Italian Sev Puri

Italian Sev Puri

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Here is a continental creation, inspired by our all-time favourite street food, the Sev Puri. The Italian Sev Puri is made by serving cream cheese and croutons on a bed of tomato slices and basil leaves. A dash of spices completes the recipe, giving it a tongue-tickling flavour and strong aroma, which taunts you to take a bite. Make sure you serve the Italian Sev Puri immediately on preparation, or else the croutons will get soft and spoil the experience.

Italian Sev Puri recipe - How to make Italian Sev Puri

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 18 sev puris
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To Be Blended Into A Cream Cheese Mixture
1/2 cup grated processed cheese
1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1/4 cup milk
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)

Other Ingredients
3/4 cup mini toasted bread croutons , refer handy tip
18 thick tomato slices
18 basil leaves
carom seeds (ajwain) for sprinkling
freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) for sprinkling

  1. Place 9 tomato slices on a serving plate
  2. Place a basil leaf on each tomato slice.
  3. Combine the cream cheese mixture and the croutons in a deep bowl and mix well.
  4. Top 2 tsp of cream cheese-crouton mixture on each basil leaf.
  5. Sprinkle little ajwain and pepper powder evenly over it.
  6. Repeat steps 1 to 5 to make one more plate.
  7. Serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. Take 3 bread slices, cut them into very small pieces and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 8 to 10 minutes or till they turn light brown in colour from all the sides. Make sure you stir them occasionally to avoid them from getting burnt in between of baking.
Nutrient values per sev puri
Energy25 cal
Protein1.3 g
Carbohydrates0.9 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat1.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A52.3 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C2.2 mg
Folic Acid2.4 mcg
Calcium47.3 mg
Iron0.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium1.5 mg
Potassium13.5 mg
Zinc0 mg
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Italian Sev Puri
 on 21 Jul 16 09:27 AM

Italian sev puri.. i never expected this could be so tasty.. served this as a starter to my guest and all just loved it..