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Desi Bruschetta

Crispy, full of flavour and easy to eat, Bruschetta is the perfect starter to any meal. This one has an Indian touch.


1 loaf baguette

15 cubes paneer

1 onion

1 tomato

1 tbsp garlic, chopped

2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped

1 tsp dried oregano

As needed, salt

1 ½ tsp olive oil

1 tsp black pepper powder or chilli flakes

2 tbsp Mozzarella, shredded


  • Pre-heat oven to 180 degree C. Meanwhile, soak the paneer in hot water to make it soft.

  • Cut the paneer in small cubes or shred it, deseed the tomatoes and cut it into cubes, finely chop onion, coriander leaves and garlic.

  • Drizzle olive oil on the chopped vegetables and mix well.

  • Slice the baguette and make sure it is at least ½ inch thick to hold the topping. You can either cut it in simple circles or fancy ovals.

  • Arrange the cut slices in a greased baking tray and spoon the paneer and chopped vegetables. Finish with a little shredded cheese on top.

  • Drizzle a little olive oil again and bake for up to 5 – 8 minutes, or until the tomatoes shrink and a nice aroma wafts.

  • Sprinkle coriander leaves and chilli flakes on top before serving for extra flavour.

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