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Double Decker Sandwich

Double Decker Sandwich | Layered Sandwich with a nice Spicy Cilantro-Coriander Peanut Chutney


The ultimate layered vegetarian sandwich made with boiled potatoes, tomatoes, cucumber, loads of cheese and a super delicious Spicy Coriander (Cilantro) Peanut Chutney all layered into white rye bread and toasted till nice and golden brown. Truly, does sound divine right! Well it absolutely is, this sandwich loaded with tons of authentic flavors and scrumptious mouth-watering sandwich that is not to be missed.


I’ve made many different versions of sandwiches, but by far this is my favorite and not just mine, but also my families. Double Decker sandwich is the perfect lunch or dinner sandwich. It’s absolutely filling so it’s a perfect idea for a nice quick and easy dinner.

A vegetarian sandwich is unconditional, any vegetable of your choice goes well and to top it off cheese makes it completely delicious. I had decided to give this sandwich a bit of a twist by making a special chutney, dip or spread whatever you want to call it. It’s a spicy coriander (cilantro) peanut chutney, this chutney absolutely changes the complete taste of the sandwich. Instead of using it has a spread I had drizzled it all over the vegetables in the sandwich and then grilled it on my Panini grill.

Cheese is a weakness for me, I just love it and some of my all time favorites cheeses to have stocked up are Pepper Jack Monterey Jack with Jalapeño Peppers, Mild Cheddar, Swiss Cheese, Provolone and Colby Jack Ripen Cheese. They taste the best on any sandwich.


Being a vegetarian I’ve found that many fast food joints,sandwich stores or restaurants really don’t indulge into making creative and interesting vegetarian sandwiches. It seems like it’s always the same old vegetable sandwich with some tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce with cheese or a frozen veggie patty that is warmed up in the microwave and stuff into the sandwich. This is absolutely not fun or tasty! Tasty vegetarian sandwiches don’t always have to be boring and that’s why I think that the best sandwiches can be made right at home just the way you like it with your own choice of topping. 🙂

My son is a picky eater, I find that veggies is one thing that is difficult for him to accept. He will eat it ….but surely takes his time. So, for me this was a challenge but I wasn’t going to give up so I decided to make wraps and sandwiches with veggies but in such a way that he wouldn’t even know that I had vegetables in his sandwich. Mashed vegetables with cheese and light flavoring it was a super hit. He now enjoys sandwiches with vegetables and chutney but has to have loads of cheese.


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Double Decker Sandwich

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Category: Bread/Paratha, Breakfast, Fusion, Recipes, Snack, Vegetables

Double Decker Sandwich- the ultimate vegetarian sandwich made with a spicy cilantro peanut chutney


    Cilantro (Coriander) Peanut Chutney
  • Half stalk of Coriander/Cilantro (about 2 cups) cut off root parts only leave stems and leaves
  • ½ cup – skinned peanuts
  • 2 - Green Chilly
  • 2-3 garlic cloves peeled (optional)
  • 1 tsp. of lemon/lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Sandwich
  • 4 slices Rye Bread (white or whole wheat)
  • 1 medium Potato – Boiled/peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 Tomato - thinly sliced in round rings
  • ½ Cucumber - thinly sliced in round circles
  • 1 medium Red Onion - thinly sliced in rings
  • 2 slices - Pepper Jack Monterey Jack with Jalapeño Peppers
  • 2 slices - Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 slices - Colby Jack Ripen Cheese
  • 2 slices - Swiss cheese
  • Salt to taste


    Prepare Cilantro (Coriander) Peanut Chutney
  1. Make sure to wash coriander properly and can be roughly chopped.
  2. In a blender/grinder with a little bit of water place all the ingredients and grind till a smooth consistency.
  3. At this point check and do a taste test and adjust the salt and lemon juice to your liking.
  4. Store the chutney an airtight container and keep refrigerated if consuming for a later time.
    Sandwich Preperation
  1. Take 2 slices of bread; spread butter/margarine on both slices. Once side of bread place 2 slices of cheese (use two different flavors) on top place a couple slices of boiled potatoes, then drizzle some cilantro chutney all over. Now place slices of tomato, than few cucumber and few slices of red onion rings. Sprinkle salt and pepper to your liking. Drizzle some more cilantro chutney all over. Place the other 2 slices of cheese on top and cover with bread slice with butter/margarine on it.
  2. Place sandwich on sandwich toaster/Panini grill. Toast until nice golden brown.
  3. Serve nice and warm with ketchup or your favorite sauce.






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