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Masala Sandwich (Indian Style)

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  Bread slices 10 Medium (as needed depending on the amount of filling)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (To spread on the bread slices)
  Cabbage 2 Tablespoon, shredded (Left over sambharo used)
  Shredded paneer 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For the potato filling
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 Tablespoon, slices
  Tomatoes 2 Tablespoon, slices
  Mashed potato 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), boiled, mashed (Ready mashed potato flakes used)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ginger paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green chili paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chaat masala 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fresh cilantro 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely

1. Heat a heavy bottomed pan, with butter. Add cumin seeds, turmeric powder, sliced onions and tomatoes. Mix well.
2. Add the boiled and mashed potatoes and water.
3. Add the garlic paste, ginger paste and green chili paste. Stir to combine all the ingredients well.
4. Add a little chaat masala and freshly chopped cilantro and stir well. Take the potato mixture off the heat and cool it.
5. Add shredded cabbage to the mixture if desired or can be added separately in the sandwich. (In the video, the chef uses left over sambharo - a dish made out of shredded cabbage).
6. Toast the bread slices, spread butter on them, spread the potato mixture, add the shredded cabbage, shredded paneer followed by sprinkles of some paprika.
7. Close the sandwich and spread some butter on top of it with some paprika sprinkled.
8. As an alternate option the butter can be first spread on the non-toasted bread slices, then the potato filling spread followed by the shredded cabbage and paneer and close the sandwich. Spread more butter on top of it and place the sandwich inside the toaster and toast it golden brown.

9. Serve the sandwiches warm or cold as a snack.

Things You Will Need
1. A toaster

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
In a mood of trying an Indian sandwich, then try making the masala sandwich. It's different from the regular sandwiches. It is very easy to make. You can toast the sandwich or eat it just like that. Chef Bhavna makes this sandwich in Indian style. Do check out the video.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 419 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g48.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 38.2 mg12.7%

Sodium 500 mg20.8%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.5%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 10 g20.5%

Vitamin A 21.4% Vitamin C 22.6%

Calcium 8.3% Iron 15.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Masala Sandwich (Indian Style) Recipe Video