Satisfy you Summer Hunger With Home-made Bruschetta

Appetizers are like the engine of the train that sets the path for the other dishes. Any starter of a cuisine has that star appetizer to light up the room with its flavours and Bruschetta is that exemplary titbit in the world of Italian cuisine. Classic Bruschetta is traditionally made of grilled bread, which is rubbed with garlic and seasoned with extra-virgin olive oil and salt. There are different variations to this appetizer as well, some of them include toppings of tomato, vegetables, cured meat and cheese. The most popular among them is the bruschetta with sundried tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, onion and parmesan.

Bruschetta can be the perfect summer appetizer, that, with its refreshing touch can amp up any spread. Today we bring you the recipe of bruschetta that can be easily made at the comfort of your home. You will surely like the scintillating flavours of this dish as it transforms a modest medley of veggies into something special. Here’s the recipe.


• 2-3 wholegrain bread slices

• 1 cup medium to large tomato, chopped and seedless

• 1 cup cottage cheese (paneer), chopped in cubes

• 2 -3 basil leaves, chopped

• 1 small garlic clove, minced

• ¼ tsp black pepper powder

• 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil

• salt as required


1. On a skillet or non-stick pan, roast the breads until they are golden and crisp

2. Meanwhile, take a bowl and add tomato, paneer, basil leaves, garlic, black pepper powder, salt and drizzle it with some extra virgin olive oil. Mix all the ingredients well and keep it aside.

3. After this, halve the garlic and rub the sliced end of the garlic on each side of the toasted bread. If you like you can also use the garlic oil.

4. Now place the tomato-basil mixture on the bread carefully and spread it evenly to all the sides.

Your delicious Bruschetta is ready. Bon Appetit!