How to make Crispy Pickled Sandwich -

Crisp and piquant – this sandwich is sure to win many palates.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pickled gherkins (पिक्ल्ड गरकिन), Black olives (काले ऑलिव/ काले जैतून)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Crispy Pickled Sandwich

Crispy Pickled Sandwich Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Crispy Pickled Sandwich Recipe

  • Pickled gherkins 7-8

  • Black olives pitted 8-10

  • Green olives pitted 8-10

  • White bread slices 8

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Bread crumbs for coating

  • Refined flour (maida) ½ cup

  • Mixed herbs ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Mayonnaise 4 tablespoons

  • Tabasco sauce ½ teaspoon

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 6-8

  • Tomato cut into slices 1 medium

  • Onion cut into slices 1 medium

  • Cheese slices 4


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Spread breadcrumbs onto a plate.

Step 3

Combine refined flour, dried herbs, salt and pepper powder in a bowl. Add sufficient water and mix well to make a thick smooth batter.

Step 4

Cut gherkins length wise into halves.

Step 5

Dip black, green olives and gherkin halves in the batter, coat in breadcrumbs and deep-fry in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Heat a non-stick tawa. Place bread slices on it and toast till golden and crisp from both sides.

Step 7

To make mayo spread, take mayonnaise in a bowl. Add Tabasco sauce and mix well.

Step 8

Place 2 toasted bread slices on the worktop. Spread a spoonful of mayo spread on both slices. Tear 1-2 lettuce leaves and place on one slice. Top with some fried gherkins and olives, 3-4 tomato slices and 1-2 onion slices. Sprinkle salt and pepper powder on top. Top with a cheese slice and cover with the other toasted slice. Press, cut into triangles and secure with a toothpick. Similarly make the remaining sandwiches.

Step 9

Serve immediately.

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