Try This Cucumber Cream Cheese Rolls Recipe …

A cheese roll was traditionally created by covering a slice of bread in a prepared filling consisting mainly of grated or sliced cheese and then rolling it into a tube shape before toasting. Early recipes for the dish date from the 1930s. Here’s the cucumber cream cheese rolls recipe…

Ingredients for cucumber cream cheese rolls recipe:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 sprigs of parsley
  • 2 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes
  • 8 whole olives
  • 4 tbsp yoghurt
  • 20 gms cream cheese
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • Charred cherry tomato

Method:

  • Start by slicing the cucumber in half lengthwise. Then, using a mandoline or peeler, slice the cucumber lengthwise into long thin strips. Place the cucumber strips on a kitchen towel to absorb the liquid.
  • Chop the parsley, sun-dried tomatoes and olives into smaller pieces. Mix together the yoghurt, cheese and lemon juice in a bowl until blended. Next, add the dill, sun-dried tomatoes and olives to the feta mixture and season with pepper.
  • Place one strip of cucumber on a chopping board. Place a teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture onto one end of the cucumber strip. Roll up the cucumber strip and secure. Chill until ready to serve.
  • Top it with charred cherry tomatoes. Garnish with fresh scallions. Serve cold.

 

Chef Ashvini Kumar pens a fortnightly column on food ‘Belly Bells’ for Pinksworth.com. Presently serving as Executive Chef at The Rezenga by Tunga in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Kumar boasts of over 17 years of rich experience in the hospitality industry. A creative and highly-motivated individual blessed with a passion for exploration and excellence, Kumar has traveled around the globe and worked with Accor Group (Novotel, Ibis), Marriott, Cruise lines and a standalone restaurant in Dubai earlier. His passion to learn, teach and lead has helped him create unique and mouth-watering Indian and International recipes.

Readers can write to him at chefashvini@gmail.com

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