Tomato and Soya Masala Panini Sandwich ( And the Lunchbox Skirmish continues... )
- 6 Bread slices
- 1 large Tomato ( cut into slices )
- 1 medium onion ( cut into slices )
- any other vegetable of your choice
- 1 cup soya masala
- 3 tsp mayonniase
- 3 tsp ketchup
- dash of pepper
- dash of salt
- butter for greasing the plates of the sandwich maker
- 1 cup soya chunks
- 1 medium potato
- 1/2 of a medium onion (finely chopped)
- 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
- 1/4 tsp chili powder
- 2 pinch garam masala
- salt to taste
- 3 tsp oil
- 1 tsp chopped cilantro
Preparation - Cook the soya chunks and potato in a pressure cooker for 1-2 whistles.
Allow steam to escape. Open lid, take out the soya chunks, squeeze them and rinse 2-3 times in clear water.
Squeeze out all the water from the soya chunks, put in a mixing bowl and mash to a coarse paste. Peel the potato, mash and add to the same mixing bowl.
Cooking - Heat 1 tsp oil in pan. Add the chopped onion and ginger garlic paste. Saute for a while till the raw smell goes off.
Add the soya and potato paste along with salt and chili powder. Mix everything together and cook for 4-5 mins.
Finally add the garam masala and chopped cilantro. Mix and remove from the flame. Let it come down to room temperature.
Assembly - Take a bread slice. Layer it with mayonnaise. Them put about 1/3rd of the soya masala on the bread.
Top it with tomato, onion and any other vegetable slices that you prefer. Sprinkle some salt and pepper, and close the sandwich with another bread slice.
Grease the plates with some butter.
Place the sandwiches and grill them to a light brown.
Serve with some tomato ketchup.