Crispy Pickled Sandwich

Crisp and piquant – this sandwich is sure to win many palates. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Crispy Pickled Sandwich

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Main Ingredients Pickled gherkins, Black olives
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Crispy Pickled Sandwich

  • 7-8 Pickled gherkins
  • 8-10 Black olives pitted
  • 8-10 Green olives pitted
  • 8 White bread slices
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • for coating Bread crumbs
  • ½ cup Refined flour (maida)
  • ½ teaspoon Mixed herbs
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black pepper powder
  • 4 tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 6-8 Iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 1 medium Tomato cut into slices
  • 1 medium Onion cut into slices
  • 4 Cheese slices


  1. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  2. Spread breadcrumbs onto a plate.
  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.
  4. Cut gherkins length wise into halves.
  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.
  6. Heat a non-stick tawa. Place bread slices on it and toast till golden and crisp from both sides.
  7. To make mayo spread, take mayonnaise in a bowl. Add Tabasco sauce and mix well.
  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.
  9. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1200
Carbohydrates 21.9
Protein 145.3
Fat 59.2
Other Fiber Zinc- 1.2mg