paneer veg sandwich

paneer sandwich recipe – this veg paneer sandwich which i make sometimes, is a variation of the bombay veg sandwich. along with the paneer, veggies & the green chutney, the sandwich becomes a healthy one.

if you don’t have the veggies, then you can still make the sandwich with the paneer stuffing. in this recipe i made a fusion of italian and indian flavors. the paneer has italian-indian herbs in it, whilst the veggies is spiced with indian spices. for the paneer stuffing, i have used basil leaves, celery and coriander. if you want to make sandwich with indian flavors then you can check this grilled paneer sandwich recipe.

sandwich are always hot with people who are short of time as they are quick to make and serve. one can pack them while going for a short journeys or picnics too.

making sandwich does not require much cooking expertise and even youngsters who are new to cooking can easily make their favorite sandwich by using the stuffing of their liking. you can make good fusion sandwiches by combining different flavors.

paneer sandwich recipe

here i have used homemade whole wheat bread. you can use any bread like brown bread or white bread to make this sandwich.

i served the veg paneer sandwich with coriander chutney and tomato sauce. however, the sandwich can also be served with basil pesto.

few of the sandwich recipes on my blog which are easy to make are:

  1. chocolate sandwich
  2. corn sandwich
  3. aloo masala grilled sandwich
  4. bombay veg toast sandwich

if you want to use homemade paneer/cottage cheese for this recipe then do check my step by step post on making paneer. to make a vegan version, replace paneer with tofu and butter with olive oil.

if you are looking for more paneer recipes then do check matar paneer, malai kofta, paneer butter masala, shahi paneer and paneer tikka recipe.

veg paneer sandwich recipe below:

paneer sandwich recipe
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paneer sandwich recipe

paneer sandwich recipe - healthy and delicious paneer sandwich recipe made using paneer, veggies and herbs.

course snacks
cuisine world
prep time 30 minutes
cook time 15 minutes
total time 45 minutes
servings 2 to 3
author dassana amit

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

for sandwiches:

  • 8 to 10 slices of whole wheat bread or brown bread or white bread
  • 1 medium size tomato
  • 1 beetroot - boiled and peeled
  • 1 potato - boiled and peeled
  • 1 medium size onion - peeled
  • chaat masala as required
  • cumin powder as required (jeera powder)
  • butter or olive oil as required

for paneer stuffing:

  • 200 grams paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 4 to 5 italian basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • ½ teaspoon dry oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder (kali mirch powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder or red chili flakes
  • 1 green chili - chopped
  • rock salt or black salt as required

how to make recipe?

making paneer stuffing for sandwiches:

  1. crumble the paneer in a bowl.
  2. add all the fresh herbs, oregano, green chilies, red chili powder, pepper powder and salt. mix well.

making paneer sandwiches:

  1. slice all the veggies thinly.
  2. spread butter on the bread or brush some oil.
  3. place the paneer mixture on the bread.
  4. sprinkle some chaat masala and jeera powder.
  5. place the two or three slices of each veggie on the paneer stuffing.
  6. sprinkle again some salt, chaat masala and cumin powder.
  7. place the other buttered slice on the top.
  8. either grill or toast the paneer sandwich till crisp and browned from both sides.

  9. brush some oil or butter on the top of the sandwiches.
  10. serve paneer sandwich hot with mint coriander chutney and tomato sauce.


step by step veg paneer sandwich recipe:

1: crumble the paneer with your hands or grate it. add the chopped basil, celery, coriander leaves, green chilies along with black pepper, red chili powder and salt. mix well.

paneer sandwich recipe

2: spread or brush some butter or olive oil on the bread. add a tbsp or more of the paneer mixture on the bread. sprinkle some chaat masala and cumin powder. place two or three slices each of boiled potato, onion, boiled beetroot and tomato. sprinkle some salt, chaat masala and cumin powder again.

paneer sandwich recipe

3: place the second buttered or oiled bread on top and either grill or toast the sandwich. here i have used my old sandwich hand toaster which works on stove top.

preparing paneer sandwich recipe

4: once the sandwiches are browned, then remove and spread some butter if required on the sandwiches. serve veg paneer sandwich hot with mint-coriander chutney and tomato sauce.

paneer sandwich recipe




13 thoughts on “paneer sandwich recipe, how to make veg paneer sandwich recipe”

  1. Hi Dassana,
    I was wondering if I could chop all the veggies (beetroot, onion and potato) and mix it with the planner stuffing? Would that work? I am also planning on making this for the party along with Samosa. Would I be able to double/triple the recipe? Thanks a lot! Not sure what I would do with your recipes! Lots of love to you. Happy New Year!

      1. Hi Dassana, this was the first time I made sandwiches for the party. It was super easy and delicious 😋. I skipped the beat roots and onions as I was not sure if kids would eat it, but just added grated carrots and potatoes to the paneer! Adding the basil leaves made such a refreshing difference! Thanks so much. This one is going to be my go to recipe from now. Thank a lot my dear. Hugs.

  2. Dassana, love this recipe….my kids dont like paneer, I am going to make this and trick them with this sandwich, now why dint I think of this before…..thanks for the idea and the great recipe.

  3. Dassana, like all recipes, this one is a fabulous one too! I like your sandwich maker and it made me happy. I haven’t seen that kind in ages. I find it more convenient than the electric one as you can control how much you need to heat it and how you like the crust on the sandwiches.

    1. thanks family cook. the toaster is an old one but still working good. it is convenient as if someone wants a more browned or less browned toast, then one does have a control.

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