10 Jul 2014

Bread Upma Recipe

Bread upma is an extremely easy breakfast or snack recipe. Bored of having idli's then try this flavorful and delicious bread recipe. You can use white bread or brown bread. I made this for an evening snack on a rainy day, this hot bread upma was perfect! Do try it out!

  • Bread - 8 slices (torn into small pieces)
  • Onion - 2 medium (sliced)
  • Tomato - 2 medium (chopped)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
To Temper
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Green chilli - 1 or 2

1. In a pan, add oil. Once the oil heats up, add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and chopped or slit green chillies.

2. Add the sliced onions after the mustard seeds splutter. Saute until the onions turn translucent. 
3. Add the chopped tomatoes, mix well and allow it to cook for a few minutes. Close the lid and let it cook for a couple of minutes in medium flame.

4. Once the tomatoes are cooked and mushy, add the masalas - turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala powder.
5. Mix in the masalas, if needed add a few tsps of water. Allow to cook for a couple more minutes.

6. Add the bread pieces and mix well with the gravy. Add the lemon juice and mix again.
7. Enjoy hot bread upma!

1. You can add some veggies to this and make it more interesting.
2. You can add ginger garlic paste too.
3. You can use white bread or brown bread.

Until next time,

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  1. We make this quite often... Great click :)

  2. this is a good breakfast idea and leftover breads can be used

  3. I am going to make this for breakfast tomorrow! I have everything I need in my cupboard - it looks simple enough and so yummy.

  4. Crispy and tasty breakfast!!

  5. Yummy breakfast.. Pics looks awesome:)

  6. lovely twist to regular upma..yummy


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