Chef Koochooloo is coming to Yeganeh Bakery!

We are back with yet another interesting Indian recipe for the young chefs out there. Today we will  be at Yeganeh Bakery in Santa Clara, between 4-5:30PM, teaching young kids how to make “Sabzi Sandwich Mishran” (mix vegetable sandwich). These sandwiches make for a healthy snack as they contain a stuffing of nutritious vegetables. They are the perfect blend of health and taste and are also fun and easy to make.

Don’t worry if you cannot make it in person, we have posted the recipe for you below so you can try at home!
So go ahead, give it a try!

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Country we are exploring: India     Continent: Asia
Official Languages:  Hindi & EnglishIndia has hundreds of spoken languages in different parts of the country.  There are 22 official languages, and over 2000 dialects. English and Hindi are widely spoken by the majority of Indians.

Did you know? When Indian people greet each other they place their hands together and say “Namaste”.  This means, “I bow my head to you.”   Older people are treated with great respect in India.  When greeting an elder, some Indians may touch their feet as a sign of respect.

English Recipe Name: Mix Vegetable Sandwich         Name of dish in Hindi: Sabzi Sandwich Mishran
Serving Size: 10 people
  • 2 Beetroots
  • 3 potatoes
  • One cup peas, boiled and mashed
  • One cup beans, finely chopped
  • 2 small or medium sized onions, finely chopped
  • 2 medium size carrots, finely chopped
  • Salt, pepper, red chilli powder, cumin powder and black salt as desired
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves chopped
  • 20 sandwich bread slices (Since we are teaching this recipe at Yeganeh Bakery, of course we are going to substitute their world famous Sangak bread)

Optional Ingredients:

½ tea spoon garam masala

Sweet and healthy! Beers provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support

Sweet and healthy! Beers provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support

Ingredient spotlight: Beetroot
Next time you are craving something sweet, enjoy this delicious root. Beets are highly nutritious, and extremely good for your heart. They have no trans-fats and no saturated fats, and they help prevent cancer!

Big Chef Duties:

  • Boil beetroot, potatoes and peas
  • Chop onions, beans and carrots
  • In a pan add little oil and saute onions, beans and carrots until they are cooked
  • After little chefs are done with their duties, grill the sandwiches

Little Chef Duties:

  • Peel and mash the potatoes in a big bowl
  • Mash the beetroot and peas in the bowl
  • Add the sauted onions, beans and carrots to the bowl
  • Chop coriander in small pieces and add them to the bowl
  • Mash all the veggies together
  • Mix salt, red chilli powder, pepper, cumin powder and black salt
  • Place small quantity of mashed vegetables between 2 bread slices

Learn while you wait activity:

Print a map of India, and have your kids color it.


Eat the sandwich with tomato ketchup or any other sauce you like.

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Bon Appetit in Hindi:    Delicious:- Svādiṣṭa!

Teach your kids about Worldwide Causes: Did you know? Around 46 percent of all children under the age of three are too small for their age, 47 percent are underweight. Many of these children are severely malnourished, due to lack of food available to them.
Conversation Starters: How would you feel if you did not get your meals on time?What do you think will happen to kids who don’t eat properly?