Sunday, August 29, 2010

Falafel Sandwhich -Mediterranean Chickpea recipe

A chickpea lover's delight, this falafel sanwhich is both healthy and tastes amazing. With roasted red pepper hummus spread and a modified version of tahini sauce, it is just so flavourful. I did not have pita bread but the white bread was not too bad!

Things needed

For Roasted red pepper hummus spread
3 -4 roasted red pepper
one cup of boild chick pea
1 garlic clove
1tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

For Tahini Sauce ( modified version)
1/4 green chilli
1/2 cup yogurt
1 tsp dry roasted sesame seed
few cilantro leaves
salt to taste

For the Falafel
2 Cups of boiled chickpea
2 garlic cloves
1 tsp dry roasted sesame seed
black pepper
1/4 sliced onion
1/4 cup flour
salt to taste

How to Make

1) Grind the ingredients for Hummus paste and keep aside in a bowl.
2) Grind the ingredients for Tahini sauce and keep aside.
3) Grind the ingredients for Falafel except the onion/flour .
-- Mix the above paste with onion and flour and make small balls and fry.

4) Spread hummus on a slice and place the falafel with veggies on other.
5) Top with tahini sauce and serve.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Sandwich Recipe with Spicy cilantro spread

when Iam not in mood for an elobarate dinner or need a quick snack, the spicy cilantro spread sandwich is one of my fav choices. Easy to make and I love the fresh smell of the cilantro spread.

To make one You need,

For the spread:

4-5 stems of cilantro

1/4 finely chopped chilli

pinch of salt

For the sandwhich:

2 slices of bread

2-3 slices of tomato

2-3 slices of cucumber

2-3 slices of baked potato

1 tsp butter


Grind the ingrediens for spread and spread it on a slice of bread. Spread the butter on other side and fill the pair with the veggies and top with a little pepper and it is ready to eat!!

Health read for the day