Jul 18, 2015

Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Tomato & Coriander Dipping Sauce

Grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup is a very good combo in food. I took that idea and made a coriander tomato sauce to go with it and it tasted absolutely delicious. Loved every bit of it. 

The sauce which i made is so easy to make and not only it taste good with sandwich, you can toss some hot cooked pasta in this sauce and have it. This sauce can be kept in fridge in a clean jar for a week or so. 

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 20 to 30 mins
Makes : 4 Sandwiches


For Grilled Cheese Sandwich:

Bread Slices - 8
Mozzarella Cheese - 2 cup grated
Butter - 4 tblspn

For Dipping Sauce : 
Tomatoes - 2 large chopped
Garlic - 4 cloves chopped
Coriander leaves + stalks - a small bunch chopped
Chilli Powder or flakes - 1 tsp or to taste
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Oil - 3 tblspn
Oregano - 1/2 tsp
Tomato Ketchup - 3 tblspn (optional)


Start by making the dipping sauce. Take all the ingredients except oil and oregano in a blender and make it into a smooth puree. Heat oil in a pan, add the sauce and cook covered for 10 mins or so till oil separates.Now add in oregano and mix well. Remove it and serve with sandwich.

For Making sandwich, take a slice of bread, spread butter over it. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of cheese for each sandwich. Cover with another slice. Grill this in a pan or grill till golden.

Remove it, cut into slices and serve with sauce.


First lets make the dipping sauce..
Take tomatoes in a blender

add few peeled garlic

add in red chilli powder

now add in salt and sugar, you can add some
 tomato ketchup to this, it gives a very nice taste

add a bunch of chopped coriander leaves and stem

cover with a lid

make it into a smooth puree

heat oil in a pan

add in tomato sauce in

mix well..

cover and cook this for 10 mins or so

add in oregano

mix well

cook till oil separates on top

Dipping sauce done
Now lets make the grilled cheese

take some mozzarella cheese

grate them

take your bread slices

butter them

spread cheese generously

cover with another slice..Butter both sides of the bread

grill them on both sides

cut into strips


Taste just fantastic


  1. for how long this sauce can be preserved?

  2. For how long this sauce can be preserved?

  3. @Unknownthis sauce can be store in fridge for 2 weeks or so

  4. Yesterday I prepared this sandwich and it was like yummmmmyyyyy. Wow, fingerlicking. Thank u so much for such an wonderful and easy sandwich. Great work, keep going.

  5. Hi Arthi
    Can I use this sauce as a sandwich filling with cheese??


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