Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Mumbai Ka Masala Toast

Serves 4
12 Bread slices
1 tsp Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
8-10 Curry leaves
2 Green chillies (finely chopped)
3 medium sized Potatoes (boiled & mashed)
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
1 tsp Dry mango powder (amchur)
Salt to taste
1/2 cup Butter (softened)
2 medium sized Tomatoes (cut into round slices)
2 medium sized Onions (cut into round slices)
Pepper powder to taste
1½ cups Cheese (grated)
2 small sized Capsicum (cut into long strips)

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter add curry leaves and green chillies. After a minute add mashed potatoes, red chilli powder, amchur powder and salt. Mix well and set aside. Apply butter to two slices of bread. Arrange a little portion of the prepared potato mixture on one of the buttered slices, top it up with a few slices of onion, a few slices of tomato, sprinkle some salt and pepper. Keep another bread slice over it with buttered side down. Sprinkle a little grated cheese and capsicum strips over the bread slice. Finally cover with a third bread slice. Apply a little butter on both the sides of the sandwich and grill it till golden brown and crisp. Cut into triangles and serve hot with tomato ketchup. Similarly prepare the other sandwiches.