Dahi Toast (Grilled yogurt sandwich)



  • 4 slices of any sourdough bread (e.g. Trader Joe’s three seeds Sourdough Bread)
  • 2 tbsp oil for grilling

For stuffing

  • 1/2 cup full cream Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves

Ginger chili paste

  • 1 Serrano chili
  • 1 inch ginger, peeled
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lime / lemon juice

For garnishing

  • 1 tbsp cooking oil, such as peanut oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 15-20 curry leaves


  1. Blend all the ingredients to make ginger chili paste
  2. Mix well all the stuffing ingredients and ginger chili paste in a bowl and keep aside
  3. In a small pan, heat the oil
  4. When oil is hot, add mustard seeds and let them splutter for a few seconds
  5. Add curry leaves, cover the pan and lower the heat
  6. When the leaves become crisp, turn off the heat and keep this mix aside
  7. Divide the sandwich stuffing into 2 parts
  8. Put a slice on a plate and evenly spread one portion of the stuffing
  9. Put another slice on top and gently press so that the stuffing is spread evenly
  10. Heat your sandwich pan on medium heat
  11. Add 1/2 tbsp oil and gently put the sandwich so as to not spill its stuffing
  12. Grill the sandwich till it becomes lightly brown and crispy
  13. Spread 1/2 tbsp oil on the other side and gently turn it over to grill on the other side
  14. Once grilled to your desired level of crispiness, place on serving plate
  15. Spread half the quantity of the prepared garnishing on the sandwich
  16. Similarly, make the other grilled sandwich
  17. Serve the sandwiches with cilantro chutney and ketchup

Serves: 2

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