TLT sandwich


This sandwich recipe features Tofu, lettuce, and tomatoes with a minty mayo. It’s almost like a BLT sandwich but vegetarian and better.

Good for Pitta dosha.
For Vata, layer sauerkraut in the sandwich

Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Total Time: 10 Minutes
Serves: Makes 2 Sandwiches


  • 1 big slice of Tofu (½ inch thick)
  • 1 Tomato cut into slices
  • 4 slices of whole green toasted bread
  • 2 T mayonnaise
  • 1 t ghee
  • 1 T of crushed mint leaves
  • 1 t of mustard sauce
  • 2 to 3 leaves of Lettuce


  1. Season tomato slices with salt and pepper.
  2. Mix the mint leaves with mayonnaise and mustard sauce. Keep aside
  3. In a pan heat ghee and roast tofu on both sides, sprinkle salt, and keep aside
  4. Spoon the minty mayo on 2 slices of bread and spread.
  5. Arrange lettuce, tomato slices, and tofu slice
  6. Gently press to close and serve.

Serving Suggestions

Tastes best with avocado mash or avocado slices.
You can also add layers of grilled zucchini, slices of roasted squash, fresh cucumber, or your favorite sandwich fillings

Check out the Ayurvedic benefits of ingredients used in this recipe

Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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