chilli cheese sandwich
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chilli cheese sandwich

mumbai chilli cheese toast sandwich recipe - tasty toast sandwiches made with cheese, green chilies, green chutney and spices+herbs.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: snacks
Cuisine: mumbai street food
Servings: 2 to 3
Author: Dassana Amit


for green chutney

  • ½ cup tightly packed coriander leaves OR ¼ cup EACH of mint leaves and coriander leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon chaat masala powder or add as required
  • 1 green chili or add as required
  • salt as required
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon of water for grinding (optional)

other ingredients for chilli cheese toast

  • ½ cup grated cheese - can use processed cheese or cheddar cheese
  • 1 to 1.5 teaspoons finely chopped green chillies
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped capsicum (shimla mirch)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (dhania patta)
  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala or add as required
  • pinch of black salt (optional)
  • 8 to 10 bread slices - whole wheat bread or multi grain bread or white bread
  • salted butter as required


for making green chutney

  • rinse the coriander leaves very well in water.
  • then add all the ingredients mentioned under the list 'for green chutney' in a grinder or small blender. 
  • do not add any water and grind to a smooth consistency. if required you can add 1 to 2 teaspoons of water.
  • remove the green chutney in a bowl. cover and keep aside.

making chilli cheese toast sandwich

  • grate cheese in a bowl or a plate. you will need ½ cup grated cheese.
  • add 1 to 1.5 teaspoons finely chopped green chillies, 2 tablespoons finely chopped capsicum and 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves.
  • then add ½ teaspoon chaat masala and a pinch of black salt (optional).
  • mix very well with a spoon. keep aside.
  • spread salted butter on all the bread slices. cover the whole surface with the butter. 
  • you can slice of the edges if you want.
  • spread green chutney as required. i have mentioned the recipe to prepare green chutney in the recipe card.
  • now place the cheese mixture evenly on the bread slices.
  • cover the cheese topped slices with the remaining buttered slices.
  • in a pre heated sandwich maker, place the sandwich carefully.
  • spread some butter on the top of the sandwiches. do not press the top cover of the sandwich maker too much.
  • toast for 2 to 3 minutes or till the sandwiches are crisp and golden. remove in a plate.
  • spread some butter on the side where we did not apply butter first. this step is optional and you can skip it.
  • serve chilli cheese toast sandwich with green chutney and tomato ketchup.


tips for making chilli cheese toast
  • you can skip capsicum (green bell pepper) if you want.
  • some onions can also be added to the cheese stuffing.
  • i have here used whole wheat bread. you can use multi grain bread, white bread, ragi bread or brown bread.