Beat the Heat Series ~ A’s Quick and Easy Carrot Sandwich

This is not much of a recipe but its a great idea for an easy and really quick sandwich to satisfy those after work hunger pangs, or even as a light dinner or breakfast option. It is also high on the veggie quotient and has no mayonnaise, and yet fakes the taste of it!! What more could you ask for? The recipe credit goes to A who I don’t know why has abandoned her cooking blog…because she has all these awesome ideas for quick and easy meals… She made this for me one evening, only because she spotted some grated carrots in my fridge….

A’s Quick and Easy Carrot Sandwich

time taken – 5-10 minutes

2 slices bread (brown preferably)

1 medium carrot grated finely

a pinch of red chilli powder or 1/4 of a finely sliced green chilli/ you can also use a little bit of tabasco or any other chili sauce

2 tablespoons thick curd (plain yogurt)

salt and pepper to taste

2 slices of tomato

a few lettuce leaves

olive oil to drizzle

toast the bread on a hot griddle / tava

mix the grated carrots with the curd, season with salt and pepper and add the chilly.

Spread the curd/ carrot spread onto a slice of bread, top with sliced tomatoes and lettuce.

Cover with the other slice of bread, Slice diagonally, drizzle with olive oil and serve.

16 Comments Add yours

  1. Siri says:

    Yummy! 😀


  2. Aparna says:

    Can see you’re finding lots of ways to beat the heat! And they all look very tempting.
    Its pretty hot here, so I know it must be awful there! Wish the rains were here. LOL

  3. Cynthia says:

    That sandwich has me drooling!

  4. Rupa says:

    Hey Anu, tried this yesterday and it was very good. Quick, easy and yummy… great recipe.

    1. arundati says:

      am glad you tried it and liked it too…. thanks for your loyal support to escapades rupa!!

  5. gaga says:

    I’ve never had a carrot sandwich before! I’ll have to give it a try one day, it looks good.

    1. arundati says:

      thanks gaga…

  6. Amy B. says:

    Great, thanks for this! It really looks easy to do, and very yummy! Thanks for posting, keep it up! 😉

    1. arundati says:

      thanks for visiting amy and the comments… this is very easy to do…

  7. nandita says:

    Did you post this AFTER the movie yday???
    Like this – even mayo would do fine instead of yogurt me thinks –

    1. arundati says:

      no ma, this was auto publish from a few weeks ago… the lemon mint tea actually was not planned!! the whole point of using yogurt instead of mayo is to make it healthier

  8. chitra says:

    Nice , very easy really.

    1. arundati says:

      thanks chitra!!

  9. mallugirl says:

    Hope the heat lets up soon. Its not fun to cook and eat in such weather.

    1. arundati says:

      it will be relentless for the next few months… but am all set with my beat the heat series!! 🙂

  10. Divya Vikram says:

    Quick and easy snack fix!

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