Healthy Indian Sandwich

Smithfield Deli Thin Oven Roasted Turkey - 1 tub
White / Whole Wheat Bread Slices - 8 slices
Olive Oil - 3 tbsp
Mint leaves - 1/4 cup
Cliantro Leaves - 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds -1/4 tsp
Lime Juice - 1tbsp
Tomato - 2, sliced thinly
Red Onion - 1/2 sliced thinly
Jalapeno Pepper - 1 , deseeded if your family does not like hot

1. Grind mint,cilantro ,cumin,lime juice,salt,jalapeno pepper, a slice of tomato in a food processor or blender or mortal and pestal.
(this freezes very well so extra can be made)
2. Brush olive oil on one side of each bread slice and toast the oiled side in a frying pan.
3. Spread a thin layer of mint - cilantro pesto on the non toasted side of each bread slice.
4. Place few slices of roasted turkey pesto side of a slice of bread .
5. Place 2-3 tomato slice, on turkey , then few onion slices on tomato.
6. Place another slice of bread on it with pesto side down.


Serve with any kind of lentil or chickpea salad.

Upwaas Recipes - Aloo Ki Tikki

Serves 2 people

Boiled mashed Potato /Aloo - 1 cup
(Yukon Gold/Red)
Chopped Green Chilli - 1 tbsp
Roasted Cumin Powder -1 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder - 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves -3 tbsp
Grated Raw Potato - 1/4 cup(Optional)
Curd - 1 cup
Water -1/4 cup
Sugar - 1 tsp
Oil for shallow frying

Method for Pattie/Tikki Preparation

1. Mix mashed potato,green chilli,coriander leaves and salt to taste.
2. Take 2 tbsp of mixture in hand and form patties. 
3. Heat oil in a frying pan and place patties in the oil .
4. Keep the stove at medium heat and let one side be golden .
5. Turn the patties and add one tbsp oil if needed and fry till golden brown.

How to Serve

1. Fry the gratted potatoes in oil and drain on a paper towel.
2. Mix curd, sugar, salt and water.
3. Place the 4 hot patties in a plate and cover it with the curd mixture.
4. Sprikle 1/2 tsp of cumin pw, 1/4 chilli pw, corriander leaves , fried potatoes on the top of the curd and serve.