Iyengar bakery style masala toast

Iyengar Bakery masala toast

Iyengar bakery style masala toast

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine Indian


  • 1 grated carrot
  • 1/2 capsicum diced
  • 1/2 Red onion finely chopped
  • 1 handful Corriander leaves
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp chat masala
  • 3/4 tsp cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Tomato purée or concentrate
  • 3 bread slices
  • Butter to toast


  • Take a pan and heat it on medium heat, once hot, add oil and add mustard seeds, allow it to sputter.
  • Next add cumin seeds, and next add onions and add a little salt and cook until the onions are softened.
  • Next add in the veggies with little salt and cook them with a lid on for 5 minutes.
  • Next add the tomatoes and cover and cook until the tomatoes are softened
  • Next add the masala powders (turmeric, red chilli powder, cumin powder, chat masala) sauté well.
  • Next add in the tomatoes purée and cook for a few more minutes, check salt and add more if needed.
  • Finally add the Corriander leaves and turn off the flame.
  • Slice the bread and butter it on both sides, toasts it on another pan and add the prepared masala on one side and let it cook for a few mins until toasted. Serve hot.
Keyword sandwiches, street style, vegetarian