Aloo Masala Sandwich or Potato Masala Sandwich

Aloo Masala Sandwich or Potato Masala Sandwich is an easy and delicious snack or breakfast item that can be made without much effort. It can be served as a tea time snack or any time of the day to curb your sudden hunger pangs.

Aloo Masala Sandwich

Sandwiches are always everyone’s favorite and no one would definitely say ‘no’ to a crispy and buttery sandwich filled with spicy aloo masala. This potato masala sandwich is one dish that you can make in a jiffy if you have leftover boiled potatoes in hand. You can adjust the ingredients as per your taste and yet make a simple and filling snack. Though this sandwich tastes okay after sometime, it is best and tastes delicious when served immediately after toasting.


Boiled potatoes -3 medium sized
Onion – 1 medium sized
Green chilli -1
Ginger – ½” piece
Chilli powder – ½ tsp
Coriander powder – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Garam masala – ½ tsp (Optional)
Amchur or dry mango powder – ¼ tsp (Optional)
Coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Bread slices – 8 (Brown or White)
Butter and Oil as needed

To temper
Oil – 1 tsp
Jeera or seeragam – ¾ tsp


Preparation time – 10 mins
Cooking time – 10 mins
Total time – 20 mins
Serves 2 – 3 people

  1. Chop onion and coriander leaves finely. Peel and mash the potatoes. Coarsely crush ginger and green chillies.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add jeera, let it sizzle. Add the coarsely crushed ginger-green chilli followed by onions.
  3. Sauté till the onions turn translucent. Add the potatoes along with salt and spice powders. Mash everything with the back of the ladle such that the mixture blends well. Sprinkle coriander leaves. Aloo masala stuffing for the sandwich is ready.
  4. Apply butter on the outer sides of the bread slices. Spread the potato masala generously on the inside of the bread. Place another slice on the top.
  5. Heat a tawa and toast the stuffed bread sandwich till golden brown and crispy on both sides. You can use oil or butter for toasting.
  6. Once done, cut diagonally or into halves or quarters and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

Aloo Masala Sandwich


  1. If boiled potatoes are not in hand, you can grate the potatoes and use it. Add water just enough for the potatoes to cook in step 3 and cook potatoes till soft and then proceed.
  2. Even leftover potato poriyal or sabzi can be used for making the sandwich.
  3. You can trim the edges of the bread and then butter the slices.
  4. For a variation, you can sprinkle grated cheese over the masala or keep a cheese slice and then toast the bread.
  5. You can make this as an open sandwich too. Just smear the masala on one side and toast the bread on the tawa.
  6. You can also use a toaster to toast the sandwiches.