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how to make bread upma



Bread Upma is a popular South Indian dish that is usually served for breakfast or as a quick snack. It is an excellent way of using up the day-old bread and turning it into a mouthwatering dish. Chopped pieces of bread are mixed with a tangy and spicy tempering of mustard seeds, curry leaves, onions, turmeric powder, and red chili powder. This dish can be made in under 15 minutes.

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8 slices

onion, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped


mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

- 10

curry leaves


turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Lemon juice to taste

coriander leaves, chopped.

A small bunch



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and allow them to crackle.

Step 2:

Add curry leaves, chopped onions, green chillies, and sauté until onions turn transparent.

Step 3:

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and salt, mix well.

Step 4:

Cut the edges of the bread slices, cut into small pieces and add to the prepared mixture.

Step 5:

Toss the bread pieces well in the onion masala so that they are well coated.

Step 6:

Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat.

Step 7:

Turn off the heat, add a squeeze of lemon juice and garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.

Step 8:

Serve the Bread Upma hot.

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