Cheesy Paneer Bread Parcels

Servings: 8 parcels
Cuisine: Fusion
Course: Appetizer
Time: 30 minutes
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Craving something cheesy with the perfect balance of crunch? Try out the Cheesy Paneer Bread Parcels. An easy and delicious snack made with ingredients readily available in your pantry.


For the topping

  • 100 gms paneer (cottage cheese) cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 medium tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder (jeera)
  • 1 tsp coriander powder (dhania)
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped green capsicum
  • 1 tbsp chopped green coriander leaves

For the parcels

  • 8 slices white bread
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese


  • To begin, prepare the topping. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan. Add in the onions and saute for a few minutes. Add in the green chilies and saute until the onions are translucent.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste and cook for a minute or two.
  • Now add in the finely chopped tomatoes. Mix. Add the salt and saute until the tomatoes are cooked.
  • Add in the tomato puree and tomato sauce. Mix well.
  • Now add in the dry masalas – Kashmiri red chili powder, cumin powder (jeera), and coriander powder (dhania). Mix.
  • When oil begins to appear on the sides, add the vinegar and mix.
  • Finally add in the capsicum, paneer, and coriander leaves. Mix until the paneer is well-coated. Cook for a minute or two. Remove to a bowl and keep aside.
  • To prepare the parcels, roll out the bread slices. Spread butter evenly. Next spread the pasta sauce over the slice.
  • Place a spoonful or two of the paneer stuffing in a strip diagonally across. Top it with cheese.
  • Fold over the opposite sides and pin it down with a toothpick. Prepare the other parcels similarly. in the meantime, pre-heat the oven at 180°C or 350°F.
  • Brush some oil on top. Bake the parcels at 180°C or 350°F for 10-15 minutes until the cheese melts and the bread is crisp.
  • The Cheesy Paneer Bread Parcels are ready to serve.


  • You can replace the white bread with brown bread for a healthier version.
  • The parcels can also be cooked on a stovetop. Cook covered on a tawa or a griddle on medium heat until the cheese melts and the bread is crisp.


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