigars Recipe Card


Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Baked Cheese Cigars Recipe

  • Processed cheese Grated as required

  • Brown bread slices 4-6

  • Butter as required

  • Mustard paste as required

  • Green chutney as required


Step 1

Preheat oven at 100ºC. Grease a baking tray with some butter.

Step 2

Trim the edges of the bread slices and heat them in a microwave for 30 seconds. Roll out bread slices to make them thin.

Step 3

Spread some butter, mustard paste and green chutney evenly on each bread slice. Put some cheese and roll out to make a cigar and insert a toothpick to seal.

Step 4

Put each cheese cigar on a greased baking tray and brush some melted butter on top. Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Put some green chutney in individual shot glasses, place a baked cheese cigar 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.