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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Aloo Sandwich | Potato Sandwich

Potato sandwiches are a great option for weekend brunch or weekday dinner.These are our current favorite! I pack them for my hubby's lunch too. These are quick to make & quite filling.


Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Adapted from: Manjula's Kitchen


Ingredients: (Makes 3 sandwiches)
Bread: 6 slices (I used Aunt Millies Potato Bread)
Melted butter: 1 tbsp
Boiled & mashed potatoes: 2 cups
Salt: As needed
Chopped coriander leaves: 2 tbsp
Chili powder: 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice: 1 tsp
Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
Cheese slices : 3 nos (I used grated Cheddar & Mozzarella Cheese)


Method:
Mash the potatoes thoroughly. Add in the coriander leaves, chili powder, lemon juice, cumin seeds, and salt to the potatoes & mix well.

Heat the tava/griddle.
Take 1.5 to 2 tablespoon of potato mixture & spread the mixture onto the bread. Press the mixture hard onto the bread. The potato mixture should stick to the bread.

Do the same on the other slice too.
Smear the butter over the potato spread.
Place both the slices of bread on the griddle (Potato spread should be facing down).

Cook on medium heat until the potatoes are cooked & turn crisp.

Flip one slice of bread. Add in the cheese & cover it with the other slice.


Cook again on both the sides till the sandwich turns golden brown.

Make two more sandwiches similarly.
Serve them hot with a dip/green chutney or tamarind chutney.


Notes:

  • Along with the cheese, you could add slices of tomato, cooked beets slice, and a slice of paneer(cottage cheese) too. I often add paneer to this. It tastes great!
  • The potato mixture is very flexible. You could play with a lot of flavors. I have tried adding carom seeds/ajwain instead of cumin seeds. I do add jalapenos for the extra kick sometime.
  • The above ingredients & recipe is just to give an idea. You could use your imagination to build your own grilled potato sandwich.

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Hamaree Rasoi said...

Tasty and tempting sandwich.
Deepa

Ms.Chitchat said...

All i can say is 'Wow', too good, loved the crust. Awesome color too,loved the filling too.Check my blog for awesome cup cake with cream cheese frosting.

Chitchat

prathibha Garre said...

I love this aloo sandwich too Sushma..but I dont add cheese remaining is very similar..waiting 2 see ur version of uppittu

Chandrani said...

Potato sandwich looks yummy.

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

very very tempting n inviting clicks dear... wish to have it right now...

Kannada Cuisine said...

We love this one too.. an absolute family favorite :)

Prathima Rao said...

Nice & power packed filling..
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Priya said...

Never get bored of this sandwich.

LG said...

yummy!! naanu khara sev haakalla aste.

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Nupur said...

Ohh what lovely days they were when we used to have these Sandwiches without any tension of Calories in mind.

Lovely pictures, seems like just grabbing one and have it right now.

Glad to be your new follower here.. would love to see more such recipes from you :)

sanjana reddy said...

it looks yummy. very simple to prepare, i will surely try this.. thanks a lot. for beverages check beverages at foodsnearme.com

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