Bread Upma ( Breakfast Or Snack Recipe)

Bread Upma ( Breakfast Or Snack Recipe)

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Bread Upma is one of the peppiest ways to have bread! Although it is a great way to use up leftover bread, many people like it so much that they would go and buy a fresh pack of bread just to make this upma. Indeed, with desi shades of chillies, onions, tomatoes and spice powders, tempered traditionally, and perked up with tomato ketchup and lemon juice, this snack is replete with varied flavours that are sure to delight your palate. You will also thoroughly enjoy the unique texture of this upma, which can be had as a breakfast or evening snack.

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Bread Upma ( Breakfast Or Snack Recipe) recipe - How to make Bread Upma ( Breakfast Or Snack Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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3 cups roughly torn bread pieces
2 tbsp oil
2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
6 to 7 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
1 1/2 tbsp tomato ketchup
2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle add the curry leaves, ginger, garlic, green chilies and onion and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while mashing lightly with the help of a ladle.
  4. Add the tomato ketchup, lemon juice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the bread, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  6. Switch off the flame, add the coriander and mix well.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy336 cal
Protein7.3 g
Carbohydrates42.6 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat15.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A616.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.9 mg
Vitamin C32.6 mg
Folic Acid25.4 mcg
Calcium72 mg
Iron1.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium126 mg
Potassium192.4 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Bread Upma ( Breakfast Or Snack Recipe)
 on 04 Aug 17 07:10 PM

Tried this being an amateur in culinary skills! Simple , Easy & very Tasty!
Bread Upma ( Breakfast Or Snack Recipe)
 on 01 May 16 02:11 PM

it was just amazing i love bread upma and now that i have learned to make it i will have it everyday.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Aliesha, we are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
02 May 16 03:14 PM
Bread Upma ( Breakfast Or Snack Recipe)
 on 28 Nov 15 11:13 AM

Upma using left over bread is something which isthe best solution to use up stale bread. its quick. Love the typical flavours of mustard and curry leaves and the masalas.. I take it in my tiffin as well or make an instant snack for evevnings.