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Bread Upma

An upma made with bread slices, tomato and other spices. In this recipe, I have added “Karpooravalli Leaves” also known as “Oma Valli Leaves” or “Mexican Mint” instead of “Coriander Leaves”. 

Bread Upma

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: BreakfastCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

3

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

An upma made with bread slices, tomato and other spices. In this recipe, I have added “Karpooravalli Leaves” also known as “Oma Valli Leaves” or “Mexican Mint” instead of “Coriander Leaves”. 

Ingredients

  • Bread – 8 slices

  • Tomato – 2

  • Onion – 1

  • Green chillies – 2 to 3 Nos

  • Fresh ginger – a small piece

  • Coriander Leaves – few

  • Red chilli powder – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder – a pinch

  • Ghee or oil – 4 teaspoon

  • Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Bengal gram dhal – 1 teaspoon

  • Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

Directions

  • Remove the outer brown portion from the bread slices or if you wish you can use it as it is without removing the outer portion. 
  • Cut the bread slices into small squares. 
  • Chop onion, green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves and one tomato finely. 
  • Cut the other tomato into bite size pieces. Keep it aside.
  • In a kadai add the ghee or oil and when it is hot add mustard.
  • When it pops up add bengal gram dhal and urad dhall and fry till it become light brown.
  • Add chopped onion, chillies, ginger and fry till the onion is transparent.
  • Add finely chopped tomato and fry for one or two seconds.   
  • Add chilli powder, and turmeric along with salt. Mix well.  
  • Fry until the tomato is mashed well. 
  • Then add the bread pieces and stir gently.  
  • On the top add the remaining bite size tomatoes and chopped coriander leaves. 
  • Close with lid. Keep it in low flame for five to ten minutes stirring now and then. Remove from heat and add lemon juice and mix well.
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