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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Bread Upma

bread upma

This is a very very simple yet tasty dish for all the bread lovers. It can be prepared in less than 10 minutes. Pair it with a juice to have for breakfast or pack it as a quick lunch or enjoy it as an evening snack. As a variation, you can add eggs to this upma. Check notes for details.
Now onto the recipe...

how to make bread upma

INGREDIENTS:
Bread - 6 slices
Onion - 2
Carrot - 2 (grated)
Green Chilli - 2
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Coriander Leaves - to garnish
METHOD:
1) Chop your bread into small cubes. Chop the onions and grate the carrot. Keep aside.
2) Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard, after it splutters add  urad dal and green chilli. When the urad dal turns light golden colour add the onions and curry leaves.
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3) Fry till the onions are transparent and then add the grated carrot. Fry till the carrots are cooked without any raw smell - about 3 minutes ( as the carrots are grated, they will cook fast ). Add salt and mix well.
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4) Finally add the Bread pieces and toss well. Keep it in simmer for 2 more minutes, slightly tossing in between so that the bread pieces are coated well. Finally garnish with coriander leaves.
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Simple, Delicious Bread upma is ready to eat!!!!

how to make bread upma

Serve hot and enjoy!!

bread upma

NOTES:
1) For egg version of this upma, scramble 2 eggs with salt in 1 tsp oil. Follow the same procedure till step 3, then add the scrambled eggs then followed by the bread pieces ( the remaining steps are the same). I normally do egg version when I serve hot and the eggless version if I am packing for lunch.
2) Don't skimp on the oil as it really uplifts the flavour as the bread pieces gets tossed in it.

Cheers,
Sindhiya.S

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17 comments:

  1. Simple it may be. Yet nice it is. I should try the next time when there's no takers for plain bread at home.

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  2. ha ha...glad u liked the recipe. Hope you enjoy it!!!

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  3. Wow just love this ...looks superb !

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  4. Perfect for breakfast... will try.

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  5. Looks yumm, One of my favorite breakfast recipes :) Like the idea to add grated carrots.

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  6. Hi, came across your blog from one of common blogger friend..
    Very nice and neatly done blog.. Bread upma is my favourite and easiest a breakfast option, but never added carrots to it. Your idea add that vibrant carrot color too... :) Glad to know you.. Thanks...
    http://chhapanbhog.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you for your lovely comment Shikha!! Glad to know too :) Love to keep in touch..

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  7. This looks yummy. I love eating bread upma. :)

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    1. Thank u Ritu!! I too am crazy about bread..

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  8. I love Bread Upma's.. The step by step images are making it more inviting.. I wanting to make them for breakfast tommorow.

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