Mumbai Masala Toast is crispy and tasty toasted sandwich recipe. Layers of spicy veggie filling and chutney sandwiched between buttery bread and topped with melting cheese and hotness of more chilli makes this popular roadside snack Mumbai Masala Toast a delightful treat.
Mumbai Masala toast is different from regular grilled veggie toast, because of the stove top toaster used in making this masala toast.
For making Mumbai Masala toast or sandwich, layers of vegetables and potato filling with spicy chutney are stacked between buttered slices of bread. The stack of bread is then toasted in a sandwich toaster which you can place over stove top and placed on direct flame which results in crispy and spicy Bombay masala toast.
Most of the roadside stalls in the Mumbai have their own version of Mumbai Masala toast with their special blend of sandwich masala, some of them even sprinkle chat masala. Vegetable filling is almost similar on most of the stalls, it’s the taste of Bombay sandwich masala and amount of butter used that makes the difference in terms of taste and texture.
Usually the filling of masala toast includes boiled potato slices, tomato slices and onion slices along with special sandwich masala. But at some places they do add paneer slice or two and capsicum along with cabbage. And that’s how it becomes Mumbai Veg Masala Toast.
There’s another variation of masala toast too, which is equally good but quite different in taste profile. I will be posting the recipe and video soon for that too.
If you are in Mumbai, and taste of some street food is must do thing on your agenda, then along with Pao Bhaji and Bhel puri this Mumbai Masala Toast is must try item there.
But if you are no where near Mumbai and want a taste of this popular street-side food from Mumbai, Here’s my Easy recipe of Mumbai Masala Toast to try in your own kitchen, and enjoy the spicy taste with a cup of chai.
Also here’s detailed Video If you want to watch the steps by step recipe of Mumbai Masala Toast.