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Sunday, September 21, 2014


Bread Upma 

is Easy breakfast or snack or even lunch box idea for your kids,So simple to make just tadka (seasoning/Tampering) and add Bread cubes,cook for few minutes,your dish is ready to serve


10 slices of bread, white or brown
4 tablespoons oil
1/4 teaspoon black mustard seeds
1/2 tea spoon white urad dal
1/2 tea spoon Chana Dal
1 tea spoon Cashew Nuts or pea nuts(de husked) Optional
1/2 cup coarsely chopped  onion (1 small onion)
1/2 teaspoon minced ginger, optional
1 green chili, (chopped)
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 th Tea spoon red chili powder (optional)
1/2 teaspoon, or according to taste red chili powder
1 tomato de -seeded and chopped
1 teaspoon lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro for garnish


1. Cut off the crust of the bread. Discard the crust or save for making bread crumbs. This is optional, you can leave the crust on if you like. Cut the bread into cubes.

2. Heat oil in a large wok. Add the mustard seeds,Urad Dal,Chana Dal,Cashew nuts/pea nuts,curry leaves. When they pop, add the onion, ginger and green chili. Saute on medium heat till the onion is translucent


3. Then add the turmeric and red chili powders. Stir for a few seconds.

4.Add tomato,cook for 2 -3 minutes

5. Add in the bread cubes to wok/kadhai

6.Add 1/2 cup of water and stir gently ( little water )

7 Add .lime juice and salt

8. Stir gently till everything is evenly combined and the bread has absorbed all the spices and turned yellow. About 4 minutes,

9. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves/ cilantro.

Note : 

1)You may Add other vegetables of your choice such as chopped Carrot/shredded cabbage/green peas etc (optional)

2)Non vegetarians may Add Egg (add little milk) and then Add to hot oil in the Wok/Kadhai.