8 Cold Sandwiches To Enjoy This Summer Season
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Cold sandwiches are a perfect light meal to enjoy during the hot summer months. Bread paired with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, chicken, paneer and spreads like mayo or chutney are tasty choices for cold sandwiches. Options are endless when it comes to making the filling for the sandwich; sliced avocado, cucumbers, roasted peppers, and what not all make refreshing fillings. 

Here are some refreshing cold sandwich recipes to start this summer season:  

Cucumber Mint Sandwich  

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Nothing screams, "Summer's here!" quite like biting into a cool, crisp cucumber and mint sandwich. Butter the slice of bread, peel and slice cucumbers lengthwise into long, thin strips, add two layers of the cucumber strips on one slice of bread, season lightly with salt, cracked black pepper, and half of the chopped fresh mint. Top it with the second buttered slice of bread and gently press down to seal the sandwich together. Serve this sandwich cold along with a lemon mojito.  

Paneer Tikka Sandwich  

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Mix together a flavourful marinade of yoghurt and spices, along with ginger-garlic paste and salt. This marinade infuses the paneer, onions, bell peppers and tomatoes with a delicious blend of Indian spices. Heat the oil and sauté the marinated ingredients until the paneer becomes soft and golden brown. The sizzling hot paneer tikka mixture is then layered onto slices of bread that have been spread with a cooling mint-cilantro chutney. Dig on the sandwich with lemonade and beat the summer heat.  

Chutney Cheese Sandwich  

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Chutney cheese sandwiches are a simple yet mouthwatering snack that is perfect for summertime. To make these easy sandwiches, you'll need just a few ingredients: bread, butter, cheese, and green chutney. spread each bread slice with butter, top one slice with green chutney, stack the chutney-slathered bread atop the buttered slice, and serve. Enjoy it with any refreshing drink, like cold coffee, lemonade, or mint chaas.  

Spicy Egg Sandwich  

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To make this tasty sandwich, hard-boil eggs, chop them, fry onions, tomatoes, and spices, add the chopped boiled eggs to the masala and let it cook briefly. Butter the bread slices and layer the egg masala, onions and tomatoes between them. Enjoy this sandwich with some tomato sauce on the side.  

Aloo Masala Sandwich  

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This sandwich is a simple dish made with spiced potatoes and veggies. The aloo filling is flavoured with Indian spices like cumin, coriander, and chilli powder. Along with the potato stuffing, onions, tomatoes, cilantro and other veggies are added for texture and freshness. Nestled between slices of toasted bread, this sandwich is satisfying without being heavy or greasy, perfect for a hot summer day. Relish this dish with lassi on a hot summer day.  

Mix Vegetable Sandwich  

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The easy-peasy veggie sandwich will leave you craving more. Boil beetroot and potatoes until tender; slice thinly along with onions, tomatoes, and cucumber. Spread butter and coriander chutney, layer the sliced veggies on the bread, top with another buttered bread slice and serve fresh with ketchup and chutney.  

Chickpea Salad Sandwich  

For this light and refreshing chickpea salad sandwich, mash boiled chickpeas with lemon juice, olive oil, mustard, and garlic powder paired with sliced tomatoes, onions, lettuce, and creamy mayonnaise between two slices of bread for a simple yet satisfying sandwich. It can be enjoyed with iced tea on the side.  

Tandoori Chicken Sandwich  

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Taking simple ingredients like juicy chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers, this sandwich becomes an explosion of flavour when paired with a zesty mango mayonnaise spread. The chicken is coated in a tandoori paste, and the mayonnaise and sweet mango chutney blend into a smooth sauce. Spread it over the bread and top with the chicken filling. A squeeze of lemon adds a final touch of brightness. Have this sandwich with a cool milkshake and enjoy.