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Bread Upma

south indian upma recipe
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Course: Upma
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Author: Vidya Srinivasan


  • 4 bread I used whole wheat
  • 1 cup onion
  • 3/4 cup tomato
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • Required salt
  • 2 green chilli
  • 1 teaspoon kitchen king masala | gram masala
  • A generous portion of turmeric powder
  • Coriander leaves few

To temper:

  • 1/2 tablespoon ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1 teaspoon chana dal
  • Curry leaves few


  • Firstly ¬†ghee when is hot add mustard seeds, chana dal, green chili, and curry leaves let them splutter
  • Add onion and mix well
  • Furthermore add ginger garlic paste and saute till onion turns brown
  • Add turmeric powder and kitchen king masala and saute for 1 minute
  • Furthermore, add tomatoes and required salt; mix well and saute till tomatoes turn mushy
  • Meanwhile toast bread and cut it into small squares ; keep it ready
  • When tomatoes turn mushy lower the flame and add bread pieces; saute for 2-3 minutes
  • Finally, add coriander leaves; give a good mix and turn off the stove. Serve immediately
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  1. toasting bread is optional. You can even bake/ grill the bread
  2.  Bread masala tastes best if served immediately
  3. You can use any variety of bread and prepare upma
  4. Ginger garlic paste is optional
  5. for extra crunch you can add some roasted cashews
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