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5 Oct 2012

Bread Upma

I learnt the basic recipe of Bread Upma from my friend. She makes this often as an evening afterschool snack.I tweaked it a bit to include more vegies and make it for breakfast/lunch box.


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 3
Ingredients:
Bread6 slices
Onion chopped1 medium
Chilli powder1/2 tsp
Coriander powder1/2 tsp
Saltto taste
Aforesaid

a pinch
Turmeric powdera pinch
Oil3 tsp
Mustard seeds1/2 tsp
Urad dhal1/2 tsp
Curry leavesa sprig
Green peas1/4 cup
Chopped carrot1/2 cup
Coriander leaves1 tablespoon

Procedure:
Step1:
Remove the crust of the bread and tear it into pieces

Step2:
Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan and slightly fry the bread for 2 minutes.No need to deep fry it.
Keep it aside

Step3:
Heat 1 tsp of oil and add mustard seeds. Once it starts spluttering add urad dal, curry leaves

Step4:
Add onions and fry until it is translucent. Add green peas and carrot and fry until it is cooked.Make sure it does not become mushy

Step5:
Add salt, chilly powder, coriander powder, asafoetida, turmeric powder and fry for a couple of minutes

Step6:
Add the fried bread pieces and mix well

Step6:
Garnish with chopped cilantro


Note:
  • Whole wheat bread can be used for a more healthier version
  • For a quick snack, peas and carrot can be skipped.
  • Boiled and cubed potatoes can also be added
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