How to make Bread Upma -

Pieces of bread tossed with potatoes, onions and a delicious tempering to make this quick upma recipe.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Bread slices (ब्रेड स्लाइस),

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Bread Upma

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If you are bored of eating a regular upma then a bread upma is what you should try. Pieces of bread tossed with boiled potato, onions and an aromatic tempering of mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chilli powder, turmeric, lemon juice and green chillies, finished with a sprinkling of fresh coriander. It is a quick recipe to make and delicious to eat.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bread Upma Recipe

  • Bread slices 12

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies 2

  • Tomato 2 medium

  • Potato boiled 2 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Spring onions 2-3

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Chop ginger finely. Heat oil in a non-stick wok. Chop the onions finely. When the oil is hot add cumin seeds and mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 2

Add ginger and onions and sauté till soft. Chop green chillies finely, add and sauté well. Chop tomatoes and potatoes into big pieces. Add potatoes to the pan and mix well. Add tomatoes and mix well.

Step 3

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and mix well. Add ¼ cup water and mix well and cook for a while. Meanwhile trim the edges of the bread slices and cut them into small cubes.

Step 4

When tomatoes soften slightly, add bread and mix well. Reduce heat. Chop spring onion greens and add and mix well. Add lemon juice and mix well. Serve hot.

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