chana sandwich recipe | chana masala toast sandwich | chole sandwich recipe

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chana masala sandwich recipe with step by step photos – at my home chana masala or chole is often made and on some days when there are leftovers, i make this delicious chana masala toast sandwich recipe.

this chana sandwich recipe can be made with leftover rajma (kidney beans) or lobia masala too. just keep in mind that the gravy or curry has to be semi dry or dry. if you love sandwiches then there is rajma sandwich and aloo masala grilled sandwich recipe also on the blog.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

when i make this chana masala toast sandwich i always spice it with chaat masala and roasted cumin powder. chana masala is itself a heavily spiced dish, so i use less strong spices for the toppings. i also add veggies like onions, tomatoes and capsicum to these sandwiches.

you can also add cheese slices or grated cheese to the sandwich. sometimes i do this way for the hubby. i also make a vegan version of this sandwich by using olive oil instead of butter and also skip the cheese. so you can easily veganize these sandwiches too.

i made these chana sandwiches in an electric sandwich toaster/griller. you can use a non electric sandwich maker or grill to make these sandwiches. the chana masala sandwich can be served with green chutneysweet tamarind chutney or tomato sauce.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

using leftover curries or vegetable dishes in sandwiches or parathas is a good way to use leftover food. there are few other recipes on the blog which uses left over food like masala rice, idli chaat, kheer made from leftover rice and rice cutlet recipe.

if you are looking for more veg sandwich recipes then do check corn capsicum sandwichbombay vegetable sandwich, paneer sandwich, chocolate sandwich, capsicum sandwich and corn sandwich recipe.

chana masala sandwich recipe below:

chana sandwich recipe, chana masala sandwich recipe
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chana sandwich recipe | chana masala sandwich recipe

chana masala toast sandwich recipe- quick toast or grilled sandwiches made with leftover chana masala

course breakfasts, snacks
cuisine north indian
prep time 5 minutes
cook time 25 minutes
total time 30 minutes
servings 2 to 3
author dassana

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 4 to 6 slices of brown bread or whole wheat bread or white bread
  • ½ to ¾ cup leftover chana masala or chickpea curry
  • 1 small to medium onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 small to medium tomato, sliced thinly
  • 1 small green bell pepper (capsicum or shimla mirch) - sliced thinly
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala powder or sandwich masala
  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder)
  • black salt or rock salt as required
  • butter or olive oil for spreading on the bread slices
  • cheddar or mozarella cheese thinly sliced or grated as required (optional)

accompaniments with chana sandwich:

  • tomato sauce
  • green chutney optional
  • sweet tamarind chutney optional

how to make recipe

  1. trim the edges of the bread if you want.
  2. spread the butter or brush the olive oil lightly on all the bread slices.
  3. add 1 or 2 tablespoon of the chana masala.
  4. top with 2 to 3 slices each of onion, tomato and capsicum.

  5. sprinkle with a pinch or two of chaat masala, roasted cumin powder and salt.
  6. if you want you can top some grated cheese also on top.
  7. cover with another slice of bread.
  8. toast the chana sandwich in a sandwich maker or grill till golden and crisp.

  9. spread some olive oil or butter on top of the chole sandwiches if required.

  10. serve the chana masala sandwich hot with green chutney or sweet tamarind chutney or tomato sauce.

how to make chana masala sandwich recipe:

1. keep ½ to ¾ cup chana masala ready for stuffing in the sandwiches. i have used leftover chana masala of previous day for this sandwich. just ensure the chana masala is dry or semi dry else the sandwiches may become soggy.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

2. slice thinly, 1 small to medium sized onion, 1 small to medium sized tomato and 1 small green bell pepper (capsicum). measure all the ingredients and keep ready for making the chana masala sandwiches.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

3. spread the butter or brush the olive oil lightly on all the bread slices. trim the edges of 4-6 bread if you want. i have here used whole wheat bread but you can use multi grain bread, white bread or brown bread.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

4. add 1 or 2 tablespoon of the chana masala.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

5. spread the chana masala with the back of a spoon on the bread.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

6. top with 2-3 slices each of onion, tomato and capsicum.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

7. sprinkle with a pinch or two of chaat masala, roasted cumin powder and salt as required.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

8. if you want you can top with some grated cheese (optional).

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

9. cover with another slice of bread.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

10. apply some butter on both sides of the electric toaster. alternatively you can apply butter on top of the bread before toasting them. applying butter is optional. i prefer to apply butter on the sandwiches while serving them.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

11. toast the chana sandwich in a sandwich maker or grill maker till golden and crisp. you can also use a hand held sandwich maker or toast the sandwich in a pan.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

12. gently remove the toasted/grilled chana sandwiches on the serving plate. spread some olive oil or butter on top of the sandwiches if required its optional.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

12. slice into triangles or squares. serve the chana masala sandwiches hot with green chutney or sweet tamarind chutney or tomato sauce.

chana masala toast sandwich recipe

About

dassana amit
i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. a home science degree course further enhanced my cooking and baking skills professionally along with an internship in a five star hotel. i am trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

all the 1800 recipes posted on blog are tried and tested and made healthy wherever possible. the recipes are detailed and with step by step pictures that will easily help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food.



2 thoughts on “chana sandwich recipe | chana masala toast sandwich | chole sandwich recipe

  1. Hi, your recipes are really good. i need a suggestion from you, i am planning to buy a oven but i am confused which one to buy, i am looking for something where i can use for all purpose like baking cakes, cookies, breads, etc etc but i dont think microwave is apt for all, which one should i go for..?

    looking forward for your reply.

    • i currently have a philips OTG and its a basic model. you will get various other brands too. check with the dealer or on the web which brand is good and then buy it. microwave is good for microwave cooking as well as baking. but personally i prefer to bake in an OTG than in a microwave oven. OTG is good for baking various stuff like breads, cookies and cakes.

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