3. Sandwich Recipes

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)

Instructions :

Boiling Potatoes

  1. Rinse the potatoes very well in water.
  2. Boil or steam the potatoes in a pan or pressure cooker or Instant pot until they are fork tender and can be easily mashed.
  3. 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

  1. 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.
  2. Check the seasoning and add more of salt, red chili powder, dry mango powder if required.
  3. Spread butter generously on half of the bread slices.
  4. Take some portion of the potato stuffing and spread it on the buttered bread slices.
  5. Optional step – sprinkle some grated cheese.
  6. Cover the bread slices with the remaining buttered slices.
  7. Spread some butter lightly on the top of the bread sandwiches.
  8. Place the sandwiches buttered side down carefully.
  9. Note: Be careful when doing this. If you cannot do this then just skip the above step. Instead spread butter once the sandwiches are grilled.
  10. Now spread butter on the top of the bread slices facing you.
  11. Cover the grill and grill for 2 to 3 minutes or till the sandwiches are golden and crisp.
  12. Serve potato sandwich hot with tomato sauce or cilantro chutney or both.


  1. To make spicy sandwiches add more green chilies and red chili powder. You can also add finely chopped ginger to the potato stuffing.
  2. Feel free to add herbs and spices that you like. This aloo sandwich recipe can be completely customizable to suit your taste buds.
  3. The cheese is optional but it does make the sandwich more filling. If using cheese then make sure the cheese is fresh and not rancid. Obviously, the cheese will melt in the sandwich when grilled so eat them hot or warm.
  4. You can use any variety of soft bread.
  5. For the potatoes use the one with a high to medium starch content like yukon gold, russet or idaho potatoes. Don’t use new potatoes or baby potatoes.
  6. Note that the approximate nutrition info is for one potato sandwich.

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