firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tsp oil and splutter ¾ tsp mustard, ½ tsp cumin, 1 chilli and 1 inch ginger.
now add ½ onion and saute until they sweat. do not brown the onions.
further, add 1 tomato and saute until tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
also add 1 carrot, ¾ cup cabbage and ¼ capsicum.
saute until the vegetables are cooked yet retain their shape.
keeping the flame on low add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp chaat masala and ½ tsp salt.
saute for a minute until the spices turn aromatic.
furthermore, add 2 tbsp tomato sauce and mix until everything is combined well.
also, add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well. masala topping is ready, keep aside.
cut the bread into half triangles and spread butter on both sides.
toast the bread to golden brown on both sides.
once the bread turns golden brown from one side, spread a tbsp of prepared masala over bread and toast golden.
finally, enjoy the iyengar style masala toast with hot masala chai.