Labneh Sandwich - Carrot, Cucumber & Curd Cheese Sandwich

By Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen - Monday, September 05, 2016

A week has passed, since we started the Cooking Carnival 2016. My Menu for this week is still the same, Sandwiches
Today recipe, is another fuss-free recipe, except you have to make the cheese overnight. Not much work, just put curd in a cheese cloth and allow it drain overnight in the refrigerator. 
Next day morning, you will have yumm, labneh ready to use. We do get readymade labneh here, but i prefer making my own. 
I have made spiced labneh sometimes back, with coriander and green chilies, labneh is very versatile, you can add your own spices to make it more interesting.

For the filling
1/2 cup Labneh
1/2 a carrot, shredded
1 lebanese cucumber, peeled.
2-3 mint leaves, chopped
 pinches of pepper
1/4 cup pomegranate pearls
salt to taste.
For the sandwich
6 slices of bread (i used brown bread)
butter for toasting the bread
To make Labneh & the Filling
  • Mix 1/2 tsp salt to 3/4 cup of curd. take this in a cheese cloth, bring the edges together, tie it up. Let it sit overnight in the refrigerator on a sieve. Next day morning, carefully open the cheese cloth, remove the labneh to a serve-ware.
  • To this labneh, add shredded carrots, mint leaves, pepper and little salt. Mix well. 

To Make the sandwich
  • Spread 2 tsp of labneh on one slice of bread, add few slices of cucumber on top, sprinkle some pomegranate pearls,  close it with another. Repeat the same with all the slices. 
  • I used peeler and peeled the cucumber into thin strips. You can also cut them into roundels.
  • Heat a tava/pan, toast the sandwiches until crisp with butter. Serve warm with sauce.


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  1. Wow, this labneh sandwich rocks Priya, now you are tempting me make this sandwich soon.

  2. I'm a big fan of Labneh and with all those veggies you made it more healthy and colorful .

  3. I have tried labneh once and loved the taste when used as a spread. This sandwich sounds like the best way to use labneh. Love the nutritious filling.

  4. Oh wow! This is such a simple and refreshing snadwich. Love it Priya!

  5. Oh such a refreshing sandwich! Love labneh with all that veges... yum...

  6. I love your garnish creative..and needless to say the sandwich is a topper!

  7. Simple yet mouthwatering sandwich!! Love the garnish!

  8. Refreshing Labneh. Presented so well Priya.

  9. I havent tried this before. Labneh is new for me.. gonna check out your spiced labneh.. thanks for sharing.

  10. That is an interesting sandwich filling, Priya.

  11. Labneh in Sandwich sounds exotic. Lovely

  12. Priya I am going crazy looking at your sandwiches. I brought a electric toaster just because I want try these recipes ( wow that excuse I hope hubby buys).Love it will be definitely be trying them all out

  13. I fell in love with labneh the minute I tried it. It's so creamy and delicious. I wish I could get one of your sandwiches, they look awesome.

  14. creamy labneh reminds me of our trip to Dubai - simply loved it :) and this sandwich is such a clever idea :)

  15. My Kids love this spread and I love to make it as its an easy way to please them :)

  16. This sandwich makes a wholesome breakfast.

  17. The sandwich is perfect for breakfast. Time I got some labneh home :)

  18. This is so new to me and looks super delicious!!


Thanks a Lot for taking your time out and Visiting my Kitchen!!!!! Your Valuable Comments keep me going!!! Feel free to ask your doubts , i will definitely try reply you back. Good Day!!!