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Crunchy Bombay Sandwich

Classic Indian Bombay Sandwich Recipe

Make a classic Indian Bombay Sandwich for your next lunch! A popular Indian street food snack, this sandwich is packed with freshly made potato masala, vegetables, chutney, cheese, and perfectly toasted bread! The ideal choice for a savory snack or on-the-go lunch.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Bombay Sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 Serves
Calories 650kcal
Author Enozia Zehra


Ingredients for Potato Masala

To Assemble Sandwich

  • 4 slices Sandwich bread
  • 4 tbsp Unsalted butter
  • ¼ Green bell pepper sliced
  • ¼ Onion Sliced
  • ¼ Tomato sliced
  • 1 Beetroot sliced
  • 1 tsp Chaat masala
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • As per taste Salt
  • 2 slices Cheddar cheese
  • For spread Green coriander chutney
  • For spread Tomato ketchup


How to Make Potato Masala

  • In a medium skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add in the mustard seeds, curry leaves, and asafoetida and saute for 1 to 2 minutes just until the seeds begin to crackle.
  • Next, add the green chile and peas and cook for an additional 1 to 2 minutes, stirring regularly.
  • To the skillet, add the cooked mashed potatoes and stir to combine well.
  • Then, add in the spices, mix well, and cook for another 2 minutes until aromatic, making sure to stir occasionally.
  • Add in the chopped coriander leaves, stir, then set aside to cool.

How to Assemble a Toasted Bombay Sandwich

  • Spread a generous amount of butter onto one side of the two slices of bread.
  • Next, spread on green chutney. Use a little or a lot depending upon your preferences.
  • Top one side of the bread with sliced onion, tomato, bell pepper slices, and beetroot slices.
  • Now, spread the potato masala on top of the vegetables.
  • Sprinkle the top of the potato masala with some cumin, chaat masala, and salt.
  • Next, add a slice of cheese and close the sandwich.
  • Melt butter in a small skillet, then toast each side of the bread for 1 to 2 minutes until just golden and crisp.
  • Cut the sandwich in half and serve with chutney or ketchup on the side.


Create your own flavors by adding different chutney or vegetables to the sandwich. 


Calories: 650kcal | Carbohydrates: 109g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 1083mg | Potassium: 2211mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1625IU | Vitamin C: 304mg | Calcium: 462mg | Iron: 7mg