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Today I am posting healthy and offcourse so yummy sandwich, sure everyone loves when you try once...

Ingredients :

Rajma(red bean) - 1 cup
Ginger - 1/2 inch crushed
Garlic - 1 crushed
Chilli powder - as required
Tomato - 1 medium sized
Onion - 1 chopped finely
Cummin - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
salt and oil as requried
Coriander for garnishing and raw onions for topping

Green chutney :

Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup
Mint leaves - 1/4 cup
Roasted cummin powder - 1/2 tsp
small piece ginger
Lemon juice and salt to taste

Grind everything in the blender to smooth paste and store it in container

Method :

1. Soak the bean overnight and pressure cook for 3 whistles by adding salt and crushed ginger and garlic to it.
2. Then heat oil in the frying pan season with cummin seeds.
3. Add onion saute till light brown add tomato and fry until they are well mashed.
4. Now add the cooked bean, chilli powder, salt and garam masala.
5. Let them simmer until all the moisture is absorbed , at the end add the lemon and garnish with coriander leaves.
6. This can be served with roti too.

Arranging the sandwich :

1. Apply the green chutney to one bread and tomato sauce to another bread.
2. In the middle of both breads keep the bean mixture and raw onions.
3. Cut and serve.
4. The above method is for closed sandwich.
5. For open sandwich apply the chutney and keep the bean mixture and broil in the oven until bread is crispy then top it with raw onion and serve.

Pooja  – (April 30, 2009 at 11:45 AM)  

Healthy sandwich..Nice idea pavithra..

Lavanya  – (April 30, 2009 at 12:10 PM)  

how did you get those cute garnishing ideas us some :)

Ramya Vijaykumar  – (April 30, 2009 at 12:11 PM)  

Rajma sandwich is a nice idea and a kid friendly healthy sandwich too...

Vrinda  – (April 30, 2009 at 12:56 PM)  

I lov rajma..unique sandwich..

Pooja  – (April 30, 2009 at 1:33 PM)  

Healthy and yummy sandwich! Great idea to make sandwich with Rajma..also nice presentation n shots!

kittymatti  – (April 30, 2009 at 1:43 PM)  

i must congratulate u for this fantastic presentation. very nice dish!

ARUNA  – (April 30, 2009 at 2:42 PM)  

OMG how much time do u take for the arrangement....i will go crazy if u don't answer!!!

Nandinis food  – (April 30, 2009 at 3:57 PM)  

Healthy sandwich.....creative. So much hard work! :D

Home Cooked Oriya Food  – (April 30, 2009 at 5:27 PM)  

Anything presented so well - I will eat! Wow love it here...

chef and her kitchen  – (May 1, 2009 at 12:02 AM)  

loved the presentation gal...
Using Beans for the sandwich is also a very nice idea..loved the idea of onion spirals.

Pavithra Elangovan  – (May 1, 2009 at 12:07 AM)  

Thanks gals for your encouraging comments happy that u all loved the presentation.

Nithya  – (May 1, 2009 at 10:05 PM)  

wow... nice dish.. badly wanna eat now :)

New Tube  – (May 2, 2009 at 11:24 PM)  

very creative decoration...beautiful presentation.

Mangala Bhat  – (May 5, 2009 at 8:19 PM)  

wow! great pesentataion ...Thanks for sharing ur recipes dear ...will surely come and see all ur recipes especially the way u pesented is fantaboulous ...great !

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