Cottage Cheese (Paneer) and Celery Canapes
These petite, bite-sized canapés, are ideal as starters at a cocktail party. Small though they seem, they are truly power-packed and kindle the appetite of the guests like never before!
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Makes 16 canapes
To Be Mixed Into A Spread
1 1/4 cups grated paneer
2 tbsp thick curds (dahi)
2 tbsp blanched and finely chopped celery stalks
1/4 tsp finely chopped green chillies
6 black olives , cut into thin slices
salt to taste
4 brown bread slices
2 tsp butter
For The Garnish
a sprig of coriander (dhania)
4 pitted olives , cut into roundels
Divide the spread into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
Trim the edges of the bread slices, apply ½ tsp of butter on both sides of each slice and cook them on a tava (griddle) till both the sides are lightly brown in colour( alternately,toast the bread slices in a toaster and then butter them.
Apply a portion of the spread on each bread slice and cut each slice into 4 squares and serve immediately garnished with coriander and pitted olives.