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Potato sandwich recipe with step by step photos – to make these grilled sandwiches with a spiced potato stuffing is very easy. All you need are some boiled potatoes, spices, butter and bread.

potato sandwich served in a white plate with ketchup in a bowl

Use any bread which you like or prefer for making these potato sandwiches. A day old bread is also fine. Homemade bread is better.

I have made these potato sandwiches with homemade whole wheat bread. I generally make a loaf of bread or pav/buns once a week. These get used up in making various snacks like sandwiches and sometimes desserts like a bread pudding. The pav or rolls are served with usal (sprouts curry) or Pav bhaji.

I have used the same recipe for the spiced potato stuffing masala, which I always make for Aloo paratha.

These potato sandwiches can be served with tomato ketchup or coriander chutney. They do make for a good breakfast/brunch or snack option.

How to make potato sandwich

1. Peel, mash the boiled potatoes and then add all the spices, herbs and salt. Mix well.

mashed potatoes for making potato sandwich recipe

2. Butter the bread slices. Spread some of the spiced aloo masala or stuffing on the buttered bread slices.

bread slices for making potato sandwich recipe

3. top with grated cheese if required.

making potato sandwich recipe

4. Cover with the remaining buttered bread slices. spread butter on the top of the slices.

making potato sandwich recipe

5. in a pre heated grill, place the potato sandwich carefully with the buttered side facing down, making sure your hands don’t touch the grill (be careful when doing this. If you cannot do this then just skip the above step. Instead spread butter once the sandwiches are grilled). Now spread butter on the top side which is facing you.

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6. grill for 2-3 minutes till the potato sandwiches are crisp and golden.

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7. Serve potato sandwich with tomato ketchup or coriander chutney.

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Potato Sandwich (Aloo Sandwich)

4.83 from 17 votes
This grilled Potato sandwich is made with a savory spiced mashed potato stuffing. All you need to make these delicious sandwiches are few boiled potatoes, butter, herbs, ground spices, cheese and your preferred choice of bread.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Cuisine North Indian
Course: Breakfast, Snacks
Diet: Vegetarian
Difficulty Level: Moderate

Servings 4 potato sandwich


  • 8 bread slices - whole wheat bread, brown bread or white bread
  • 2 to 3 medium potatoes - boiled and mashed
  • 1 or 2 green chilies - chopped finely
  • ¼ teaspoon kashmiri chilli powder or paprika (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur powder) or as required or swap with ¼ teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder (ground cumin)
  • ½ to 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (cilantro) or swap with mint leaves
  • softened butter - salted or unsalted, as required
  • salt as required
  • grated cheddar cheese as required (optional)


Boiling potatoes

  • Rinse the potatoes very well in water.
  • Boil or steam the potatoes in a pan or pressure cooker or Instant pot until they are fork tender and can be easily mashed.
  • Drain all the water from the cooked potatoes and peel them when they become warm. Mash them in a mixing bowl. You can mash them with a fork or a potato masher.

Making potato sandwich

  • Add all the herbs and ground spices powders - chopped green chilies, coriander leaves, red chili powder, garam masala powder, dry mango powder, cumin powder and salt as required. Mix very well.
  • Check the seasoning and add more of salt, red chili powder, dry mango powder if required.
  • Spread butter generously on half of the bread slices.
  • Take some portion of the potato stuffing and spread it on the buttered bread slices.
  • Optional step - sprinkle some grated cheese.
  • Cover the bread slices with the remaining buttered slices.
  • Spread some butter lightly on the top of the bread sandwiches.
  • Place the sandwiches buttered side down in a preheated grill carefully.
  • Now spread butter on the top of the bread slices facing you.
  • Cover the grill and grill for 2 to 3 minutes or till the sandwiches are golden and crisp.
  • Serve potato sandwich hot with tomato sauce or cilantro chutney or both.


  • Note that the approximate nutrition info is for one potato sandwich.

Nutrition Info Approximate values

Nutrition Facts
Potato Sandwich (Aloo Sandwich)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 348 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 769mg33%
Potassium 606mg17%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 403IU8%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 1mg67%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1mg59%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 4mg20%
Vitamin B6 1mg50%
Vitamin B12 1µg17%
Vitamin C 25mg30%
Vitamin D 1µg7%
Vitamin E 1mg7%
Vitamin K 8µg8%
Calcium 145mg15%
Vitamin B9 (Folate) 47µg12%
Iron 2mg11%
Magnesium 74mg19%
Phosphorus 226mg23%
Zinc 2mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  2. Can you please give us the details of the sandwitch maker and the griller you use with the model details.

    1. Nanditha, i am using morphy richards sandwich maker. It has toast, grill and waffle plates.

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    1. Welcome Shruti. Thanks for sharing your positive feedback on recipes. Yes I will keep on adding new recipes.

  4. Made sandwich with a few variations. Had a few left over veggies from pav bhaji like beans capsicum and carrot so, i sauteed veggies along with boiled potatoes. As i did not have sandwich maker so i made it on non stick pan. It was a delicious dinner for all of us. We all thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you very much. Keep up the good work.

    1. so pleased to know this sabina 🙂 thankyou for always sharing your views with us.

  5. Hello amit, My sandwitches turn out very good but they are not presentable as yours because i prepare them on stove top. I wanna buy/ invest in good griller. Could you please suggest the one you are using?
    Thanks in advance4 stars

    1. welcome rutba. i have used bajaj as well as morphy richards. both are good. bajaj brand sandwich maker was very quick in grilling and toasting. morphy richards take more time. morphy richards one which i have also has a waffle maker. if you don’t not going to make waffles then you can go for bajaj.

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