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August 31, 2009


My neighbor told me this recipe..I tried this in a weekend long back for dinner..We just loved itTongue out..Last week i went to AAB for dinner..We had Mini tiffin and APCHI MUMBAI SANDWICH..To my surprise , it tasted really the same i prepared @homeSurprised.So i thought of posting this simple yet yummy sandwich..Do try this and let me know ..No need to toast the bread and cut the corners ..U can do both if u want..Wink

easy sandwich 1

Ingredients :

  • White bread – 12 slices
  • Carrot – 1 –2 nos (Grated )
  • Butter – 1 – 2 tbsp
  • Tomato ketchup /Sauce – 2 tbsp (adjust )
  • Tomato -  2  -  3 nos
  • Cucumber – 1  - 2 no
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp (optional )

For Chutney :

  • Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
  • Green chilly – 2 – 3 nos
  • Coriander leaves – Quarter bunch
  • Salt & water – as needed
  • Lime juice – a few drops

Method :

  • Grind all the items given under “for chutney” to make a smooth paste and set aside.
  • Cut tomatoes into small pieces and cucumber into thin  round slices.
  • Grate carrot and set aside.
  • Take 3 slices of bread and apply butter in one of the slices , tomato ketchup on the second bread and coriander chutney on the third .
  • Keep the tomato pieces on the butter spread bread , grated carrot on the bread with ketchup , cucumber slices on the chutney bread  and sprinkle red chilly powder on the veggies.( i dint do )
  • Arrange in ur desired order and serve !!

sandwich cross section

bread sandwich



Of all the foods which have been around throughout history, bread is close to being about the oldest one. The first ingredients were used during the Neolithic ages when bread is said to have been made from grains of ground cereal and water. The johnnycake, pita, tortilla and oatcakes from Scotland are ancestors of these early recipes.

Did you know that more than 59 pounds of bread and bread products are consumed by Americans?.  
And, almost every household has at least two types of bread within them? 

Bread is a wonderful source for iron, vitamins, calcium and protein as well as fiber in the whole wheat varieties which aids in the digestion process. Most white breads are not that high in calories, they usually range about 75 calories per slice or a little above; whole wheat on the other hand, is lower in
calories at only 60 per slice. Keeping bread inside of a bread box will make your bread last longer at room temperature than keeping it out on the counter. You can also wrap a freshly baked loaf of bread with wax paper and keep it in the
refrigerator; this keeps it from getting mold on it and helps it stay fresh longer as well..


There are many health benefits of eating whole wheat bread, not just the high content of fiber. Whole wheat bread is also loaded with vital nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and niacin’s that are very important to your health and weight maintenance as well. Studies have shown that women who eat
whole wheat instead of white breads weigh much less and are better able to maintain their healthier weights.

Inflammation is lessened by people who eat healthy wheat breads on a regular basis and the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart diseases are lowered too.
Wheat bread keeps your digestive system on track and decreases problems of the gastrointestinal tracts. The fiber content within wheat breads has been shown to protect women of pre-menopausal age against cancer within the breasts. The women in these studies ate at least 30 grams per day.
These breads will be of great benefit to your heart in several ways. Cholesterol can be lowered; blood pressure and glucose levels can be regulated also.

The bread which is the healthiest for you can be found by checking the back label to see which ingredients are included in them. For the best health benefits from bread, either stone ground or whole grains should be the first on the ingredient label, not enriched. The bread should not contain high
fructose corn syrup but be sweetened by the use of honey or a molasses instead, as these are healthy natural types of sweeteners. The salt and these sweeteners should be towards the bottom of the ingredient label for the healthiest benefits.  Look for breads which don’t include preservatives or types of
additives in them as these are not very healthy. These breads can be kept just as fresh without these additional chemicals by just closing properly and refrigerating the loaf.


Simple bhendi fry from lubna’s blog

bhendi fry This picture will tell u how well it tasted..Yes , it was really superb..Thanku lubna Smile..I make bhendi fry by adding finely chopped green chillies and grated  coconut…This one is a bit different..U can find the actual recipe here..

Bye for now Wave


  1. Veg Sandwich is always my fav!
    i have tagged you for a meme.

  2. Looking at your sandwich reminds me of the days when we used to eat at a sandwich bar near my office.. Looks healthy and good.. good one

  3. Hmm easy and delicious ! Looks very colorful!

  4. Thank u dearies for ur quick comments :)

  5. Yummy chitra dear..! You can send this snack to Priya Suresh's 'Snack with bread' event @

  6. Kindly pick ur award from my blog dear!

  7. Sandwich looks yummy,also the bhendi fry :)

  8. Thats a very colorful sandwich Chitra...makes a healthy lunch too :)

  9. Thats really easy colourful sandwich...nice click as well

  10. sandwich ...r the best for bf...rather the easy to make:)

  11. ரொம்பா ஈஸியாக தான் இருக்கு...கண்டிப்பாக செய்து பார்க்கின்றேன். நன்றி

  12. Thats a easy and delicious sandwich.

  13. colorful and inviting sandwich!!!

  14. sandwich looks absolutely delicious and tempting Chitra :)

  15. Hi Chitra,

    I always remember the Bombay Sandwich with green chutney at this awesome place in Pune. I simply forget the name. Simple, non toasted sweet sandwich bread...yUM

  16. wow sandwich looks really nice.iam a great lover of sandwich.I make it in asimilar way,but add pepper instead of chilli powder.
    Pic looks tempting.And the bhendi fry too.

  17. wow!! Chitra. looks perfect. i love sandwiches and my kids too. I have not tried 3 slices sandwich. Surely i will try.

    BTW i tried your tomato dosa it tasted yum!!

  18. Thanku friends..thanks vidhaas for trying tomato dosa..:)

  19. Looks gud and I feel like eating now after havin my dinner !!....nice clicks

  20. Bread sandwich looks simple and tasty. I too do like this with left over mint chutney .Real treat to my eyes too.

  21. Simple and easy to make, looks colorful and yummy.

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  24. Hi chitra...pls do come and collect ur award from my blog...thanks

  25. yes, very simple and delicious, pics look very good

  26. sandwitch does sound simple and yummy

  27. Sometimes simple thinngs are the best! Colorful and yum too.

  28. I like eat Veg sandwich because it is very good for health. It is fast foods and it is reduce weight and improve fitness.

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