Masala Bread Toast – Iyengar Bakery Style as it is known In the Iyengar bakeries is an open faced sandwich topped with sautéed onions, carrot, capsicum coated in Indian spices. It is spicy, flavorful, colorful and everything else you need with a perfect cup of tea on a chilly evening in Bangalore.Makes for a colorful lunch box treat for kids. You can also pack grilled sandwich way.
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Is there any one out there who doesn’t like Iyengar bakery delicacies? Today I’m sharing an extremely popular dish from Bangalore’s famous Iyengar Bakeries ie Masala bread Toast . Every evening when i used to reach home from work, i used to relish this open toast or sometimes vegetable puff along with piping hot chai from a iyengar bakery beside my apartment complex.
Preparing this iyengar bakery style masala toast at home is very very easy and healthy too . One can enjoy it as breakfast or snack. It is also an excellent way to add veggies to your snacks. You can reduce or skip red chilli powder and chaat masala if you are making this for kids.
IS MASALA BREAD TOAST HEALTHY?
Yes it is healthy if you use the right bread like whole wheat or brown bread and it is vegan too.
This toast is loaded with vegetables like tomato, carrot ,capsicum so its healthy.
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Ingredients For Stuffing
- green chillies
- chaat masala powder
- red chilli powder
- mustard seeds
- jeera/cumin powder
- cumin/jeera seeds
- coriander leaves
- tomato ketchup/sauce
- salt as per taste
- 5-6 Bread slices
- 1-2 tbsp butter or ghee
HOW TO MAKE MASALA BREAD TOAST – IYENGAR BAKERY STYLE STEP BY STEP
1.Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard and jeera, let them splutter.
2.Add green chillies ,onion, capsicum, grated carrots and saute well until onion and bell peppers become soft.
3.Add deseeded tomatoes, saute for a few seconds until tomato turns soft.
4.Add jeera powder, chaat masala or (garam masala), red chili powder and stir well for another minute.
5.Add salt, coriander leaves, tomato ketchup and mix well. Turn off the flame. The topping for masala bread toast is now ready.
6.Grease a tawa and heat it over a medium flame.Spread butter or ghee on both the sides of the bread piece and place on the tawa. Cook on a medium flame for a few seconds and then flip to the other side.Cook on both the sides till they become golden brown and crisp.
7.Place the prepared bread toast on a serving plate.Spread 2 tablespoons of prepared topping over the bread slices and serve iyengar bakery style masala bread toast hot with a cup of tea/coffee.
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Masala Bread Toast – Iyengar Bakery Style is a delicious masala bread toast made by topping bread with onions,carrots and spices in Iyengar Bakery style.
- 1/2 cup finely chopped Onion
- 1/2 cup finely chopped Tomato(de-seeded)
- 1/2 cup grated Carrot
- 1/4 cup finely chopped Capsicum
- 1/4 tsp finely chopped green chillies
- 1/2 tsp chaat masala powder (or garam masala)
- 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
- 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
- 1/4 tsp jeera/cumin powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin/jeera seeds
- 1 tbsp coriander leaves
- 1 tbsp tomato ketchup/sauce
- salt as per taste
- 2 tsp oil
- 5-6 Bread slices (wheat or brown bread)
- 1-2 tbsp butter or ghee
Heat oil in a pan. add mustard and jeera,let them splutter.
Add green chillies ,onion, capsicum, grated carrots and saute well until onion and bell peppers become soft.
Add deseeded tomatoes, saute for a few seconds until tomato turns soft.
Add jeera powder, chaat masala, red chili powder and stir well for another minute.
Add salt,coriander leaves,tomato ketchup and mix well. Turn off the flame. The topping for masala bread toast is now ready.
Grease a tawa and heat it over a medium flame.
Spread butter or ghee on both the sides of the bread piece and place on the tawa. Cook on a medium flame for a few seconds and then flip to the other side.
Cook on both the sides till they become golden brown and crisp.
Place the prepared bread toast on a serving plate.
Spread 2 tablespoons of prepared topping over the bread slices and serve iyengar bakery style masala bread toast hot with a cup of tea/coffee.
1.You can skip or reduce chaat masala and red chilli powder if you are making for kids.
2.You can also make this grilled sandwich way instead of open toast.
3.Use brown ,multigrain or wheat bread for healthier option.
4.You can also add some shredded cheese on top.
Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
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