Sandwiches are the most versatile food I have ever known. It is the simplicity of the concept that allures me the most. It’s just 2 or 3 slices of bread topped one upon the other, packing all the sinful goodness of delectable ingredients in between. You can select the type of bread you want. You can choose the bread-spread of your choice, butter, cheese, jam, chocolate or peanut butter. You can play around with the seasoning. Depending upon the type of sandwich, whether sweet or savory, you can pick the veggies or fruits of your liking. It is just so simple!
Recently, I have been so hooked on to the sandwiches. I make a new variety every week. I have already posted 4 recipes, listed below.
- Bombay Sandwich Recipe with Step-by-Step Pictures
- Two-Cheese Pav Bhaji Sandwich with Chilled Cucumber Yogurt Recipe
- Egg Sandwich Recipe
- The Grilled Devil Recipe
I just came back home a few hours ago from jogging and I was hungry as hell. To my disappointment, there was nothing much in the refrigerator; just a bag full of cucumbers and cheese. I dug deeper into the kitchen cabinet and found some bread. It was the pav or bun that we have with pav bhaji.
I had recently read about cucumber sandwiches. They are a popular sandwich in the US and some European countries. When I first heard about the cucumber sandwich, my first response was…eew.. But today I had no other option. My first concern was the blandness of the authentic cucumber sandwich. I am an Indian, I like my food zesty. So I racked my brains a little and voila! My hands started peeling and chopping the cucumber. I then prepared my usual sandwich masala and grated the cheese. I used mozzarella and cheddar fifty-fifty. The cucumber slices need to be really thin.
For the purpose of measurement, 1 cup = 250 ml. This recipe is for 4 sandwiches. Now let us see how I made this delicious sandwich with clean flavors without going overboard.
How to Make Cucumber Sandwiches
When you cut the sandwich, you will hear the sound of the crust. When you bite into it, it is warm, cheesy, gooey and fresh and zesty. It is simple to make and needs only humble ingredients. So what are you waiting for? Rush into your kitchen and make this western delight with a desi twist and enjoy it with your family and friends.