masala bread recipe
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masala bread

masala bread is one of the quickest, yummiest and easiest snack you can make with bread.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: breakfasts, snacks, starters
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 3
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 medium onion or ⅓ cup chopped onions
  • 2 medium tomatoes or ½ cup tightly packed finely chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • salt as required
  • 5 to 6 small to medium bread slices, sliced in small cubes
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 1 to 2 pinches kasuri methi , crushed – optional
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves for garnish
  • a few lemon wedges


preparation for bread masala recipe

  • firstly cut 5 to 6 bread slices in small cubes. keep aside.
  • finely chop 1 medium onion, 2 medium tomatoes and 1 green chili.

making bread masala

  • heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan and add 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste.
  • sauté for some seconds till raw aroma of both ginger and garlic goes away.
  • then add chopped onions. mix and then begin to sauté onions on a low to medium flame.
  • sauté onions till they turn translucent.
  • keep the flame to a low and then add the following spice powders – ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder, ½ teaspoon red chili powder, ½ teaspoon cumin powder and ½ teaspoon garam masala powder.
  • mix very well on a low flame taking care that the spices do not burn.
  • then add ½ cup tightly packed finely chopped tomatoes and 1 green chili (chopped). mix well.
  • season with salt as per taste. do add less salt as bread also has salt. mix again.
  • sauté tomatoes till they become pulpy and soften. you should also see oil releasing from the sides of the onion-tomato masala. add a few tablespoons water if the tomatoes stick to the pan.
  • when the tomatoes have softened, add 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves and 1 to 2 pinches kasuri methi (crushed). kasuri methi can be skipped if you don’t have it.
  • mix again and then add the bread cubes.
  • mix bread cubes very well with the onion-tomato masala and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes. for a crispy texture in the bread you can sauté them for some more time stirring at intervals on a low to medium-low flame. 
  • while serving bread masala drizzle some lemon juice on top. you can even garnish with a few chopped coriander leaves. serve bread masala hot or warm.