cheese masala toast sandwich recipe | mumbai masala cheese toast sandwich

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cheese masala toast sandwich recipe - a tasty and popular variety of sandwich from the mumbai street food collection. 

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mumbai cheese masala toast sandwich recipe – a popular variety of sandwich which is also a mumbai street food.

bombay cheese masala toast sandwich recipe

sandwiches are often made at home as a quick snack or breakfast. you can also serve it as a light dinner minus the cheese. mumbai sandwiches are a sought after sandwiches and so i prepare them once or twice in a month. there are many variety of mumbai sandwiches and this cheese masala toast is one of them.

preparing these sandwiches are easy, but you do need to have coriander chutney and prepare the potato masala. i usually prepare a small batch of coriander chutney and use it within a week. i prepare the potato masala, when i make these sandwiches. so it takes some time, but once everything is ready, then its easy to prepare the sandwiches.

in the recipe card, i have mentioned the recipes for the sandwich chutney and potato masala sabzi. in the step by step pics, i have explained the recipe of the potato masala recipe and assembling-grilling the sandwiches.

serve mumbai sandwiches with mint coriander chutney or pudina chutney or tomato ketchup.

if you are looking for more sandwich recipes then do check:

mumbai cheese masala toast sandwiches recipe below:

cheese masala toast sandwich recipe
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mumbai style cheese masala toast sandwich recipe

cheese masala toast sandwich recipe - a tasty and popular variety of sandwich from the mumbai street food collection. 

course snacks
cuisine indian street food
prep time 30 minutes
cook time 20 minutes
total time 50 minutes
servings 4
author dassana amit

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

for sandwich chutney:

  • 1 cup tightly packed coriander leaves OR ½ cup each of mint leaves and coriander leaves
  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala powder
  • 1 to 2 green chilies - chopped
  • salt as required
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon water - optional for grinding

for potato masala stuffing:

  • 3 to 4 medium potatoes OR 1.5 cups mashed potatoes
  • ½ tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • ½ inch ginger - chopped (adrak)
  • 1 or 2 green chilies - finely chopped (hari mirch)
  • 8 to 10 curry leaves - kept whole or chopped (kadi patta)
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)

other ingredients for cheese toast sandwich:

  • 10 to 12 bread slices white, brown, whole wheat or multi grain bread
  • cup grated processed cheese or cheddar cheese - cheese can be added as required
  • butter, as required
  • chaat masala or sandwich masala, as required
  • roasted cumin powder, as required (optional)
  • black salt or regular salt, as required
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 small to medium capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 1 small to medium cucumber, thinly sliced

how to make recipe

preparing potato masala:

  1. steam or boil 3 to 4 medium potatoes till they are cooked completely. once they become warm, then peel and mash them. keep aside. you can steam or boil potatoes in a rice cooker, pressure cooker, pan or a steamer. if using a pressure cook, then pressure cook for 7 to 8 minutes in 1.5 to 2 cups water.

  2. in a mortar-pestle, take ½ inch ginger (chopped) and 1 or 2 green chilies (chopped).

  3. crush to a coarse or a semi-fine paste.

  4. heat ½ tablespoon oil in a pan. add ½ teaspoon mustard seeds and let them crackle.

  5. once the mustard seeds crackle, then add ½ teaspoon cumin seeds.

  6. let the cumin seeds also crackle and splutter.

  7. now add the crushed ginger-green chili paste. saute till the raw aroma of ginger goes away. 

  8. next add 8 to 10 curry leaves (whole or chopped) and a pinch of asafoetida. mix well. 

  9. now add the mashed potatoes, turmeric powder and salt. 

  10. mix very well and saute for a minute.

  11. lastly add ⅓ cup chopped coriander leaves - you can add ¼ cup too. 

  12. again mix very well. switch off the flame and keep the pan aside. let the potato stuffing become warm or cool down.

preparing sandwich chutney and other toppings:

  1. rinse coriander leaves very well in water. 

  2. then in a grinder take 1 cup tightly packed coriander leaves, ½ teaspoon chaat masala powder, 1 to 2 green chilies (chopped), salt. add 1 to 2 teaspoons water. grind till smooth. remove the chutney in a bowl and keep aside.

  3. grate cheese and keep aside. you can use cheese as required. you can use processed cheese, cheddar cheese or mozzarella cheese. i have used ⅓ cup grated processed cheese.

  4. slice thinly 1 medium onion, 1 medium tomato, 1 small to medium cucumber and 1 small to medium capsicum. keep aside. you can also use boiled beetroot.

assembling and grilling cheese masala toast sandwiches:

  1. take the bread slices. trim the edges if you want. spread butter evenly and generously on the slices. applying butter very well, does not make the sandwiches soggy when chutney is spread on them.

  2. now spread the green chutney as per your requirements.

  3. place a few slices of onion and tomato.

  4. sprinkle some black salt and chaat masala. you can use rock salt or regular salt if you do not have black salt.

  5. now spread the potato masala on the sandwich.

  6. top with thinly sliced capsicum (green bell pepper) and cucumber.

  7. again sprinkle some chaat masala and black salt.

  8. now top with grated cheese.

  9. place the buttered bread slices.

  10. now carefully, place the sandwiches in a preheated grill or sandwich maker. close the cover and grill till the sandwiches are crisp and golden. do not press the top cover too much as then the cheese melts and drips down. 

  11. once the sandwiches are toasted well, remove and place in a plate or tray. spread some butter if you want on the toast sandwiches.

  12. serve mumbai cheese masala toast sandwiches hot or warm with green chutney and tomato ketchup.

recipe notes

  • recipe can be doubled
  • you can add less or more green chilies as per your preferences in the sandwich chutney. 
  • veggies like onions, capsicum, cucumber and tomatoes can be skipped as per your choice. 
  • boiled beetroot can also be added.

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how to prepare mumbai cheese masala toast sandwich recipe:

1. steam or boil 3 to 4 medium potatoes till they are cooked completely. once they become warm, then peel and mash them. keep aside. you can steam or boil potatoes in a rice cooker, pressure cooker, pan or a steamer. if using a pressure cook, then pressure cook for 7 to 8 minutes in 1.5 to 2 cups water.

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2. in a mortar-pestle, take ½ inch ginger (chopped) and 1 or 2 green chilies (chopped).

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3. crush to a coarse or a semi-fine paste.

making cheese masala toast sandwich recipe

4. heat ½ tablespoon oil in a pan. add ½ teaspoon mustard seeds and let them crackle.

mustard for cheese masala toast sandwich recipe

5. once the mustard seeds crackle, then add ½ teaspoon cumin seeds.

cumin for cheese masala toast sandwich recipe

6. let the cumin seeds also crackle and splutter.

cumin for cheese masala toast sandwich recipe

7. now add the crushed ginger-green chili paste. saute for a few seconds, till the raw aroma of ginger goes away.

preparing cheese masala toast sandwich recipe

8. next add 8 to 10 curry leaves (whole or chopped) and a pinch of asafoetida. mix well.

preparing cheese masala toast sandwich recipe

9. now add the mashed potatoes.

potato for cheese masala toast sandwich recipe

10. add turmeric.

making mumbai cheese toast sandwich recipe

11. add salt.

making mumbai cheese toast sandwich recipe

12. mix very well and saute for a minute.

preparing mumbai cheese toast sandwich recipe

13. lastly add ⅓ cup chopped coriander leaves – you can add ¼ cup too. i prefer to add more.

preparing mumbai cheese toast sandwich recipe

14. again mix very well. switch off the flame and keep the pan aside. let the potato stuffing become warm or cool down.

preparing mumbai cheese toast sandwich recipe

15. prepare the sandwich chutney and keep aside. here i have used 1 cup tightly packed coriander leaves, ½ tsp chaat masala powder, 1 to 2 green chilies (chopped), salt and 1 teaspoon water for grinding. grind all the ingredients till smooth and keep aside.

chutney for mumbai cheese toast sandwich recipe

16. grate cheese and keep aside. you can use cheese as required. you can use processed cheese, cheddar cheese or mozzarella cheese. i have used ⅓ cup grated processed cheese.

cheese to make cheese toast sandwich recipe

18. slice thinly 1 medium onion, 1 medium tomato, 1 small to medium cucumber and 1 small to medium capsicum. keep aside. you can also use boiled beetroot.

veggies for cheese toast sandwich recipe

19. take the bread slices. trim the edges if you want. spread butter evenly and generously on the slices. applying butter very well, does not make the sandwiches soggy, when the green chutney is spread on them.

butter for cheese toast sandwich recipe

20. now spread the green chutney as per your requirements.

making cheese toast recipe

21. place a few slices of onion and tomato.

making cheese toast recipe

22. sprinkle some black salt and chaat masala. you can use rock salt or regular salt if you do not have black salt.

making cheese toast sandwich recipe

23. now spread the potato bhaji on the sandwich.

preparing cheese toast sandwich recipe

24. top with thinly sliced capsicum (green bell pepper) and cucumber. again sprinkle some chaat masala and black salt.

preparing cheese toast sandwich recipe

now top with grated cheese.

preparing cheese toast sandwich recipe

26. place the buttered bread slices.

preparing cheese toast sandwich recipe

27. now carefully, place the sandwiches in a preheated grill or sandwich maker. close the cover and grill till the sandwiches are crisp and golden. do not press the top cover too much as then the cheese melts and drips down. so cleaning the sandwich plates becomes a task. i closed the top grill cover too much as a result the melted cheese dripped on the sandwich plates.

preparing cheese toast sandwich recipe

28. grill till crisp and golden.

preparing cheese toast sandwich recipe

29. remove and place in a plate or tray. spread some butter if you want on the toast sandwiches.

mumbai cheese toast sandwich recipe

30. serve mumbai cheese masala toast sandwiches hot or warm with green chutney or mint chutney and tomato ketchup.

bombay cheese masala toast sandwich recipe

dassana amit
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i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos that will help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food easily.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. having a home science degree surely enhanced my cooking & baking skills which i now share as fool proof recipes on the blog. i am trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.


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  1. Tried it yesterday and it comes out great.I also added garlic with chillies and ginger and my family loved it.thank you dear

    • Welcome Mamta. Glad to know this.

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