8. Recipe of the Month

Spicy Sprouts Sandwich


  • 8 slices of whole wheat bread
  • 8 sliced onions
  • 2 tsp low-fat butter for cooking

For the sprouts mixture

1 cup boiled mixed sprouts (moong, chana etc.)

2 tsp oil

1/2 cup finely chopped onions

2 tsp ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste

1 tsp finely chopped green chillies

2 tsp pav bhaji masala

2 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder

1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

1/2 tsp black salt (sanchal)

1 1/2 cups finely chopped tomatoes

Method for the sprouts

1.Heat oil in a broad non-stick pan, add onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till they turn translucent.

2.Add the ginger-garlic paste and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for another minute.

3.Add the pav bhaji masala, coriander-cumin seeds powder, turmeric powder, black salt, tomatoes, salt and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

4.Add the sprouts and potatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute.

5.Divide the sprouts mixture into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

1.Place one whole wheat bread slice on a flat, dry surface and spread a portion of the sprouts mixture evenly over it.

2.Top it with 2 onion slices and sandwich using another slice of whole wheat bread.

3.Pre-heat the griller and grill the sandwich using ½ tsp of low-fat butter till the sandwich turns crisp and brown in colour from both the sides.

4.Repeat steps 1 to 3 to make 3 more sandwiches.

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