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Sosis Bandari (Spicy sausage and potato sandwich)

Sosis Bandari is a very popular street food from south of Iran. It's always serves as a sandwich and you can basically find it in any sandwich shops. Even though this dish is originally from south of Iran, But it made it's way to the whole country. I mean how doesn't love a spicy sausage sandwich!

The amazing thing is that it's a very easy dish to make at home too. Sosis Bandari is actually an spicy food like many other dishes that originated from south of Iran. You can definitely adjust the heat to your taste but I like mine pretty spicy! Also you can serve this delicious food with fresh parsley, red onion and pickles.

This is definitely one of my top 10 Persian recipes and I hope you enjoy it as well.

You can keep Sosis Bandari in an airtight container in fridge for up to 3 days.

-This recipe will serve 2 people.


Sosis Bandari:

  • 1 large onion

  • 3 beef sausages

  • 1 large potato (such as white or yellow)

  • 1 1/2 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste

Spicy sauce:

  • 3 tablespoon mayo

  • 1 tablespoon Siracha

  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

To serve:

  • Sandwich bread such as baguette or chiabata

  • Fresh parsley

  • Red onion (thinly sliced)


  1. Start with slicing the onion thinly.

  2. Heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion to the skillet and cook them over medium heat until soft and golden brown. Transfer cooked onions to a plate.

  3. Peel the potato and medium dice it. In a same skillet heat 1/2 teaspoon olive oil and add the diced potatoes. Cook potatoes until golden brown (not overcook them to get mushy). Transfer them to the same plate as cooked onions.

  4. Slice the beef sausages. Heat the remaining 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil in the same skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced sausages and cooked them until golden brown too. Transfer them to the same plate.

  5. In the same skillet add the tomato paste, chili flakes, paprika, turmeric and black pepper. Cook them for 2 minutes over medium heat.

  6. Transfer the cooked onions, potatoes and sausages back to the skillet. Mix everything well. add 2-3 tablespoon water if necessary. Do not over mix or mush the potatoes.

  7. Add salt and mix. Adjust the seasoning to your taste (if you like it spicier you can add more chili flakes).

  8. Mix all the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl.

  9. Toast your bread. Spread the sauce over the bread and add the Sosis Bandari. Add fresh parsley and sliced red onion on top.

  10. Enjoy.

نوش جان


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