Indian spiced chickpea, cauliflower and paneer naan sandwiches

By Cory Daddario
April 3, 2014
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Author Notes: This is a great veggy sandwich that is seared like a panini, I like to serve it with hot mango relish .Cory Daddario

Serves: 2-3

Ingredients

Vegetable oil, spices, onion, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, cauliflower, chickpeas, lemon zest, cilantro

  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 Onion, sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger, freshly grated
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 1 small Can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cups Chickpeas -sorted, soaked and simmered or canned , rinsed.
  • 2 cups Cauliflower, broken into small florets
  • 3 tablespoons Chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon Freshly grated lemon zest

Vegetable oil, Naan, paneer, hot mango relish

  • 1 teaspoon Vegetable oil
  • 2 Naan, each cut in half
  • 3 ounces Paneer, sliced thin
  • 4 tablespoons Hot mango relish, to serve

Directions

  1. In a large sauté pan over medium heat, sauté onions, garlic, and ginger until translucent . Add spices and stir through. Add honey and the tomatoes to the pan. Add the cauliflower and chickpeas and let simmer until the cauliflower has softened and cooked through and reduced a bit about 10-15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and finish with cilantro and lemon zest.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, heat the vegetable oil. Build the sandwich with the cheese, vegetable mixture and the top slice of Naan and sear on both sides pressing down with a grill press or you can use a panini maker. Remove from pan and slice in half . Serve with the mango relish.

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