Sunday, January 22, 2012

Bread Upma

I learnt the basic recipe of Bread Upma from my mother in law. She makes this often as an evening afterschool snack.I tweaked it a bit to include more vegies and make it for breakfast/lunch box.


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 3
Ingredients:
Bread6 slices
Onion chopped1 medium
Chilli powder1/2 tsp
Coriander powder1/2 tsp
Saltto taste
Asafoetidaa pinch
Turmeric powdera pinch
Oil3 tsp
Mustard seeds1/2 tsp
Urad dhal1/2 tsp
Curry leavesa sprig
Green peas1/4 cup
Chopped carrot1/2 cup
Coriander leaves1 tablespoon


Procedure:
Step1:
Remove the crust of the bread and tear it into pieces

Step2:
Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan and slightly fry the bread for 2 minutes.No need to deep fry it.
Keep it aside

Step3:
Heat 1 tsp of oil and add mustard seeds. Once it starts spluttering add urad dal, curry leaves

Step4:
Add onions and fry until it is translucent. Add green peas and carrot and fry until it is cooked.Make sure it does not become mushy


Step5:
Add salt, chilly powder, coriander powder, asafoetida, turmeric powder and fry for a couple of minutes


Step6:
Add the fried bread pieces and mix well


Step6:
Garnish with chopped cilantro


Note:
  • Whole wheat bread can be used for a more healthier version
  • For a quick snack, peas and carrot can be skipped.
  • Boiled and cubed potatoes can also be added

26 comments:

  1. Wow,loved your version of bread upmarket.

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  2. Good as break fast...
    Bookmarked!!!

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  3. A healthy breakfast is the one which contains good amounts of carbohydrates and proteins; but is low in sugars and fats.

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  4. yummy bread upma !! love to carry in my lunchbox !!

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  5. yummy and delicious upma, i too make this :)

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  6. Love the addition of veggies :) And I also like your table for the ingredients - super cool :)

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  7. delicious recipe..will def be a must try for me..;)
    Tasty Appetite

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  8. What a simple and yummy dish!! One of my fav brad recipe!

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  9. Simple yummy and quickie breakfast!!!

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  10. So quick, so comforting, yet so delicious!! :)
    The perfect use of leftover breads I say.

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  11. Awesome Recipe...Thanks for posting it dear..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  12. Bread upma is my favorite snack..Love it any time

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  13. Looks solorful and tempting..

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  14. Healthy recipe and nice idea to use leftover bread....

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  15. I love to have this for morning breakfast. Love it.

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  16. yummy upma... glad to follow you

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  17. This was really interesting yet was a surprisingly good dish. Flavorful and filling. Great job on the preparation instructions too. Nice recipe.

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  18. Fantastic bread upma,looks highly inviting.

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  19. Wish i could grab that bowl now.....looks so tempting!!

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