Cream Cheese Sandwiches

  • Cream Cheese Sandwiches

    Cream Cheese Cucumber Sandwiches

    Cream Cheese Cucumber Sandwiches are simple and delicious. I added some crunchy cucumber, bell pepper and some mild spices. These sandwiches are light and refreshing - the perfect afternoon snack. Try these sandwiches for your kids' lunch box. This super simple sandwich is a hit with almost everyone.
    5 from 1 vote
    Prep Time 5 minutes
    Cook Time 5 minutes
    Total Time 10 minutes
    Course Main Course
    Cuisine Indian
    Servings 2 people


    • 4 slices of bread I like to use firm bread
    • 1/3 cup cream cheese
    • 4 inch English cucumber or seedless cucumber kheera, kakdi
    • 1/4 bell pepper this will make about 1/4 cup finely chopped bell pepper capsicum, Shimla mirch, pahadi mirch
    • 2 tbsp finely chopped cilantro hara dhania
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • 1/8 tsp black pepper
    • 1 tsp ginger finely shredded
    • 1 green chili finely chopped


    • Peel the cucumber leaving the stripes unpeeled. Shred the cucumber, after shredding squeeze the water, we need about 1/4 cup shredded cucumber after squeezing the water. Set aside.
    • Cut the bell pepper in very small pieces and squeeze the water and pet dry, need about 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper.
    • In a bowl mix all the ingredients, mix will have a texture of thick spread.
    • Spread the mix on two slices of sandwich bread, then close sandwiches with other slices of bread.
    • Remove the crest from the bread all sides and slice them in two parts. For clean cut keep the sandwiches aside and slice them after about half an hour.
    • Serve these sandwiches as a snack, or they are grate for lunch box, or picnic.


    These sandwiches stay good for a day at room temperature or you can refrigerate for 2-3 days.
    You may use this spread for crackers.
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46 thoughts on “Cream Cheese Sandwiches

  1. Manjula Ji I want to know what kind of cream cheese you used and where I can find it I got one from Walmart but that looks pretty hard to me if there is any specific kind plz let me know where I can find it

  2. Cream cheese is sort of the American version of a fresh spreadable cheese like Mascarpone or Boursin. If you like to make fresh cheeses, you can do this at home, but most of us Americans just buy Philadelphia Cream Cheese. I’m going to try these tea sandwiches, Manjula. They look so light and dainty.

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