bread upma

Bread upma recipe, Quick bread upma

Bread upma is an extremely easy, yummy and quick to make breakfast made with basic ingredients that is always available in pantry. This crunchy and spicy bread upma is ideal for breakfast or even as quick snack as it takes very less time to prepare and will be adored by both kids and adults. The only change that I made to this upma is its appearance similar to idli upma by grinding bread pieces in blender. So if you are looking for any easy way to make use of bread or any quick breakfast without any side dish you could try making this recipe and give your regular bread upma a new look. For the below recipe i used red chilli as I ran out of chilli while chopping onion, so quickly grabbed red chilli from my patio garden, but you can use the regular green chilli. So lets get to the making!

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  • Bread – 6 slices
  • Onion – 1
  • Chilli – 2
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Curry leaves – a spring
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Channa dal – 1 tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Chopped cilantro – 1 tsp (for garnish)

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How to make quick bread upma with step by step images

bread upma

  1. Take 6 slices of bread, cut the sides (brown part). Now make the white portion of the bread into pieces and add it in a blender. Grind it into into crumbs and keep it aside.
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  2. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, when it splutters add urad dal and channa dal when it turns golden brown add curry leaves, chopped onion and green chilli. Saute well.
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  3. Now add turmeric powder and salt. Give it a quick stir and add the ground bread. Mix it gently using a spatula. Put off the flame as soon as you mix it as it will be make bread crumbs to turn little crispy. Garnish it with chopped cilantro and serve it hot!
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