Pinwheel Sandwich

Pinwheel Sandwich is a delicious finger food made with uncut bread slices rolled as a log. They are an amazing kid-friendly snack and a perfect for kids birthday party or even for adults.

Explore more recipes of bread or sandwiches on the blog like tomato cucumber veg sandwich, no-knead olive bread.

Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series - 12
Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series – 12

All my childhood memories are strongly entrenched with eating these delicious Pinwheel Sandwiches.

Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series - 12
Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series – 12

I always praise my mom’s cooking, not only because of cooking Indian staple diet of dal, rice, sabzi, roti but also introduced us to all types of home-made international food – vegetable in white sauce, pizza, cakes, chowmein, chopsuey, and many other such delights.

Pin Wheel Sandwich
Pin Wheel Sandwich

These sandwiches though not really international cuisine was a revolutionary take on sandwiches in those days and even today.

Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series - 12
Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series – 12
Pin Wheel Sandwich
Pin Wheel Sandwich

I make it quite often specially for kids parties at my place and everyone loves them.

Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series - 12
Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series – 12

“Photography is about a single point of a moment. It’s like stopping time. As everything gets condensed in that forced instant. But if you keep creating these points, they form a line which reflects your life.” – Nobuyoshi Araki

Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series - 12
Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series – 12

This a sandwich which my mom used to make while we were kids and I loved it. I still love it very much and got my mother to make it again for me while I was visiting her. Here is my favourite sandwich made by mom and enjoyed by me.

Pin Wheel Sandwich
Pin Wheel Sandwich

I bet no one can eat just one.

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Pinwheel Sandwich | Revisiting Through The Lens Series – 12

This tastes so good, I can’t describe. Even my son lapped it up happily which is quite an achievement as he is as fussy an eater as a kid can be. I can eat slices of it without keeping a tab.

Pinwheel Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients

1 loaf of big sized bread, sliced horizontally
¼ cup of tomato sauce
¼ cup of coriander and mint chutney
¼ cup of butter, softened

Preparation

1.Wet a cheesecloth or fine muslin. Spread on a tabletop or work surface.
2.Take a rolling pin & lightly roll a horizontal slice of bread. It will slightly flatten the bread slice without breaking it. Repeat for 2 more slices.
3.Now spread butter on one slice, coriander and mint chutney on second slice and tomato sauce on the third slice.
4.Place tomato sauce slice at the bottom with sauce facing up. Now place butter slice on top of the sauce slice with butter side facing up. On top of this now place coriander mint chutney slice with chutney side facing up.
5.Now take one end (smaller edge) of the bread sandwich set and start rolling it towards the other end. Roll firmly & evenly.
6.Once rolled, roll them in food grade safe aluminum foil or cling film tightly.
7.Twist the edges of the foil/ film like a toffee. Now refrigerate the rolls for ½-1 hour or even overnight.
8.Repeat the whole process for remaining slices.
9.When ready to serve, remove from refrigerator.
10.Slice and serve cold with tea or coffee or in kid’s tiffin.
11.It stores well upto a week in refrigerator if suitably moistened.

Notes

Recipe from the repertoire of family recipe.

It stores well upto a week in refrigerator if suitably moistened.

Wrapping the sandwiches firms them up for slicing later on.

This sandwich is a great hit with kids, adults alike and very easy to make-ahead especially for potlucks/ parties etc as finger food.