Paneer Bruschetta

I have started loving various international cuisines. I am trying to prepare a fusion dish by blending the Indian vegetables in different recipes around the world. In simple words, an international cuisine fit for an Indian family. A few samples from my stable are the Chickpea Burger, Spinach Pasta and Quick Pizza etc.

Now in a similar manner, I have prepared Paneer (Cottage Cheese) Bruschetta from Anjum Anand's "I Love Curry". This fusion dish came out very well and everyone in my family liked it. Next time, I am planning to make my own Indian version of topping thereby trying to experiment more on fusion dishes.

Bruschetta is an Italian Snack or Appetizer which consists of a toasted bread slice topped with meat or any vegetables. It is very easy to prepare and only the topping differs from one variety to another. You can be creative with the selection of the topping so as to make your own version.


Basic Information:
Preparation and Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4 (Makes 8 slices)



Ingredients:

Baguette/Ciabatta/Any Italian loaf - 1 no, cut into 1 inch thinkness diagonally
Paneer - 1/2 cup, crumbled
Capsicum - 2 tablespoons, finely chopped
Onion - 2 tablespoons, finely chopped
Coriander leaves - 2 tablespoons , finely chopped
Cherry/Plum tomatoes - 4 nos, quartered
Olive oil - 1 teaspoon + extra for toasting the bread
Pepper powder - 1/2 teaspoon / as required
Salt - to taste


Method:

1) Take the crumbled panner in the mixing bowl.
2) Add onion, capsicum, coriander leaves and cherry tomatoes. Toss it well.
3) Season with salt and pepper. Add olive oil and toss well again. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Keep it aside.
 
4) Coat both the sides of bread slice with olive oil and toast it in the pan/skillet untill crisp and slightly turns brown.
 
5) Place generous a or two tablespoon of mixture on the bread slice and serve.

Note:
1) Instead of toasting the bread, you can also bake them. Place the bread slices in the 180C preheated oven and bake it for 5 minutes or until crisp.
2) Try to use fresh paneer for best results.

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53 comments:

Simple and delicious bruschetta with Indian flavor.yum...yum...

i love this Italian loaf roasting with garlic parsley butter spread...paneer bruschetta is simple and sounds yummy!!

Spicy Treats
OnGoing Event ~ Dish It Out-Brinjal n Garlic

Delicious and very yummy bruschetta!!

Ongoing Event - CC-Chocolate Fest

This looks wonderful and yummy !!

Delicious and colorful preparation.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Delicious bruschetta, really appetizing dear...

Simple and yummy. Nice clicks

Look so yumnmy!!! Wonderful clicks.

The first picture is mindblowing. Nice recipe..

Nice and innovative recipe...

wonderful fusion dish Uma..excellent clicks n presentation..

wow!!!awesome clicks.....love the addition of Paneer

Brushetta!! I love the ones that are served in one of the Italian restaurants we frequent here..Gr8 recipe..

I like the texture on the loaf..look really cool!!..lovely presentation too....delicious!!

Hey looks so good! Nice pics...waiting to see what you're gonna post today!
-Nandini from foodiliciousnan.wordpress.com

Paneer Bruschetta looks absolutely irresistible and terrific..

Bruschetta with Indian flavour nice one...

Nice recipe and beautiful clicks Uma.

something new.........lovely recipe

Nice Indian twist on Bruschetta.. never saw paneer as the topping. looks pretty

Love paneer as a topping for this italian fav!!! Marvelous clicks :)
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Simple recipe,lovely clicks!!

I love paneer and your photos do justice to the recipe.Beautiful!

the clicks are very inviting and makes me hungry too. Nice party starter

Wow thats yummy....looks tempting

Yummy! & beautiful clicks

Mindblowing pics....lovely recipe!!!!

This is totally yummy recipe...I am loving it dear..Will try it soon..

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

Lovely clicks with an indian twist...yummy!!
Erivum Puliyum

This is one of my favorite appetizer.

beautiful pics Uma...loved the wooden bg :-).. Bruschetta is a winner all the time:-)

looks super good Uma..love your neat pics.

OMG very tempting Bruschetta :)

http://vegetarianmedley.blogspot.com/

Wonderful clicks..yummy

Looks amazing. Straight out of a food Mag..! Loved it..!

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Looks super yummy...Lovely clicks..

Gorgeous clicks!! And a wonderful recipe!

uff, look at those pics-mind blowing pics Uma. And Bruschetta topped with paneer is quite interesting and sounds delicious :)

Paneer Brushetta luks irresistibly tempting.Very appetizing clicks Uma.Luv it

Lovely party dish! Very colorful and splendid pictures!

loved this combo, seems delicious and also very pretty pictures

OMG These look awesome. Gr8 job dear.

yum! what an ingenious way to indianize bruschetta... love it! :)

wow this is totally yummy,clicks are too gud...

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