Delicious Bombay Sandwich Recipe

Learn how to make a flavorful and spicy Indian street food favorite - the Bombay sandwich. This vegetarian sandwich is packed with grilled vegetables and chatpata masala, perfect for a quick and tasty meal.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 sandwiches
Calories 200 kcal


  • Grill or stovetop grill pan
  • Mixing bowls
  • Chopping board
  • Knife


  • 8 slices of bread
  • 1 large potato boiled and thinly sliced
  • 1 large tomato thinly sliced
  • 1 large cucumber thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup boiled green peas
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp chat masala
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • Butter or ghee for grilling


  • In a mixing bowl, combine boiled green peas, grated carrot, chopped coriander leaves, chat masala, and red chili powder. Mix well.
  • Take 2 slices of bread and butter one side of each slice.
  • Place a few slices of potato, tomato, and cucumber on the buttered side of one bread slice.
  • Spread a layer of the prepared masala mixture on top of the vegetables.
  • Close the sandwich with the second bread slice, buttered side facing out.
  • Grill the sandwich on a hot grill or grill pan until golden brown and crispy on both sides.
  • Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make more sandwiches.



This Bombay sandwich is a nutritious and delicious option for a quick and easy meal. Packed with grilled vegetables and spices, it's a great way to add more veggies to your diet.

Serving Tips:

Serve the sandwiches hot with ketchup or green chutney on the side for a traditional touch.

Tips and Tricks of Recipe:

  • You can customize the sandwich by adding other veggies like bell peppers or boiled beetroot.
  • If you don't have chat masala, you can use a mix of cumin powder, black salt, and amchur powder.

Variations of Recipe:

You can also add a layer of mint chutney or cheese to the sandwich for extra flavor.
Keyword Bombay Sandwich


5 FAQs & Answers:

Can I use whole wheat bread for this recipe?

Yes, you can use any bread of your choice for this Bombay sandwich recipe.


Can I skip the spices if I don’t like it too spicy?

You can adjust the amount of spices to suit your taste preferences.


Can I make this sandwich in a panini press?

Yes, a panini press will work well for grilling the sandwiches.


How long can I store the prepared masala mixture?

The masala mixture can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.


Is this sandwich suitable for vegans?

You can make this sandwich vegan by using plant-based butter or oil for grilling.



Enjoy the flavors of Mumbai street food with this delicious Bombay sandwich recipe. Perfect for a quick meal or snack, these spicy and chatpata sandwiches are sure to impress your taste buds. Experiment with different variations to create your own unique twist on this classic Indian sandwich recipe.