X

bread upma recipe, how to make bread upma recipe

bread upma recipe with step by step photos – quick, easy and tasty upma made with bread.

i should have shared this bread upma recipe earlier, since this recipe is one of our favorite snack recipes made with bread. i have had some nice memories associated with bread upma. one of the first recipes i learnt to make was this upma. in fact during my school and college days, i would make this upma for both me and my sis.

i have been making this bread upma recipe for years now. its a much loved breakfast or snack at home. quick to make when you are short of time. best to use homemade bread or you can use any bread – whole wheat, multi grain, brown or white.

you can use fresh bread slices or even a few days old bread to make this upma. if using fresh bread slices, then no need to slice the edges. for a few days old bread, if the edges have become hard, then slice them.

if you are looking for more upma recipes then do check poha upma, oats upma, vermicelli upma, rice sevai upma, microwave upma and rava upma recipe.

bread upma recipe card below:

4.65 from 17 votes
print
bread upma recipe
prep time
10 mins
cook time
20 mins
total time
30 mins
 

bread upma recipe - quick, easy and tasty upma made with bread.

course: Breakfast, Snack
cuisine: south indian
servings: 2 to 3
author: dassana
ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 3 cups chopped bread cubes or 5 to 6 bread slices - chopped in cubes
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped or 1/3 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 green chili (hari mirch) - finely chopped
  • ¾ to 1 inch ginger (adrak) - finely chopped or 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 6 to 7 curry leaves (kadi patta) - chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes finely chopped or ½ cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
  • 1 pinch asafoetida (hing) - optional
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (dhania patta)
  • salt as required
how to make recipe
preparation for bread upma recipe:
  1. chop the bread slices in cubes. keep aside.
  2. finely chop the onions, green chilli, ginger and tomatoes. keep aside.

  3. chop the curry leaves and coriander leaves. keep aside.

making bread upma:
  1. heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. add 1 tsp mustard seeds and let them crackle and pop.
  2. then add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds. stir and saute till the cumin seeds also crackle and change their color.
  3. add 1/3 cup chopped onion. stir. on a low to medium flame, saute the onions till they turn translucent.
  4. add 1 green chili (finely chopped), 1 tsp finely chopped ginger and 6 to 7 curry leaves, chopped. stir and saute till the raw aroma of ginger goes away. about 10 to 12 seconds.
  5. then add 1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes. about 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped.
  6. add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp red chili powder and a pinch of asafoetida (optional). for a more spicy taste in bread upma, you can increase the red chili powder to 1/2 tsp.

  7. mix very well. add salt.
  8. stir and saute this onion-tomato-spices mixture till the tomatoes soften and you see oil releasing from the sides. the tomatoes have to be cooked well, otherwise you will feel the rawness in them. 

  9. there should also be no liquids or moisture in the mixture and it should be slightly dry. otherwise the bread cubes become soggy.

  10. add the bread cubes. mix the bread well with the rest of the mixture.
  11. on a low to medium flame, saute the bread cubes for 4 to 5 minutes till they become slightly crisp from the edges. 

  12. this way there is some crispness in the bread cubes on the edges, along with a soft texture in the center of the cubes.

  13. then add 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves. 

  14. instead of adding coriander leaves at this step, you can also garnish with them, while serving the bread upma.

  15. mix and serve bread upma hot as a breakfast or as a quick snack.


how to make bread upma recipe:

1. chop the bread slices in cubes. keep aside. here, i have used brown bread slices.

2. heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. add 1 tsp mustard seeds and let them crackle and pop.

3. then add ½ tsp cumin seeds.

4. stir and saute till the cumin seeds also crackle and change their color.

5. add ⅓ cup chopped onion.

6. stir.

7. on a low to medium flame, saute the onions till they turn translucent.

8. add 1 green chili (finely chopped), 1 tsp finely chopped ginger and 6 to 7 curry leaves, chopped. stir and saute till the raw aroma of ginger goes away. about 10 to 12 seconds.

9. then add ½ cup finely chopped tomatoes. about 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped.

10. add ¼ tsp turmeric powder, ¼ tsp red chili powder and a pinch of asafoetida (optional). for a more spicy taste in bread upma, you can increase the red chili powder to ½ tsp.

11. mix very well.

12. add salt.

13. stir and saute this onion-tomato-spices mixture till the tomatoes soften and you see oil releasing from the sides.

14. the tomatoes have to be cooked well, otherwise you will feel the rawness in them. there should also be no liquids or moisture in the mixture and it should be slightly dry. otherwise the bread cubes become soggy.

15. add the bread cubes.

16. mix the bread well with the rest of the mixture.

17. on a low to medium flame, saute the bread cubes for 4 to 5 minutes till they become slightly crisp from the edges. this way there is some crispness in the bread cubes on the edges, along with a soft texture in the center of the cubes.

18. then add 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves. instead of adding coriander leaves at this step, you can also garnish with them, while serving the bread upma.

19. mix.

20. serve bread upma hot as a breakfast or as a quick snack. for more tasty bread snacks recipes, you can check this collection of 20 bread snacks recipes.




SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Sharing is Caring!

This post was last modified on October 20, 2017, 7:57 pm

    Categories Indian Breakfast RecipesKids RecipesNorth Indian RecipesSouth Indian RecipesStarters & Snacks RecipesTiffin RecipesVegan Recipes