Cheese Masala Toast Sandwich

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Nov. 21, 2017

Think about all the masaledar things you know and you will find them in this sandwich. The Cheese Masala Toast Sandwich, which is the most popular cheese sandwich sold on the streets of Mumbai, is what one would call fully loaded!
Its got cheese, veggies, chutneys and a flavourful potato stuffing. When cooked on a sandwich toaster, the aroma is so appetizing that one just cannot resist a bite! If you do not have a sandwich toaster, no worries, you can always cook this up in a griller or tava, it tastes just as awesome. You can enjoy this tongue-tickling and filling sandwich any time you are hungry. It is a good lot of fun to bite into this sandwich huddled under an umbrella on a rainy monsoon day!


For the stuffing:
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon ((jeera))
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon ((rai/sarson))
Asafoetida 1/4 Teaspoon ((hing))
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon ((haldi))
Curry leaves 4 ((kadi patta))
Boiled mashed potato 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Green chilli paste 1 Teaspoon
Ginger paste 1/2 Teaspoon ((adrak))
Finely chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon ((dhania))
Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Other ingredients:
Bread slices 10
Butter 6 1/4 Teaspoon ((for spreading))
Green chutney 5 Teaspoon
Tomato slices 10
Sliced onions 10
Cucumber slices 10
Capsicum slices 5
Sandwich masala 1 1/4 Teaspoon
Grated processed cheese 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
For topping:
Butter 2 1/2 Teaspoon
Green chutney 2 1/2 Teaspoon
For serving:
Tomato ketchup 3 Tablespoon



For the stuffing:

1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

2. Add the asafoetida, turmeric powder and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

3. Add all the remaining ingredients, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes. Keep aside.

How to proceed:

4. Divide the stuffing into 5 equal portions and keep aside.

5. Place 2 bread slices on a clean, dry surface. Apply 1/2 tsp of butter on each bread slice.

6. Spread 1/2 tsp of green chutney on each buttered bread slice.

7. Place a portion of the stuffing on a buttered-chutney bread slice and spread it evenly. Arrange 2 tomato slices, 2 onion slices, 2 cucumber slices, 1 capsicum slice and 1/4 tsp of sandwich masala evenly over it.

8. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of cheese evenly over it.

9. Cover it with another slice of bread, with the buttered-chutney side facing downwards and press it lightly. Spread 1/4 tsp of butter evenly over it.

10. Place the sandwich in a greased sandwich toaster and cook on a medium flame, till it turns brown and crisp from both the sides.

11. Cut into 6 equal pieces, place it on a plate and apply 1/2 tsp of butter and 1/2 tsp of green chutney evenly over it.

12. Repeat steps 2 to 8 to make 4 more toasts.


13.Serve immediately with tomato ketchup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 5