Achaari Aloo Sandwich

Super easy sandwich to make with amazing flavors. You’ll need boiled potatoes, spices and chutneys to make this sandwich. I have used sourdough as it gives a nice crunch to the sandwich, you can use the same or bread of your choice.

Also try: Aloo Masala Sandwich, Kulcha Sandwich, Paneer Spinach Sandwich, Chili Cheese Sandwich or Paneer Tikka Sandwich.

Course: Breakfast or Snacks

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 15 mins, Cooking – 15 mins, Total – 30 mins.

Servings: makes 2 sandwiches.


  1. Bread of your choice – 4 slices
  2. Boiled Potatoes – 2 medium-large (mashed)
  3. Tamarind Chutney as needed, follow recipe here
  4. Mint-Coriander Chutney as needed, follow recipe here
  5. Sliced Onion as needed
  6. Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  7. Fennel Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  8. Black Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  9. Nigella Seeds (Kalonji) – 1/4 tsp
  10. Fenugreek Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  11. Asafoetida – a pinch
  12. Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  13. Red Chili Powder – 1/4 tsp
  14. Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp
  15. Mustard Oil – 2 tsp
  16. Butter to toast
  17. Salt to taste.

How to make Achaari Aloo Sandwich:

  1. Heat mustard oil in a kadai or a pan and let it smoke, then turn the flame to low and add a pinch of salt, it helps in removing the mustard oil aroma
  2. Add fenugreek seeds, nigella seeds, black mustard seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds and asafoetida. Saute until aromatic, don’t burn it
  3. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder and coriander powder. Saute for 2-3 secs
  4. Add mashed potatoes and salt. Mix well and cook for 4-5 mins on a medium flame, stirring occasionally. Achaari Aloo masala is ready, transfer it to bowl and let it cool down a little bit
  5. Spread aloo masala on a slice, top it with tamarind chutney and sliced onions. Spread mint-coriander chutney on other slice and make a sandwich
  6. Meanwhile heat a pan, grill pan or sandwich maker. Spread some butter and place the sandwich, toast from both the sides with butter until crisp.
  7. Your Achaari Aloo Sandwich is ready. Serve Hot!!!

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