The best way to stave off starvation without guilt is to snack on good food. We love carrots and cabbage and of course paneer in sandwiches. They lend moisture, crunch, freshness and nutrition to any bread. Mayonnaise, sandwich spreads, chutneys and sauces add flavour and creaminess to them. Here is the quick and easy recipe of such a sandwich that will suit perfect to be made and served on Independence Day. Hued in three patriotic colours, it will have an essence of 15th August.

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes


White or whole grain bread: 8 slices

Paneer: 100 grams

Cabbage: 1/3 cup (grated and squeezed)

Carrot: 1/3 cup (grated and squeezed)

Green chutney: 1 ½ tbsp.

Mayonnaise: 2 ½ tbsp.

Pizza pasta sauce: 1 tsp

Tomato ketchup: 1 tbsp

Red chilli flakes: 1/4 tsp

Oregano: 1/4 tsp

Salt to taste


Remove the edges of four bread slices. Keep them aside in a closed box so that they do not get hardened after coming in contact with air.Mix grated and squeezed cabbage with green fresh coriander chutney. Add oregano and mix well. Spread half of the quantity of this mixture evenly on one slice. Cover it with the second slice.Mix grated paneer with 1 ½ tbsp. of mayonnaise. Spread half of the quantity on another slice placed on cabbage chutney slice. Sprinkle little salt and cover it with the third slice.Mix pizza-pasta sauce, tomato ketchup and one tablespoon of mayonnaise together. Add grated and squeezed carrot and red chilli flakes and mix well again. It will give an orange coloured sauce spread. Spread this mixture evenly on the third slice kept on the paneer layer of the sandwich. Cover it with the fourth bread piece.Press gently with your hands and cut it diagonally in two equal halves and serve with tea, coffee or mock tail.Repeat the process with the next four bread slices to make another sandwich.This sandwich is thrilling, filling and yummy. It requires a few ingredients and takes very little time to make.