Panner Sandwich

Thisis my go to recipe whenever i have leftover paneer from a recipe. This sandwich tastes very good with homemade paneer too and the crumbly texture of homemade paneer is best suited for this . You can even add any vegetables you like but tastes best with just paneer . Makes a good after school snack for kids or evening tea time snack.
Paneer - 1 cup, crumbled or gratted
Onion - 1/2 cup,  chopped fine
Green Chilli - 2 tsp, chopped fine
Black Pepper Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp, chopped fine
Oil - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Bread Slices - 8
Butter /Oilve oil to brush

  1. Heat oil , add onion ,green chilli to oil and cook till onion turns translucent.
  2. Add paneer , salt and pepper and cook for just a minute.
  3. Remove from flame and add coriander leaves and let it cool
  4. Butter breads on both sides or Brush olive oil on both sides of bread.
  5. Take slice place a layer of paneer mixture and cover it with another slice.
  6. Use your sandwich maker to make sandwich .
  7. Or use a griddle : Place bread on griddle.
  8. Pressing down the bread with weight and cooking side.
  9. Repeat on other side too.
  10. Serve hot with tea or coffee.
I'm sending this to the WYF : Tea time snack hosted at Simple Indian Food.
Also sending this to Food for 7 stages of life : Kids Event hosted at SaurashtraKitchen and started by Cook Like a Bong .

Papaya Mezhukavarati/ Papaya Fry

Its been quite some time since i have posted something. Many of other responsibilities were keeping me really busy . But last week when i saw raw papaya in the shop had to buy it . And today when i made my moms papaya mezhukavarati i thought of starting my postings again with it. Its a very simple recipe but you will love it.
In kerala papaya grows in everybody's backyard and is used a lot in everyday cooking. Papaya thoran,eriseery is some of my other favorites.I have eaten papaya pickle too at one of my aunts place . Next time when i meet her i planning to get the recipe from her :). Papaya is a meat tenderizer too so used quite a bit in mugalai meat dishes.

Raw Papaya - 1 cup , 1/4 inch cubes
Green Chilli - 2 tsp chopped fine
Curry leaves - 3-4 leaves
Onion - 1/4 cup chopped fine
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Red Chilli Pw - 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal - 1 tsp(optional)
Oil - 2 tsp
Salt to taste

1. Take chopped papaya in a saucepan ,add 1/4 cup water salt, turmeric,green chilli,curry leaves.
2. Cook papaya till it is fork tender and drain and keep aside.
3. Heat oil add mustard seeds and when they start popping add urad dal .
4.When dal starts to turn slightly brown add onion.
5.When onion turns translucent add papaya and cook for 2-3 minutes.
6. Add red chilli pw and cook for another minute and serve with rice .