Cheese Chilli Toast ( Mumbai Roadside Snack)


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Cheese Chilli Toast ( Mumbai Roadside Snack)

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If the name makes you believe that this is a simple toast of bread with cheese and chilli flakes, you are in for a huge surprise.

On Mumbai’s streets, Cheese Chilli Toast is an elaborate treat, of chutney-coated bread topped with a succulent mixture of cheese, capsicum and green chillies.

Toasted with a brushing of butter, the Cheese Chilli Toast is a snack that will perk you up instantly with its vibrant flavour and wonderful texture.

Serve it hot and fresh with tomato ketchup and green chutney.

Check out our other popular Mumbai Street Foods collection of recipes which includes recipes like Veg Frankie, Chinese Bhel, Schezuan Chopsuey Dosa , Kaanda Bhajji Pav and many more.

Enjoy how to make Cheese Chilli Toast recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 toasts
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Ingredients

For Cheese Chilli Toast
1 1/2 cups grated processed cheese
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
salt to taste
8 slices bread
4 tsp butter for spreading
6 tsp butter for greasing and cooking
8 tsp green chutney

For Serving With Cheese Chilli Toast
tomato ketchup
green chutney
Method
For cheese chilli toast

    For cheese chilli toast
  1. To make cheese chilli toast, combine the cheese, capsicum, green chillies and salt in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions. Keep aside.
  3. Spread ½ tsp of butter on each bread slice evenly and keep aside.
  4. Place 2 bread slices on a clean, dry surface with the buttered side facing upwards.
  5. Spread 1 tsp of green chutney on each of the bread slices.
  6. Spread a portion of the mixture evenly on 1 bread slice and cover with another bread slice with 1 buttered-chutney side facing downwards and press it tightly.
  7. Spread a little butter evenly on the bread slices.
  8. Grease a sandwich toaster on both the sides using butter and pre-heat for a minute.
  9. Place the sandwich in the sandwich toaster and cook on a medium flame, till it turns brown and crisp from both the sides.
  10. Cut the cheese chilli toast into 4 equal pieces, place it on a plate and apply a little butter evenly over it.
  11. Repeat steps 4 to 10 to make 3 more cheese chilli toasts.
  12. Serve the cheese chilli toast immediately with tomato ketchup and green chutney.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. At step 9, keep turning the sandwich toaster and checking at regular intervals to avoid the toast from getting burnt.

Cheese Chilli Toast (Mumbai Roadside Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal

Cheese Chilli Toast ( Mumbai Roadside Snack) recipe with step by step photos

For the stuffing of Cheese Chilli Toast:

  1. Take a deep bowl and put the cheese into it.
  2. Add the capsicum.
  3. Also, add the green chillies.
  4. Add the salt to taste.
  5. Mix it well. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions. Keep aside.

How to proceed for the Cheese Chilli Toasts:

  1. Place 2 bread slice on a clean and dry surface and spread about ½ tsp of butter on each bread slice evenly. Keep the buttered side facing upwards.
  2. Spread 1 tsp of green chutney on each of the bread slices.
  3. Take a portion of the mixture and spread it evenly on 1 bread slice.
  4. Cover with another bread slice with the buttered-chutney side facing downwards. Press it tightly so that the stuffing doesn’t fall off.
  5. Spread about ½ tsp butter evenly on the bread slices.
  6. Take a sandwich toaster and grease both its sides using butter. Pre-heat for a minute.
  7. Place the sandwich in the sandwich toaster.
  8. Cook on a medium flame, till the Cheese Chilli Toast turns brown and crisp on one side.
  9. Flip and cook the other side too.
  10. Transfer the Cheese Chilli Toast on a clean and dry surface.
  11. Cut into 4 equal pieces using a serrated knife or a pizza cutter.
  12. Smear a little butter ( ½ tsp approx.) evenly over it.
  13. Repeat the steps with the remaining bread slices to make 3 more Cheese Chilli Toasts.
  14. Serve the Cheese Chilli Toasts hot with tomato ketchup and green chutney.

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RECIPE SOURCE : Mumbai's Roadside SnacksBuy this cookbook

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Reviews

Cheese Chilli Toast ( Mumbai Roadside Snack)
5
 on 26 Apr 16 07:24 AM


I heard this recipe name so many times but I did not make it. I have prepared this toast for the first time and it came out very well. Thank you very much.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sonal , we are delighted you loved the Cheese Chilli Toast recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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26 Apr 16 09:26 AM
Cheese Chilly Toast ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
5
 on 26 Jun 15 09:44 AM


This is my favourite snacks on a street .. The combination of cheese ,chilli and capsicum is just amazing.. I always use a hand toaster that taste just as if u r eating it on a stall on the road
Cheese Chilly Toast ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
5
 on 28 Oct 10 11:29 AM


Brilliant, came out very well tried only once so far but came out v.well